Hueston Hennigan is pleased to announce that Alexander C.D. Giza, a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office, has been appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. to serve as a Superior Court Judge in Los Angeles County.
Mr. Giza is one of 12 California superior court judges announced today, and one of seven selected for Los Angeles County. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Laura A. Matz.
Mr. Giza is founding partner of Hueston Hennigan, where he has handled high technology and intellectual property matters, including patent, trademark, trade secret and business litigation, patent advice/due diligence/licensing, and appellate matters.
“Alex has been a wonderful colleague and friend and a huge asset to our firm,” said managing partner Brian Hennigan. “We congratulate him on this appointment, and have no doubt he will be a success in his new role.”
“As a founding partner and leader of our IP litigation practice, Alex consistently made extraordinary contributions to our firm, clients and community. We will greatly miss him but are proud that he is joining our tradition of impactful public service,” added John Hueston.
Mr. Giza earned his juris doctor from UCLA School of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia.