Robert A. Crook

Special Counsel P: 818 243 5200
F: 818 243 5266

Robert A. Crook has extensive experience in the courtroom, successfully trying numerous jury and bench trials for nearly three decades in both state and federal courts. He currently draws upon a broad range of experience in civil liability litigation, including complex litigation, business and commercial disputes, construction defect, medical malpractice, intellectual property, and products liability matters. Mr. Crook has published numerous appellate cases and has authored legal articles in a variety of publications.


  • Filipino Yellow Pages, Inc. v. Asian Journal Publs., Inc., 198 F.3d 1143 (9th Cir. 1999)
  • Sarbaz v. Feldman, 227 B.R. 298 (1998)
  • Cabral v. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 66 Cal. App. 4th 907 (1998)
  • Seo v. All-Makes Overhead Doors, 97 Cal. App. 4th 1193 (2002)
  • Stoops v. Abbassi, 100 Cal. App. 4th 644 (2004)
  • Collins v. Union Pacific Railroad Co., 2007 Cal. App 4th 867 (2012)
  • The Wake Forest Law Review, COMMENT
  • Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal
  • The 1991 Entertainment, Publishing The Arts Handbook
  • The Beverly Hills Bar Association Journal

Professional Activities

  • As part of his commitment to provide quality legal services to the community, Mr. Crook volunteers his time as an arbitrator and judge pro tem for the Los Angeles Superior Court.
  • Board of Directors for the Pasadena Society of Artists


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, JD, 1991
  • University of California, Los Angeles, BA, magna cum laude, 1987


  • State Bar of California (All Courts)


  • United States District Court for the Eastern, Southern and Central Districts
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit