Ankur Tarneja


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    Ankur Tarneja is a partner in the firm’s Southern California offices.  He is an experienced litigator who has served clients on both sides of the bar. He started his career working on business litigation matters, which has since evolved into a general liability practice. His experience includes business litigation, contract disputes, personal injury, product liability, real estate and construction disputes, homeowner association conflicts, habitability claims, civil right actions, and a host of other unique legal issues.

    Ankur is known for his pragmatic approach to conflict resolution. Many of his opposing counsel applaud his ability to negotiate settlements, discovery disputes, conflicts of interest, and trial motion resolution. Most importantly, his clients are extremely impressed with his canny ability to deliver results, manage client-attorney relationships, and open line of communication.

    In the courtroom, Ankur is respected for his decorum, friendly yet zealous representation of his clients, command of his case, and ability to work with opposing counsel, court staff, and the judge. His ability to work with technology and trial support teams is a massive bonus to his clients as well. 

    Outside of work, Ankur is an avid long-distance runner who enjoys spending time with his Australian Shepherd Zion, cycling, and traveling.


    • California
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California


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    J.D., University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, 2008

    L.L.M., Tulane University Law School, 2009

    B.A., Wake Forest University, Spanish Language and Literature, 2004


    Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2014-2021