Alto Litigation


4 Embarcadero Center, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94111

Telephone:+1 415 779 2586

Alto Litigation is a powerhouse litigation boutique based in San Francisco representing some of Silicon Valley’s most coveted companies and entrepreneurs in high-stakes litigation and regulatory matters, ranging from securities class actions and SEC investigations to trademark disputes.

Alto’s lead attorneys received degrees from the nation’s most elite law schools, and have successfully represented Fortune 500 companies over the last two decades. The firm represents technology companies, entrepreneurs, officers, directors, employees and shareholders in Silicon Valley and beyond in complex matters.

Alto prides itself on being lean and efficient, with the close team of litigators achieving positive results for top executives and companies. Alto’s size allows it to offer clients alternative rate structures, including flat fee or contingency arrangements when appropriate. The results speak for themselves. On the plaintiffs’ side, the firm has achieved millions in judgments and settlements. On the defense side, the firm has achieved dismissals, arbitration wins, and early settlements.

These results have not gone unnoticed. For 2021, Benchmark Litigation ranked Alto Litigation as a “Tier 1” Firm in San Francisco and a Recommended Firm in California. Benchmark Litigation has also nominated Alto Litigation for both San Francisco Firm of the Year and California – Securities Litigation Firm of the Year in past years. In 2021, Chambers & Partners ranked Alto partner Bahram Seyedin-Noor among the top practitioners for securities litigation in California. In 2018, the Daily Journal selected Alto Litigation for recognition as a California “Top Boutique” law firm. The Daily Journal selected Alto Litigation as one of only 20 firms statewide to receive the distinction that year, recognizing the firm for its work in complex commercial litigation.

Practice Areas:

  • Investment disputes
  • Securities class actions
  • False Claims Act litigation
  • Business litigation & Corporate divorce
  • SEC, DOJ & Regulatory investigations
  • Public records & access (FOIA-CPRA)
  • Covid-19 & Force majeure
  • Internal investigations
  • Trade secrets


Updated Sep 2021