Welcome To

CR&D Law

Serving clients
Across California
Full Service
Law Firm

We are a trial and appellate defense law firm based in Los Angeles.

CR&D has more than 30 years of experience in the field of public and private entity defense. Every case is very important to us and we take pride in our sensitive and prompt response to complex issues facing governmental entities throughout the state of California.

Carpenter, Rothans & Dumont

Representing public and private clients throughout California and the U.S.

Civil Rights

We represent cities, police departments, and public entities in cases involving violations of civil rights, including labor and employment.

Labor & Employment

We defend public agenices in all aspects of labor and employment matters, arising under federal or state law.

Ground Transportation

CR&D’s practice focuses on the legal defense needs of the marine and ground transportation industries in California and beyond.

Regulatory & Administrative Compliance

We assist in complying with administrative and regulatory legal requirements and contesting administrative and regulatory determinations.

Toxic Tort & Environmental

We handle the entire spectrum of toxic, asbestos, and environmental litigation and represent clients in state and federal forums.

Municipal Liability

We defend public entities in cases involving city streets, crosswalks, highways, school and college campuses, and other public property.  


CR&D has experience in representing owners, developers, lenders, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, sureties, and design professionals.

Premises Liability

Our office defends public and private entities in all aspects of premises liability and dangerous condition actions.