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Ramin Montakab

Ramin T. Montakab has been in the legal industry since 2008, starting as a litigation consultant working with expert witnesses on complex trials. His practice has primarily focused on business and real estate litigation. Mr. Montakab litigated at mid-size and national litigation firms, representing fortune 500 companies in civil litigation, contractors in construction defect cases, and financial institutions in secured lending litigation. Mr. Montakab also worked at Ayco, a Goldman Sachs Company, counseling corporate executives on financial and legal issues including estate planning, executive compensation, wealth transfer strategies, and tax planning.

Representative Cases

  • Mr. Montakab has represented the country's largest financial institutions in wrongful foreclosure litigation including claims under the California Homeowners' Bill of Rights (HBOR), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FRCA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), and Real Estate Fraud.
  • Trial Experience: Mr. Montakab successfully represented a grocery store chain in a ten-day jury trial obtaining a complete defense verdict in the Superior Court of California, County of Orange.
  • Trial Experience: Mr. Montakab was one of two trial attorneys in a complex civil matter, successfully reaching a verdict for Plaintiff in the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles.

Mr. Montakab has handled complex litigation matters in state, federal, and appellate courts. These have included lawsuits involving fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, products liability, malicious prosecution, and contract disputes. He also advises start-up companies and established businesses. He advises on corporate entity formation, negotiates and drafts buy-sell agreements, non-competition agreements, asset sales, stock sales, commercial leases, licensing agreements, and other business transactions.

Mr. Montakab graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and received his Juris Doctorate from University of San Diego School of Law. At USD Law, Mr. Montakab was awarded a Student Leader Scholarship award and awarded first place in a Mock Trial competition.

He is admitted to practice before all California state courts and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation and Contracts
  • Real Estate Litigation and Contracts
  • Trial Practice
  • Complex Litigation
  • Commercial Landlord/Tenant

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California


  • Orange County Bar Association
  • California Bar

Recent Blog Posts


  • You can't go wrong with him

    Mr. Montakab is one of the most capable Orange County Business lawyers I know. He is a master in his craft, extremely capable, and one of the most caring and empathetic humans you will meet. You can't go wrong with him. Call him and find out for yourself. I highly recommend him for any of your bu...
  • Highly recommend!

    I am a fellow attorney and I've known Ramin for many years. Not only is Ramin one of the nicest people you'll ever meet, his expertise and professionalism are very hard to come by. He's very results-oriented and will fight for you with tenacity. Highly recommend!
  • knowledgeable and responsive

    Very knowledgeable and responsive. You get the impression they actually care and are on your side.
  • above and beyond

    Ramin Montakab helped me with a case after my car accident. he went above and beyond to make sure I was represented the best way possible & recovered a settlement beyond my expectations.He truly cares and is very attentive to details.I would highly recommend to anyone who needs an amazing att...
  • professional, empathetic and sharp

    Ramin advised me on a real estate contract dispute. He is professional, empathetic and sharp. His response were very prompt, detailed, and thorough, and helped me reach a successful outcome. I highly recommend him!
  • Diligent and powerhouse

    Great legal services. Diligent and powerhouse. He's aggressive and tenacious. Highly recommended.
  • puts your mind at ease

    Mr. Montakab's professionalism and attention to detail shows with his track record of achieving desired outcomes. His competence in business litigation matters and ability to communicate puts your mind at ease. I've used Mr. Montakab's legal services for my company and a number of real estate tra...
  • responsive and organized

    Very responsive and organized! I'm very particular, but Ramin has been a pleasure to work with. Looking forward to working with Ramin in the future as well. I highly recommend him.


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