R. Jeffrey Graham
Jeffrey’s practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on personal injury defense, employment law, real estate law, education law, special education/disability law, as well as class actions relating to anti-trust/price fixing. Jeffrey has conducted more than 1,000 Title VII and Title IX investigations involving claims of discrimination based upon membership in protected classes, including but not limited to, gender orientation, sexual orientation, age, race, religion and national origin.
Jeffrey has tried jury, bench and administrative law trials to favorable conclusions and has taken and defended scores of depositions of witnesses and experts. He has also conducted a myriad of arbitrations and mediations involving education, special education, disability rights, personal injury, real estate and employment law matters for both private and public entities.
Jeffrey has assisted in the litigation of multiple class action lawsuits resulting in successfully negotiated multi-million-dollar settlements involving antitrust price fixing and unfair competition claims relating to vitamins, smokeless tobacco, methionine and other products.
A graduate of Southwestern University School of Law, Jeffrey is admitted to practice before the California state courts, the United States District Court, Central District of California and the Supreme Court of the United States. Jeffrey is a former Board Member of the Institute for Redesign of Learning and has served as President, Vice President and Scholarship Committee Chair of the South Pasadena chapter of Kiwanis International. As a result of his leadership, he received the Kiwanis International Distinguished Service Award. Jeffrey holds his Real Estate Broker License from California’s Bureau of Real Estate. Jeffrey has volunteered as a coach for the San Marino National Little League and has served as a coach and referee for the American Youth Soccer Organization.