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News Posted on April 11, 2013

Jeffery J. Daar '82 Chairs International Law Section of State Bar of California

Jeffery J. Daar '82, a principal at the law firm of Daar & Newman in Woodland Hills, California, is the Chair of the International Law Section of the State Bar of California.  He previously has served as its Vice Chair (2011-2012), a member of its Executive Committee (2009-2013) and Chair of Programs Committee (2009 -2011).

Daar's practice areas include cross-border litigation and transactions, class actions, insurance, products liability, consumer litigation, unfair competition, appellate work, private post-secondary schools and colleges, and intellectual property. He has extensive experience with restraining orders and preliminary injunctions, attachments, and other prejudgment relief. He is an internationally recognized speaker and writer on international law issues.

He is also active in his community, serving as Chair of the City of Los Angeles Rent Adjustment Commission (where he has served as a commissioner since 2003).  The City of Los Angeles Rent Adjustment Commission is responsible for adopting policies, rules and regulations pertaining to the City's Rent Stabilization Ordinance and is the Appeals Board for the City of Los Angeles Housing Department.

Jeffery J. Daar '82