Autonomous Vehicles Practice

As a result of the rapid emergence of autonomous vehicles (AVs), businesses are encountering an array of novel legal issues in this area. Specifically, manufacturers of AVs as well as the companies that create sophisticated technology for them continue to face increasing potential for liability.

The attorneys who comprise Lewis Brisbois’ Autonomous Vehicles Practice are particularly well-positioned to advise clients on these matters. With extensive experience in the transportation arena and a unique understanding of the emerging legal landscape within the AV space, these lawyers regularly counsel businesses on a range of topics, including:

  • Conflicts between state and federal transportation laws
  • Government relations and public policy
  • Regulatory enforcement, oversight, and compliance
  • Accident investigations
  • Product liability counseling and defense work
  • Privacy and data protection
  • False advertising
  • Insurance and risk management
  • Employment matters, including misclassification and class actions
  • Intellectual property, trade secrets, and commercialization
  • Logistics

The attorneys in Lewis Brisbois’ Autonomous Vehicles Practice also work closely with their colleagues in the firm's national Transportation Practice and other related practices, to offer clients the full benefits of Lewis Brisbois’ nationwide network and range of practice areas.


  • Eric Kizirian (Partner) -, 213.580.3981

Vice Chairs

  • Zourik Zarifian (Partner) -, 213.580.3979