Orlando Arellano

A civil litigator with over ten years experience, Orlando Arellano specializes in insurance liability issues. He has represented and assisted some of the largest insurance companies in the United States, successfully tackling many complex coverage issues.

Prior to joining Berger Kahn in 2014, Orlando was Senior Counsel at Capstone Law APC, where his practice focused on class action litigation. He successfully represented clients in numerous high-stakes class action cases. Orlando notably received commendation from the City of Lancaster for litigating the Summer York v. Starbucks Corporation case with a $3M Settlement.

With a track record of success in the courtroom and at the negotiating table, Orlando has successfully handled countless cases involving consumer, employment and insurance issues. His strong research and writing skills, coupled with thorough and meticulous attention to detail, enables Orlando to excel in the insurance coverage arena.

A resident of Orange County, Orlando is a car-racing enthusiast and enjoys following his favorite soccer team, Manchester United.

Education
Southwestern University School of Law (JD, 2004)
• Dean’s List
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, (BS Finance, Real Estate and Law, 2001)
• President’s List

Admitted to Practice
• California
• U.S. District Court, Central, Northern, and Eastern Districts of California
• U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Memberships
State Bar of California
Orange County Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association

Distinctions
Received commendation from City of Lancaster for litigation in York v. Starbucks class action.

Languages
Spanish

Recent Media Coverage
HG Legal Resources Features Attorney Orlando Arellano and Principal David Ezra in New Column “New Law Offers Piece Rate Employers a Possible ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card”
H.G. Legal Resources – December 17, 2015

Avvo Legal Guides Features Attorney Orlando Arellano and Principal David Ezra in New Column “New Law Offers Piece Rate Employers a Possible ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card”
Avvo Legal Guides – December 17, 2015

Community Involvement
Orlando has generously provided pro bono legal services to recover unpaid wages for lower wage employees.

O.C. Bar Foundation Associate Board Summer Rooftop Event Attended and Supported by Berger Kahn
In support of the programs and initiatives of the O.C. Bar Foundation, OCBF Associate Board member and Berger Kahn partner Erin Mindoro, along with Shareholder Dave Ezra, attorney Orlando Arellano and legal secretary Pam Daubert joined the Bar Foundation for their summer rooftop event.

O.C. Bar Foundation Event Sponsored by Berger Kahn
In support of the programs and initiatives of the O.C. Bar Foundation, Associate Board member attorney Erin Mindoro, along with Principal Dave Ezra and attorney Orlando Arellano joined the Bar Foundation for their summer rooftop event.