We Take On the World for You

The lawyers at The Novak Law Firm, P.C. are proud to fight hard on behalf of each and every one of our clients. We understand that our clients are entrusting us with their future, and we take that trust very seriously. We believe in providing top-tier legal services that are tailored to each individual case, so that we can provide the best possible outcome for our clients.

About The Firm

The Novak Law Firm, P.C. was founded by renowned attorney Sean M. Novak, Esq. and our attorneys have over forty (40) years of combined experience in the practice of law. The firm strictly follows Mr. Novak’s principles of integrity and tenacity in representation of clients in the community. 

In recognition of his excellence, Mr. Novak has received numerous awards and professional distinctions including:

  In 2023 Sean M. Novak, Esq. was named as Top Personal Injury Attorney in the United States by Lawyer Monthly Magazine.

  Sean M. Novak, Esq. has been appointed a lifetime member of American Academy of Attorneys’ “100 Million Dollar Club” for obtaining verdicts and settlements well in excess of that sum during the past over twenty-five years of practice;

  Sean M. Novak, Esq. has been named to Super Lawyers for Southern California -Top Lawyers in California from 2008 through 2023 as published in Los Angeles Magazine, Orange County Magazine, and The New York Times;

  Sean M. Novak, Esq. has been named as a Top Attorney in the United States by Lawyers of Distinction from 2018 through 2023;

  The National Trial Lawyers have named Sean M. Novak, Esq. as their Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Attorneys from 2018 through 2023;

  Sean M.  Novak, Esq. named Top 10 Attorney in California by Attorney and Practice Magazine for 2018 through 2022;

  Sean M. Novak, Esq. named Top 10 Attorney in the State of California by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys for 2014-2022;

Areas of Practice

At Novak law firm, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with personalized attention and quality legal services. We understand that every client’s situation is unique, and we work hard to find solutions that meet their specific needs. If you need legal assistance, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our lawyers are ready to help you.

Here are some of the practice areas we specialize in:

Personal Injury

Here at our law firm, we prioritize personal injury cases and have a wealth of knowledge…

Employment Discrimination

Race Discrimination / Harassment, Sexual Harassment…

Labor Law

At our law firm, we are committed to ensuring that employees’ rights are upheld and protected…

Workers' Compensatation

When you’re hurt or unwell due to work-related incidents, it can be challenging…

Business Litigation

We are a law firm with a team of skilled attorneys specializing in business…

Entertainment Litigation

Don’t stress out if you’re in the entertainment industry and facing legal troubles…

If you or a loved one is in need of legal assistance, call The Law Office of Novak Law Firm at (310) 921-8712 or email us at service@novaklawfirm.com. The initial consultation is free of charge, and if we agree to handle your case, we will work on a contingency fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a monetary recovery of funds.

Choose Us

At Novak Law Firm, we have a wealth of experience in providing legal representation to our clients. With years of experience handling various legal issues, we have developed a deep understanding of the legal system and court procedures, which enables us to navigate legal issues more effectively. 

Our experienced lawyers have successfully represented clients across a wide range of legal issues, and we specialize in various areas of law, including personal injury, family law, criminal law, and more. We understand that every case is unique, and we strive to provide personalized and effective legal solutions that cater to our clients’ specific needs. 

When you work with our law firm, you can be confident that you are working with knowledgeable and competent legal professionals who will work tirelessly to achieve your goals. We are dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of service and achieving favorable outcomes in their cases. 

Whether you are dealing with a complex legal issue or require legal assistance for a straightforward matter, we are here to help. Our experience as a law firm enables us to identify potential legal obstacles and develop effective strategies to achieve our clients’ goals. 

If you need legal representation, do not hesitate to contact us. We are ready to help you navigate the legal system and achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

We believe in a personalized approach to legal representation. We take the time to get to know our clients and their unique situations, so we can provide them with the best possible advice and guidance. We understand that no two cases are the same, and we work tirelessly to develop tailored strategies that meet our clients’ specific needs and goals.

At Novak Law Firm, we’re committed to providing our clients with the best possible legal representation. We understand that legal battles can be stressful and overwhelming, and we strive to make the process as smooth and straightforward as possible.

