John J. Stumreiter

Of Counsel

John J. Stumreiter

Of Counsel


(213) 228-0400

John J. Stumreiter has been a distinguished member of the California state bar for 44 years and has extensive experience in civil litigation, with extensive motions work, and in appellate law.  He is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School.  He clerked for Hon. Malcolm M. Lucas of the United States District Court for the Central District of California and then worked at large and small law firms.

Mr. Stumreiter was in the United States Marine Corps in 1968-70.  He also has worked as a newspaper reporter.


B.A., Yale University, 1967
J.D., Harvard Law School, 1972
LL.M., Harvard Law School, 1973

Court Admissions

United States Supreme Court
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Central District of California
Eastern District of California
Southern District of California
Northern District of California

Officially Reported Cases

 Ochoa v. Dorado, 228 Cal.App.4th 120 (2014)
(reply, supplemental briefs, and argument only).
 Myrick v. Mastagni, 185 Cal.App.4th 1082 (2010).
 So. Cal. Painters v. Rodin & Co., 558 F.3d 1028 (9th Cir. 2009).
 Miller v. American Greetings Corp., 161 Cal.App.4th 1055 (2008).
 People ex rel. Grijalva v. Superior Court, 159 Cal.App.4th 1072 (2008).
 Michael v. Denbeste Transportation, Inc., 137 Cal.App.4th 1082 (2006).
 Robbin v. Fluor Corp., 835 F.2d 213 (9th Cir. 1987).
 Waller v. Financial Corp. of America, 828 F.2d 679 (9th Cir. 1987).
 Landscape Specialties, Inc. v. Laborers’ Int’l Union, etc., 477 F. Supp. 17 (C.D. Cal. 1979).

Other Reported Cases

 Bonifaz v. Wilinski, 2013 WL 12114095 (C.D. Cal. 2013) (summary judgment motion).
 Arrambide v. Mastagni, 2012 WL 310783 (Cal. App. 2012) (earthquake liability).
 Toland v. Arredondo, 2011 WL 693637 (Cal. App. 2011).
 Christopher v. Residence Mut. Ins. Co., 2011 WL 1367419 (Cal. App. 2011) (Anti-SLAPP)
 Jacobson v. Chesonis, 2010 WL 199679 (Cal. App. 2010).
 Woolley v. Pac. Coast Roofing & Const., Inc., 2009 WL 3721725 (Cal. App. 2009).
 Nicola v. Residence Mut. Ins. Co., 2010 WL 4149270 (Cal. App. 2010).
 Selvage v. Meyers, 2008 WL 4335262 (Cal. App. 2008).
 Carmel v. Fleischman, 2005 WL 2143542 (Cal. App. 2005).
 Herman Weissker, Inc. v. Lexington Ins. Co., 2004 WL 2283937 (Cal. App. 2004).