Gabriel Ozel is an attorney in the Financial Services Litigation practice focusing on representing clients in consumer law, business disputes and commercial litigation, in both federal and state court.
Prior to joining the firm, Gabriel was a senior litigator with a national law firm, where he handled a variety of consumer finance matters, including actions brought under California’s Homeowners Bill of Rights, Unfair Competition Law, FDCPA and FCRA, as well as title disputes.
Gabriel is from Toronto, Canada. Prior to attending law school, he worked in the jewelry industry in New York City. As an undergraduate, he was a member of the baseball team at Lyon College.
Representative Matters :
- Defended a national banking firm in a mortgage litigation case, winning dismissal of the case on motion for summary judgment.
- Defended a national banking institution in a mortgage servicing case in state court. Won dismissal of the case with prejudice at summary judgment and successfully defended the case on appeal.
- Served as a member of the team representing a national banking institution in a jury trial in a case involving various tort claims. The team was successful at trial and on appeal.
- Successfully first-chaired an evidentiary hearing for a national banking institution in federal court.
- University of San Diego School of Law, LL.M., 2009
- Thurgood Marshall School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2008
- Lyon College, B.S., 2003
BAR ADMISSIONS : California, New York, Texas
COURT ADMISSIONS :
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
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