Myles Lanzone

Special Counsel

Overview

Myles is a special counsel at Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice. Prior to joining Foley, Myles worked at several San Francisco and Oakland-based firms, where his litigation practice areas include the defense of general liability, employment matters, construction, government contracts, financial services, and appellate. He has a comprehensive background in all aspects of the civil litigation process and has successfully drafted and argued dozens of motions and briefs. Before entering private practice, he clerked for the California Supreme Court and Los Angeles County Superior Court, where he drafted proposed rulings on a broad range of matters, including pleading challenges, discovery disputes, and motions for summary judgment/adjudication.

Education

Myles received his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2008). During law school, he was awarded the CALI and Witkin awards for the highest grade in contracts. He was also a senior articles editor of the Hastings Business Law Journal. He earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Sonoma State University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2003), where he served as the president of the Student Economics Association.

Admissions

Myles is admitted to practice law in California and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Northern, Central, Eastern, and Southern Districts for the United States District Court of California, as well as the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.