Mortimer H. Hartwell

Mort’s practice focuses on a wide variety of matters, including the management of litigation and trials of complex products liability, toxic tort, catastrophic incident, environmental, and class action cases. Mort represents a variety of clients, including manufacturers, importers, private equity groups, technology companies, and individuals (typically shareholders and officers of corporations). He has also represented a variety of Asian clients in breach of contract cases, American and European antitrust investigations, and shareholder disputes.
Mort has extensive experience with litigation involving the California Corporations Code and its provisions for removal of officers and directors. He has served as national counsel for a variety of products liability clients, including those in asbestos, medical devices, automotive parts, food products, and wearable technology. He also frequently counsels clients on product recall and warning issues.

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Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Class Actions & Multi-District Litigation, 2) Emergency Response & Crisis Management, 3) Environmental Litigation, 4) Technology, 5) China and 6) Taiwan
Law School University of California, Davis - School of Law (J.D.,1991)
Education University of Southern California (B.S.,1987)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Vinson & Elkins LLP
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