David Jang, Los Angeles Complex Business Litigation Attorney

Arun Avva

Arun Avva assists individuals and corporate clients in constitutional, contract, trade secret, antitrust, and other disputes, helping them achieve the best possible outcome given their business and legal objectives. Arun has also counseled and represented state and other sovereign entities on complex legal issues, including in matters before the United States Supreme Court.

Arun’s practice includes substantial briefing before various state and federal courts of appeal and merits briefing before the United States Supreme Court. Arun successfully overturned a preliminary injunction in the California Court of Appeals that was preventing a client from selling his business, preserved a $240 million claim before the New York Appellate Division, and secured billions of dollars of water use rights before the United States Supreme Court.

Prior to joining the firm, Arun was an associate at Venable LLP in Los Angeles and previously worked at a large national law firm in Washington, DC. Arun is admitted to practice in Maryland and Texas and is pending admission to California. Arun received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he served as the Senior Policy Editor for the Harvard Law and Policy Review. He also received his B.S., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University, with an honors degree in International Political Economy.


Harvard Law School
J.D., 2015
magna cum laude

Georgetown University
B.S, International Political Economy, 2012
magna cum laude




California (pending)


Trial/Dispute Resolution Experience:

  • Member of trial team in a six week trial before a Supreme Court appointed Special Master in a water rights dispute between Georgia and Florida. Florida was seeking an equitable order constraining Georgia’s water use. We obtained a complete verdict in favor of Georgia that was subsequently affirmed by the Supreme Court.
  • First-chaired mediation of a construction dispute between the owner/general contractor against the architect for a senior assisted living facility. Secured a favorable mediator’s report, which all parties ultimately accepted, awarding client approximately 75% of damages sought.

Other Litigation Experience:

  • Successfully defendant a $240 million claim in New York state court against multiple large investment banks against a motion to dismiss and subsequent appeal of the denial of the motion to dismiss.
  • Successfully defended a multimillion claim in California federal court against a mortgage servicer’s motion to dismiss.
  • Successfully preserved a $20 million settlement in a dissolution of a family trust from a collateral attack by non-signatory children of two of the settling parties.

Pro Bono Experience

  • Member of a trial team that obtained a complete plaintiff’s verdict in RLUIPA litigation. We secured recognition of our client’s religion within the Virgnia Department of Corrections, overcoming prior Fourth Circuit precedent that had allowed the state to treat the group as a gang instead of a religious group.