Adrian L. Canzoneri


Adrian Canzoneri is an experienced litigation associate in the Orange County office of Theodora Oringher PC.  Adrian specializes in high-stakes commercial and complex business litigation matters in both state and federal courts and has extensive experience handling matters from their inception through discovery, alternative dispute resolution, dispositive motions, and trial.

Adrian’s practice focuses on nearly all forms of commercial and complex business litigation matters, including those in the construction industry.  In construction, Adrian has experience representing both public and private entities in a wide array of construction disputes, including those involving claims for breach of construction contracts; termination; delay, disruption and acceleration; prompt payment penalties; defective work; and extra work.  

Adrian also has extensive experience representing clients in labor & employment litigation and counseling matters, financial services litigation matters, and insurance litigation matters among other civil litigation matters. He has handled both individual and class action matters, including multi-district litigation matters.

Adrian is an active member of the California state bar and is licensed to appear and try cases before every state court in California, as well as the United States District Court for the Southern, Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California, and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Adrian has also represented clients in many other states across the country where he was admitted pro hac vice.

Adrian is a member of the Board of the Orange County Hispanic Bar Association, and is also an active member of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), the Mexican American Bar Association (MABA), the Orange County Bar Association, and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL).  Adrian obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University, with a minor in Business Administration. He then earned his law degree at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.

  • Trial team member representing multi-million dollar property owner/developer in complex, high stakes 2.5 month trial against a multi-million dollar general contractor involving the breach of the construction contract, the resulting termination of the contractor, and related claims.
  • Representing large public entity in construction dispute against an internationally-based general contractor, involving claims for breach of contract, conversion, and trespass.
  • Representing multi-million dollar hotel management company in insurance coverage dispute in federal court surrounding the faulty construction/renovation of a hotel, the resulting damage to the property, and the bad faith denial of coverage therefor.

  • Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County (HBAOC)
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Mexican American Bar Association (MABA)
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL)