Alan I. Schimmel

Alan I. Schimmel

Sherman Oaks, California

Backed by more than three decades of legal experience, attorney Schimmel is devoted to providing his clients with top-tier, professional services day in and day out. Due to his passion, attorney Schimmel cofounded Schimmel & Parks, APLC, in order to help those in need. While he possesses a wide range of legal skills, attorney Schimmel focuses the majority of his practice handling cases involving bad faith insurance, property damage, employment law, homeowners associations and construction defects.

Over the years, attorney Schimmel has demonstrated a commitment to pursuing legal distinction. As a result, he is AV Preeminent* peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell. Additionally, he has recovered millions of dollars for various clients throughout Southern California. Currently, he is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the U.S. District Court for Nevada, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

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*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Class Action Lawsuits
  • Construction and Real Estate Defects
  • Personal Injury
  • Rehab and Sexual Abuse Cases

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court


  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent* peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell