Carlos A. Singer

Carlos A. Singer is a founding partner of Huang Ybarra Singer & May LLP. He focuses his practice on complex commercial and intellectual property litigation, including disputes concerning contracts, copyrights, trademarks, unfair competition, trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, and fraud/misrepresentation. He has represented a wide variety of clients, including film studios, startup companies, online media firms, government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to forming Huang Ybarra Singer & May LLP, Mr. Singer was a partner with Willenken Wilson Loh & Delgado LLP. While there, he handled a broad range of complex commercial and intellectual property litigation in federal and state courts. Previously, Mr. Singer served as Deputy Counsel to former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa during his first term as Mayor. In this capacity, he advised the Mayor and his representatives on litigation and policy. He began his legal career at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP after serving as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Harry Pregerson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Mr. Singer earned his J.D. from Yale Law School and his B.A. in Music Theory and Composition from Columbia University.

He is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Los Angeles Copyright Society, a distinguished members-only organization of attorneys who practice in copyright, trademark, and related practice areas. Since 2008, Mr. Singer has served as a Trustee of the Mexican-American Bar Foundation, which distributes need- and merit-based scholarships to local law students. In 2012, he was selected as a Fellow with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, an organization dedicated to increasing diversity in the legal profession. From 2010 to 2012, he served on the Board of Commissioners for the Los Angeles Public Library. Mr. Singer also served on the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission from 2005 to 2007.

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Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) complex commercial and intellectual property litigation, 2) contracts, 3) copyrights, 4) trademarks, 5) unfair competition, 6) trade secrets, 7) breach of fiduciary duty and 8) negligence
Law School Yale Law School (J.D.,2)
Education Columbia University (B.A.,2002)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Huang Ybarra Singer & May LLP
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