P: (310) 281-6338
F: (310) 859-2325

Michael Lieb is a partner in ECJ’s Litigation Department.

Mr. Lieb’s practice focuses on commercial litigation with particular emphasis in matters involving securities litigation, class action defense, and disputes alleging misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, and unfair competition.

Mike has successfully defended through verdict and appeal numerous actions asserting claims under California Business & Professions Code Section 17200, including §17200 claims brought by the California Attorney General, claims charging officers and directors with breaching their fiduciary duties, and claims alleging misappropriation of trade secrets.  His work has included several disputes arising under operating agreements between major hotel chains and hotel owners.  Mr. Lieb has also successfully prosecuted claims alleging attorney malpractice, misappropriation of trade secrets, and breach of contract.

Mr. Lieb received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University, Atlanta.

Mr. Lieb maintains an AV® Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Past Employment

  • Willenken Wilson Loh & Lieb LLP, Los Angeles, California, Partner
  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Los Angeles, California, Of Counsel



  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI
  • B.A., Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Bar Admissions

  • California