Cesar Alvarado is an experienced attorney with substantial experience handling all aspects of complex litigation representing private and public clients, including school districts and cities in litigation, governance, employment, breach of contract, civil rights and tort liability matters.  

In his prior practice, Mr. Alvarado advised and represented public charter school networks in all aspects of corporate governance, statutory compliance, contract negotiations, facilities, labor and corporate formation, expansion and operation, litigation and special education matters.  Mr. Alvarado has also defended commercial manufacturers and suppliers in toxic torts, product liability, personal injury and premises liability actions from inception through post-trial, including arbitrations, mediations, depositions, court appearances, settlement negotiations, pre-trial motions, trial and appeal.  Mr. Alvarado has successfully tried multiple cases, resulting in dismissals and/or successful settlements prior to verdict.   

Mr. Alvarado is a graduate of the UCLA School of Law, and in his spare time serves as an Adjunct Professor teaching U.S. Jurisprudence and Legal Writing to international graduate students in the Masters of Law (LLM) program at the University of California, Berkeley Law school.  Mr. Alvarado is an alumnus and avid supporter of the UCLA Riordan Program, seeking to encourage low-income minority students to pursue and obtain graduate professional degrees – and has been named a Distinguished Alumni by the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Mr. Alvarado is a native Spanish speaker and is admitted to practice in the Northern District of California, the Central District of California and all California State Courts.