Over the course of his 40-year career, Robert Ezra has developed an expansive understanding of legal issues affecting the apparel, fashion and textiles industry, positioning him to assist clients in critical decisions in their business operations. He gained practical industry knowledge as an accountant and loan officer to garment makers before he became an attorney. Robert also handles contractual claims, shareholder and partnership disputes and dissolutions, including provisional remedies, unfair competition, intellectual property claims and business torts both within and outside the apparel industry. He also has experience in financing and secured transactions. He devises legally protective resolutions in business conflicts and creates opportunities for clients in the area of financing and business growth. He also advises on copyright and trademark availability and enforcement, and licensing agreements. Robert has experience in litigation, labor and employment, financing, letters of credit, factoring and secured transactions, and establishing overseas manufacturing operations. Robert is a certified business mediator and was a member of the Los Angeles Superior Court Mediation Panel. He is often quoted in fashion and apparel industry publications, and he is requested to share his insight with a variety of fashion industry and business organizations.