Firm Overview

Our Firm
Hershorin & Henry, LLP was formed to provide superior legal skills, excellent service and responsiveness to the needs of our clients. To attain these goals, the Firm developed a sophisticated practice centered on real estate litigation, title insurance, insurance coverage, business and commercial litigation, and appellate law. Hershorin & Henry, LLP is a WBE (Women Business Enterprise).

Firm Philosophy
The philosophy of Hershorin & Henry, LLP, is to provide our clients with superior quality of legal representation for reasonable legal fees. Accordingly, the firm strives to reduce litigation expenses without sacrificing quality. Our attorneys take an aggressive approach to the practice of law to obtain the best results possible for our clients.

Legal Approach
At Hershorin & Henry, LLP, we are proud of our reputation for fairness and strength in the pursuit of legal redress on behalf of our clients. Our law practice is built on delivering partner-level attention and unfaltering dedication to client service. Our clients can rely on us to be approachable, responsive, efficient, and persistent in our pursuit of justice. Our track record of success is reflected both in the many referrals we get from other attorneys and former clients, and the long established relationships with clients that we have maintained over the years. Our experience, determination, and innovative approach to cases enable us to deliver outstanding results even in the most difficult cases.

Our Attorneys
Our attorneys are seasoned professionals with strong academic credentials; diverse business, financial, and insurance backgrounds, as well as a broad base of experience, knowledge and common sense. Our diversity is both professional and personal.

Our Clients
We serve as business advisors and advocates for a variety of clients – from individuals, to professionals, to small companies, to Fortune 500 companies.

Main Office

Main Office
26475 Rancho Parkway South
Lake Forest CA 92630

Phone

(949) 859-5600

Websites

hhlawgroup.com

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

initial consult is no charge - but NO legal advice will be given. We listen to your issue and see if we can help.

Hourly Rates

$375-$425

Office Information

Office Hours

9am - 5 pm

Office Manager

Allison Sousae

Emergency After Hours

No

Languages Spoken

English

Real Estate

Litigation

Lori Hershorin

Hershorin & Henry, LLP

Lori Carver Hershorin, Esq.
Equity Partner

Lori Carver Hershorin, a Partner of Hershorin & Henry, LLP, has extensive experience in litigation matters involving lender liability, title, equitable subrogation, lien priority real estate issues, mortgage fraud, mechanics liens, escrow, negligence and insurance bad faith. She also is a certified Court-Mediator for Orange County, Los Angeles County and Riverside County as well as an Arbitrator for the Orange County and Riverside County Bar Associations for attorney's fee disputes.

Mrs. Hershorin has successfully defended 17 out of 17 Appeals over the last 18 years, and is responsible for the first published decisions in the State of California concerning the definition of lack of access under a title insurance policy and sub-escrow duties of a title insurance company, found in the published decisions entitled Magna Enterprises v. Fidelity National Title Insurance Co. (2002) 104 Cal.App.4th 122 and Markowitz v. Fidelity National Title Insurance Company (2006) 142 Cal. App. 4th 508.

Mrs. Hershorin began her legal career in 1991 at the prestigious Law Firm of McDermott, Will & Emery. As an associate, she worked on fraud cases through trial, contract disputes, employment issues and real property matters.

She thereafter joined the Law Firm of Lewis D' Amato, Brisbois & Bisgaard wherein she worked on numerous mortgage fraud cases, real estate disputes and breach of contract cases. In 1995, Mrs. Hershorin became a member of the legal department of Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, a Fortune 300 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange. At that time, she was an Assistant Vice-President and Associate Counsel, and litigated hundreds of cases involving issues of real property (title and escrow), fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, insurance bad faith, business issues, breach of contract, complex business and partnership disputes, and probate issues. She also supervised outside counsel and provided legal advice on a regular basis to the title and escrow operations concerning all topics including labor and employment issues, business concerns, unfair competition claims, and employee theft. Mrs. Hershorin conducted several arbitrations and trials, and prepared for numerous trials that were settled before trial commenced. Mrs. Hershorin has conducted hundreds of depositions and has drafted all forms of pleadings and discovery.

In January 2000, Mrs. Hershorin was promoted by Fidelity to a Vice-President, Senior Litigation Counsel and Litigation Manager for the Southwestern Region. While continuing to litigate in the areas of real estate, title, escrow, insurance bad faith and business disputes, Mrs. Hershorin additionally assumed responsibility for the litigation departments in Southern California and Las Vegas, Nevada. Her management role entailed supervising litigation attorneys and staff, interfacing with claims attorneys, developing budgets, controlling expenses and costs, and interfacing with upper management on pending and potential litigation.
In 2003, Mrs. Hershorin started her own firm. Hershorin & Henry LLP brings together superior attorneys and over 100 years of complex litigation experience.

Claudia Mourad

Hershorin & Henry, LLP

Claudia Mourad, Esq.

Mrs. Mourad joined Hershorin & Henry, LLP in 2010. Ms. Mourad's experience includes real estate, business and employment litigation in state and federal courts. Ms. Mourad has handled commercial and residential real estate litigation involving TILA, RESPA, HOEPA, agent/broker duties, landlord/tenant, unlawful detainer, easements, title, escrow, fraud, and cases representing the FDIC.
Ms. Mourad began her legal career in 2001 as a corporate transactional attorney with an emphasis on securities transactions.

From 2002 - 2007, Ms. Mourad was an associate attorney at Hal W. Wolowski and Associates, APC, in Irvine. She specialized in employment and real estate transactional and litigation matters. Ms. Mourad prepared motions and oppositions, conducted discovery, legal research, prepared for trials and arbitrations, and drafted and negotiated contracts.

Between 2007 - 2010, Ms. Mourad was a litigation associate at Oswald & Yap, LLP, in Irvine. She handled real estate, business, intellectual property, and employment litigation in state and federal courts, as well as mediations.

Ms. Mourad received a LL.M Degree in Business and Corporate Law from the University of San Diego School Of Law in 2001. Ms. Mourad received her Juris Doctorate from Whittier College School of Law in 2000, graduating in the top 15% of her class. While at Whittier, Ms. Mourad was a member of the Whittier Law Review and received a Deans Merit Scholarship along with The Frank M. Doyle Scholarship. Ms. Mourad also received the CALI Excellence Award, Pretrial Litigation Skills; American Jurisprudence Award, Professional Responsibility. Ms. Mourad received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from the University of California, Irvine in 1997. Ms. Mourad is a member of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Central District of California.

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