Rene L. Farjeat
Rene L. Farjeat is a Partner at Silver & Wright LLP. Mr. Farjeat’s practice areas include code enforcement, receiverships, police services, land use, zoning and planning, municipal law and litigation, nuisance and graffiti abatement, administrative law, business law and litigation, constitutional law, and tort defense.
In June 2023, he was recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a prestigious rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This honor is reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice, and only up to 2.5% of attorneys in each State are bestowed with this distinction, marking Mr. Farjeat’s selection as a testament to his dedication, skills, and contributions to the legal field.
Mr. Farjeat earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law and his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Southern California. Mr. Farjeat has always excelled in his academic pursuits. He earned the University of Southern California’s Trustee Scholarship, a full-tuition academic award. Mr. Farjeat was also the recipient of the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law’s prestigious Merit Scholarship.
Mr. Farjeat has extensive litigation experience in both State and federal courts. He has successfully litigated a vast variety of civil litigation motions and proceedings throughout the State. He has also successfully negotiated numerous settlement, compliance, rehabilitation, and cost recovery agreements and stipulations with opposing counsel and parties.
Mr. Farjeat has prepared, obtained, and executed numerous search warrants, inspection warrants, and abatement warrants. He has represented public agencies in city council meetings, planning commission meetings, and meetings of the oversight board of the successor agency to the redevelopment agency, as well as various sorts of administrative hearings. Mr. Farjeat has also served as hearing officer in various types of hearings, including public nuisance determination and administrative appeals.
Mr. Farjeat handles a significant portion of the firm’s transactional matters including, but not limited to, drafting contracts, lease agreements, employment agreements, ordinances, and resolutions. He teaches courses on various legal topics, including municipal law, code enforcement, receiverships, and cannabis enforcement. He also mentors and supervises junior attorneys with great success.
Prior to joining Silver & Wright LLP, Mr. Farjeat served as the lead attorney in several civil litigation departments at a prominent Orange County commercial litigation firm.
Mr. Farjeat is admitted to the California State Bar (December 2014) and U.S. District Court (Cal. C.D., N.D., S.D., E.D.).
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