Our attorneys are experienced, knowledgeable, and dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for our clients. We understand that our clients’ needs are our top priority, and we work tirelessly to ensure that they receive the attention, advice, and support they need.

If you’re looking for a law firm that will fight for your rights and put your needs first, contact us at The Right Way to Fight For You. We’re here to help.


Case Results

Orange County Superior Court Case No. 30-2008-00 I 01378-CU-P A-CJC:
FACTS: On Nov. 27, 2007, at 3 p.m., plaintiff DM, a 47-ycar-old financial planner, was in a crosswalk crossing at tlre intersection of tlre 1-5 freeway ramp and Newport Beach in Tustin. He was struck by a full-size pickup truck that was being driven by Rexal Ford, after Ford made a right tum from a red light onto the ramp.

The plaintiff sued Ford and his employer, Econolite Traffic Engineering and Maintenance Inc.
alleging motor vehicle negligence. The defendants did not contest liability but claimed tlrat tlre sun was in Ford’s eyes at the time of the accident.

INJURIES: The plaintiff claimed he suffered a traumatic brain injury; fractured right humerus, left clavicle, left wrist, and bilateral shoulder fractures. The plaintiff had a pre-existing blood disorder and pre-existing strokes.

The defendant alleged that plaintiff’s traumatic brain injury was pre-existing and not caused by the accident.

RESULT: The parties settled for $6 million dollars.

FACTS: In April2005, Rama Katwaroo used a “healing lamp”he had purchased online from the defunct healinglamp.com website.The self-proclaimed healing lamp was supposed to relieve a foot ailment, but instead caused a severe burn to Katwaroo’s foot that forced part of his foot to be amputated.
On a products liability theory, Katwaroo sued .the manufacturer, marketers, distributors, and owners of the healing lamp.

Following trial, a verdict was returned for the Plaintiff against all defendants for the amount of $5,838,790.00.

In November 2003, Doe was diagnosed with cancer. Soon after, she was denied treatment coverage by her provider.
Doe sued her provider for bad faith. Her 55-year-old husband was also named as a plaintiff.
The defendant provider claimed Doe misrepresented her weight when she filled out her application and as a result, her treatment was voided from coverage. The plaintiffs counsel countered that even if Doe misrepresented her weight, it did not preclude her from vitally needed coverage.

Doe claimed she needed surgeries and chemotherapy treatment as a result of her cancer diagnosis. She claimed medical costs were $850,000.

RESULT A $1,295,000 settlement was reached between the Parties in advance of binding arbitration.

On April 17, 2008, two African-American males were driving in a 1997 Pontiac Grand Am on the 710 North freeway near Long Beach when they were cut off by a phantom green car. They didn’t hit the car in front of them but were rear-ended by a tractor trailor. The property damage was about $5,000.
The driver suffered injuries to his neck, back and ankle. The passenger had a non-displaced fracture at the C-2 vertebrae with no surgery. The total meds were around $100,000.

Both plaintiffs had significant pre-existing injuries. Additionally, the driver had three felony convictions.

The defendant contended it was a “staged accident” and that the plaintiffs intentionally caused the accident (the defense pre-trial 998 offer was a waiver of costs).
After a 4 week trial, the jury rejected all of defendants’ arguments, and returned a verdict of $632,000.00.

San Diego Superior Court Case No. 37-2008-00100995-CU-BC-NC
Defendant William Slattery fraudulently and materially breached the terms of an Asset Purchase Agreement that he entered into with the Plaintiff on or about March 7, 2008.The key terms of the Agreement provided that defendant would sell to Plaintiff his existing business, client list, goodwill, and other assets in exchange for the purchase price of $968,229.90.

Immediately following close of the sale, defendant began stealing clients and funds from Plaintiff in violation of the terms of the contract and an express non-compete agreement.

Defendant was alleged to have misappropriated in excess of $400,000.00 in funds from Plaintiff, and
diverted a portfolio of business valued at in excess of $500,000.00.

After an eight day binding Arbitration, the Arbitrator returned a Judgment against defendant in the amount of $1,340,994.00, allocated as $670,497.00 in economic damages; $670,497.00 in punitive damages

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