Robert Ezra is a partner in our Los Angeles office and head of the firm’s Fashion Law Practice.
Fashion industry expert
Over the course of his 40-year career Mr. Ezra has earned the reputation as a leading lawyer in the apparel, fashion and textiles industry by assisting clients in critical decisions in all aspects of their business operations. He gained practical industry knowledge as an accountant and loan officer to garment makers before he became an attorney. Mr. Ezra also specializes in contractual claims, shareholder and partnership disputes and dissolutions, including provisional remedies, unfair competition, intellectual property claims and business torts both within and outside the apparel industry. He also has expertise in financing and secured transactions. He devises legally protective and creative resolutions in business conflicts and creates valuable opportunities for clients in the area of financing and business growth. He also advises on copyright and trademark availability and enforcement, and licensing agreements. Mr. Ezra has experience in litigation, labor and employment, financing, letters of credit, factoring and secured transactions, and establishing overseas manufacturing operations. Mr. Ezra is a Certified Business Mediator and was a member of the Los Angeles Superior Court Mediation Panel. He is often quoted in fashion and apparel industry publications, and requested to share his expertise with a variety of fashion industry and business organizations.
He has been awarded an AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards, and he has been recognized for fourteen consecutive years on the Southern California Super Lawyers list (2007-2020).