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Alana C. Srour

Alana C. Srour represents clients in a variety of litigation matters, including entertainment, class action and unfair competition defense, intellectual property, product liability, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and commercial and business disputes. She handles virtually every phase of litigation from pre-litigation through final disposition or resolution, including research, drafting and arguing substantive and procedural motions, preparing and responding to written discovery, e-discovery and document production management, taking and defending percipient and expert witness depositions, participating in mediations, arbitrations and trials - examining witnesses on direct and cross-examination. Alana's litigation experience extends to both state and federal courts.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Defended champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his company, Mayweather Promotions, in MDL proceeding and subsequent 9th Circuit appeal stemming from the Mayweather/Pacquiao boxing match – obtained District Court dismissal with prejudice of all class action suits, upheld on appeal.
  • Represented major motion picture studio in putative class action involving profit participation.
  • Second-chaired arbitration in real estate valuation dispute; examined multiple witnesses on direct and cross-examination.
  • Defended major automobile manufacturer in consumer fraud trials and other litigation.
  • Represented A-list talent in various trademark and copyright disputes.
  • Defended and counseled businesses and building owners in Title III ADA and California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act lawsuits across a wide array of industries.
  • Defended and counseled clients in ADA litigation as it applies to the internet and e-commerce.
  • Represented medical device and consumer product manufacturers in product liability litigation.
  • Defeated class certification in wage and hour putative class action against Fortune 50 company.
  • Obtained dismissal of putative class action against alcoholic beverage manufacturer alleging that product was not "all natural."
  • Obtained dismissal at the pleading stage of a putative class action against video game studio claiming that product suffered from various defects and missing functionality.
  • Defeated class certification in actions alleging violations of California consumer protection statutes and breach of contract against sound recording school.
  • Defended manufacturers of asbestos-containing products in several cases in California state courts, including trial.
  • Defended publicly traded corporations in defense of consumer class action and unfair competition litigations.
  • Represented brands in trademark litigation matters.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southern California Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2013-2019
    • Top Women Attorneys in Southern California, "Rising Star," 2019
  • Leadership Council, Public Counsel
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Century City Bar Association

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2010
    • Order of the Coif
    • St. Thomas Moore Law Honor Society
    • Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society
    • Sayre Macneil Scholar
    • Dean’s Honor List
    • Note & Comment Editor, Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review
    • Member, Scott Moot Court Honors Board and Roger J. Traynor California Appellate Moot Court Team
  • B.S., Business, University of Southern California, 2005
    • Dean’s List
    • Women's Varsity Water Polo
Admissions
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit