Elan Bloch


Office: (310) 861-2470
Direct Dial: (310) 861-2472
Email: [email protected]


Elan Bloch represents clients in a wide variety of matters, with a particular emphasis on complex commercial litigation. In the context of litigation, Elan has helped clients obtain multi-million dollar settlements on the plaintiff side and full dismissals on the defense side. He has garnered a reputation for being a zealous advocate and an attorney that attorneys go to for legal advice, regularly representing attorneys in navigating difficult legal issues.

On the transactional side, Elan routinely acts as outside general counsel for corporate and individual clients, providing advice and best practices in areas including, but not limited to, employment, real estate, corporate governance, and trade secret protection. 

Elan has extensive experience handling disputes involving real estate, profit distributions, partnerships, franchising, breach of contract and other general business disputes in both state and federal courts. He also assists clients with performing internal investigations, responding to subpoenas, negotiating partnership agreements, and providing general business guidance.


  • Represented founder and owner of a world-famous nightclub against his institutional partner, resulting in advantageous buy-out that restored full ownership to the client.

  • Obtained dismissal of action brought against a national franchisor by a franchisee association, resulting in the validation of numerous business practices and preventing future litigation by successfully challenging associational standing.

  • Represented lender in a UCC Foreclosure action and subsequent adversary proceeding in Bankruptcy Court to facilitate client collection of multi-million dollar disbursement from Debtor's Bankruptcy Estate. 

  • Represented founding partners of a world-class professional sports event against their institutional partners, resulting in advantageous buy-out of the clients' interests.

  • Represented wrongfully terminated executive of a professional sports team and obtained sizeable severance on behalf of client.

  • Represented talent before the California Labor Commissioner in asserting claims under the Talent Agency Act against manager resulting in favorable client settlement.

  • Obtained sizeable settlement on behalf of a group of medical professionals against their institutional landlord, associated with claims for fraud in the procurement of leases and lease extensions.

  • Prosecuted claims on behalf of the minority owner of an aviation overhauler against its majority shareholder resulting in a favorable buy out of the client's interest in the corporation.

  • Served as outside General Counsel, negotiating millions of dollars in secured loans and credit facilities, assisting clients close on millions of dollars in real estate acquisitions, and assisting clients in the sale of their businesses to institutional investors.


  • Loyola Law School, J.D. (2012); Loyola Law School Entertainment Law Review, Research Editor (2011-2012)
  • University of Southern California, B.A. in Business Administration, cum laude (2005)


  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association Bar


  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California


  • Named a "Southern California Rising Star," Super Lawyers (2017)
  • Named a "Southern California Rising Star," Super Lawyers (2018)
  • Named a "Southern California Rising Star," Super Lawyers (2019)
  • Named a "Southern California Rising Star," Super Lawyers (2020) 
  • Named a "Southern California Rising Star," Super Lawyers (2021) 

*Being named to the list or receiving the award is not intended and should not be viewed as comparative to other lawyers or to create an expectation about results that might be achieved in a future matter.


Full Service Business, Trial & Litigation Firm

CSReeder, PC is a full service business, trial, and litigation firm. CSR Lawyers deliver winning results in cases ranging from bet-the-company litigation to general business disputes. Chris Reeder also acts as general counsel to several companies and high net worth individuals.