Gregg S. Garfinkel, Partner, is an experienced transportation attorney and nationally-recognized expert in the field of business litigation and transportation law. Gregg has represented the nation’s largest transportation & logistics companies, and is personally responsible for some of the most important legal precedent in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Garfinkel has been recognized as a Southern California Super Lawyer from 2005 – 2017, and has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Gregg is frequent lecturer at loss prevention seminars, offering insight on current issues and legal developments in the transportation and logistics industry. He is also a gifted writer, and has published numerous articles in local, and national, legal publications. Gregg regularly contributes to Stone | Dean’s At Issue Newsletter and has penned articles posted to the Firm’s Cutting Edge Blog.

Areas of Practice:

  • Interstate and Intrastate Transportation Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Professional Liability Defense


  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, California State University Northridge
  • Juris Doctorate, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

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Membership and Activities:

  • California Moving and Storage Association (CMSA)
  • Conference of Freight Counsel
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association
  • Transportation Lawyers Association


Gregg is a rabid/avid baseball fan, and enjoys saltwater fishing with his two boys.

Published Decisions:

  • Landstar Ranger, Inc. v. Parth Enters. (C.D. Cal. 2010) 725 F.Supp.2d 916
  • HoushangShabani v. Classic Design Servs. (C.D. Cal. 2010) 699 F.Supp.2d 1138
  • Allstate Ins. Co. v. Mayflower Transit, LLC (C.D. Cal. 2009) 616 F.Supp.2d 1003
  • White v. Mayflower Transit, L.L.C. (9th Cir. 2008) 543 F.3d 581
  • Steiner v. Horizon Moving Systems Inc. (C.D. Cal. 2008) 568 F.Supp.2d 1084
  • Sompo Japan Ins. Co. of America, Inc. v. VIP Transport, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2008) 568 F.Supp.2d 1080
  • Farrah v. Monterey Transfer & Storage, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2008) 555 F.Supp.2d 1066
  • Hall v. North American Van Lines, Inc. (9th Cir. 2007) 476 F.3d 683
  • Moore v. La Habra Relocations, Inc. (C.D. Cal. 2007) 501 F.Supp.2d 1278
  • Browne v. Turner Const. Co. (2005) 127 Cal.App.4th 1334
  • Coughlin v. United Van Lines, LLC (C.D. Cal. 2005) 362 F.Supp.2d 1166
  • Coughlin v. United Van Lines, LLC (C.D. Cal. 2005) 362 F.Supp.2d 1170
  • Inline, Inc. v. A.V.L. Holding Co. (2005) 125 Cal.App.4th 895
  • Reliance Ins. Co. v. Superior Court (2000) 84 Cal.App.4th 383