Mr. Norris has tried over 40 cases, including over 17 jury trials to verdict. He also has regularly argued appeals in state and federal courts.
Before founding Norris & Galanter LLP with Douglas Galanter in 2004, Mr. Norris had been a partner in Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP, Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan LLP (later Holland & Knight), and Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP.
Mr. Norris’s wide-ranging experience has included:
Representative clients of Mr. Norris (over the last decade) include:
Adams Laboratories, Aspen Medical Resources, Bollé, Bristol A/R, California Pharmacy Management, Cerberus Capital Management, Compression Records, CNN, dataLOK, Connexion Entertainment Group, Designer Tickets & Tours, First Medical Management, Hasbro, Health Smart Corporation, Industrial Pharmacy Management, Ion Beam Applications, Johnson & Johnson, Las Vegas Tickets, Long Beach Pain Center, Med-Legal, Neurologic Orthopedic Associates, NCL Pharmaceuticals, Ocean Fresh Trading, Pacific Hospital of Long Beach, Physicians Management Group, Powerski International, Qualified Billing & Collections, Scholastic Entertainment, Senor Fish Restaurants, Shakey’s Restaurants, Smith Barney, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Stonelock Pictures, Systems Parking, S&B Surgery Center, Tatung, Turner Network, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Westlake Surgery Center, Wilshire Surgicenter, XCU Capital Corporation, Zemsky Green Artist Management
J.D., Stanford Law School, 1979
B.A., University of California Los Angeles, 1976
Honorable Lawrence T. Lydick, United States District Judge for the Central District of California, 1979-1980
Northern District of California
Southern District of California
Eastern District of California
Central District of California
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Los Angeles Superior Court Arbitrator/Mediator, 1993 - 2000.
Editor, Stanford Journal of International Law, 1978-79
Co-founder Northeast Los Angeles Little League