John Fairbrook is a shareholder of Trainor Fairbrook and Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Fairbrook is a highly regarded litigator having successfully tried, arbitrated, and resolved hundreds of real estate and commercial litigation matters throughout California. His litigation practice focuses on commercial real estate, leasing, construction
Over the course of his 35-year career, Mr. Fairbrook has tried numerous jury trials to verdict, both in state and federal courts, 90% of which resulted in wins for his client. In addition to real estate disputes, he routinely deals with matters involving business and partnership disputes, including issues concerning corporate governance. He has also represented developers in prevailing wage disputes.
Mr. Fairbrook’s successes include successfully negotiating a $20 million settlement for his client in a construction defect case which involved five years of litigation and three months of
Mr. Fairbrook’s experience contributes to his ability to act as a partner to his clients, with a laser focus on resolving the matter at hand as promptly and efficiently as possible. He is immensely focused on achieving results for his clients, and those results are defined exclusively by his clients’ goals.
John Fairbrook is well-known and respected in the legal community. His accolades include a listing by Super Lawyers, an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale Hubbell®, recognition as a Best Lawyer in America® since 2014, and awarded Real Estate Litigation Attorney of the Year in 2015 and 2019.