Linda Schilling



Complex Commercial and Business Litigation


Linda Schilling is the Founding Partner of Schilling Law Group, PC, in Newport Beach. Her practice focuses on complex commercial and business litigation matters involving commercial contracts, trade secrets, unfair business practices and competition, real estate, construction, environmental and employment disputes, and related insurance coverage and cost recovery claims. Ms. Schilling has successfully litigated cases covering the full spectrum of commercial litigation, including multiple bench and jury trials. Prior to founding Schilling Law Group, Ms. Schilling practiced for 27 years at two major international law firms, Latham & Watkins LLP, where she was a Partner, and Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker. Ms. Schilling clerked for the Honorable Judge Melvin Brunetti on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals before beginning her legal practice.

In federal and state courts across the United States, Ms. Schilling has successfully represented clients across a
variety of industries in high-stakes, multiparty lawsuits involving:

  • Contract disputes
  • Commercial leases
  • Misappropriation of trade secrets
  • Unfair competition claims
  • Unfair business practices claims
  • Business torts
  • Zoning, land use, permitted uses, assignment, and sublease disputes
  • Construction, engineering, and design deficiencies
  • Indoor air quality contamination
  • Groundwater and soil contamination
  • Toxic torts
  • Employment discrimination
  • Wrongful termination
  • Wage and hour claims
  • Class actions
  • Insurance coverage and cost recovery claims 

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