J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
Amnon Siegel has been litigating complex, high-profile cases his entire career. He has significant victories for plaintiffs and defendants in jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations. In 2017, Amnon obtained a $256 million jury verdict in Orange County Superior Court, one of the Top 10 verdicts in the country. Amnon’s defense victories include a unanimous jury verdict on behalf of a commercial bank, which was selected as a Top 10 defense verdict in California. He has a track record of success in a variety of important cases. In 2018, Amnon was selected by the Daily Journal as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” attorneys in the State of California. Amnon was recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2020 and 2021 as one of its Leaders of Influence: Litigators & Trial Attorneys.
As lead and co-lead counsel, Amnon has had success for clients at every stage of litigation. He has obtained dismissal of multimillion-dollar “bet the company” cases, successfully obtained and defeated case-dispositive injunctions, won summary judgment in key matters, prevailed in marathon trials, and succeeded at the appellate level, both on interlocutory and final appeals.
In the courtroom, Amnon represents both individuals and companies in a variety of commercial matters, including intellectual property, trade secrets, fraud, tortious interference, negligence, breach of contract, lender liability and breach of fiduciary duty. Amnon has extensive experience in real estate, automotive and insurance industry disputes. He has represented land developers, landlords and tenants, automotive dealers across the country in disputes with their franchisors and lenders, as well as business policyholders in high-stakes, bad faith insurance coverage disputes.
Amnon joined Miller Barondess in 2007 and has been integral to the firm’s growth. Before joining Miller Barondess, Amnon worked in the litigation department at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP’s Los Angeles office, where he worked on complex civil litigation cases. Amnon graduated from New York University School of Law and prior to that, received his undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley. Each year since 2013, Amnon was recognized by his peers in Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star” and “Super Lawyer.”
Amnon is also well-versed in negotiation and alternative dispute resolution, having received advanced training and successfully mediating cases as a member of Los Angeles County Superior Court’s mediation panel.
Amnon’s first-chair trial victories include:
Amnon’s other successes include: