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Randall  S. Farrimond

Randall S. Farrimond is an AV Preeminent rated civil trial attorney with over 30 years of experience.

Randy litigates matters involving commercial torts and contracts, technology, intellectual property, media, aviation, and debtor and creditor’s rights. He has been for fifteen years an adjunct professor at the Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco where he teaches a course on pretrial litigation practice and lectures on Internet law. He also has taught in the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program at Stanford Law School and in the Trial Advocacy Program at the University of San Francisco Law School.

Before forming Farrimond Law Offices, Mr. Farrimond, was a litigation partner for ten years and a litigation associate for seven years at Lillick & Charles LLP (now Nixon, Peabody LLP), where he was actively involved in firm management, including several years service on the firm’s management committee. He was also a litigation partner for three years at Steinhart & Falconer LLP (now DLA Piper) where he focused on intellectual property, media and aviation litigation. He has a strong background in technology and science, having obtained a Masters Degree in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley, before obtaining his law degree from Stanford University. He makes use of this expertise in his day to day litigation practice, particularly when focusing on matters involving science, technology, engineering, media and the Internet. Mr. Farrimond and the other attorneys at Farrimond Law Offices also strive to use technology intelligently in order to deliver the highest quality client services at a reasonable cost.

Mr. Farrimond served as a board member and former President of Eldergivers, a nonprofit corporation which trains volunteers to visit and to conduct art classes for the isolated elderly in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Bar Admissions:

All courts in the state of California
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
The Northern District of California
The Central District of California
The Eastern District of California
The District of Arizona
The Eastern District of Michigan
British Columbia, Practitioner of Foreign Law


Stanford Law School, Stanford, California, 1980
Doctor of Jurisprudence

University of California, Berkeley, California, 1977
Master of Arts in Mathematics

University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, 1974
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
With Highest Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Danforth Fellowship National Finalist


Pretrial Practice and Internet Law, Hastings College of the Law
Intensive Trial Advocacy, Stanford Law School
Trial Advocacy, University of San Francisco Law School

Areas of Practice

  • Aviation Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor and Debtor’s Rights
  • Enforcement of Judgments
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media and the Internet
  • Technology Law

Honors and Awards

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating