Anabella Bonfa is an experienced business litigator whose practice centers on breach of contract and other business related torts. Ms. Bonfa represents clients in many different industries, including sales, manufacturing, service industries, and multi-level marketing.

Ms. Bonfa primarily handles cases involving business and partnership disputes, theft of trade secrets, unfair competition and fraud. This includes prosecuting and defending cases involving theft and alleged theft of customer data, supply lists, pricing information, business strategies, marketing information and other financial data.

Ms. Bonfa’s cases usually involve extensive discovery practice, including electronic discovery and forensic issues involving collection of data from computers and other electronic devices. Ms. Bonfa acts as a consultant to other counsel in cases where assistance is needed with extensive discovery and discovery motion practice.

Ms. Bonfa is a frequent lecturer in the area of Discovery and Motion Practice at various law schools, including Chapman University and Whittier Law School.

  • Obtained a multi-million dollar settlement against a Company who gained unauthorized online access to a client’s operational database containing client contacts, sales history and customer pricing information. Also obtained forensic evidence showing inside employees were providing company information to a competitor during their employment.
  • Obtained dismissal of a lawsuit filed against a competing company who hired the Vice President and President of a competing company in which it was alleged that the former officers stole confidential information and provided it to their new employer.
  • Obtained a temporary restraining order against a former business partner who breached an out of state contract to not compete, and then raided the company by stealing product design information to create a competing product.
  • Successfully defended multiple breach of contract cases involving allegations of fraud and unfair competition.
  • Obtained a temporary restraining order prohibiting the sale and/or transfer of stock based on a former business partner’s breach of contract.
  • Obtained dismissal of a lawsuit against a former business partner who was accused of stealing presentation and marketing materials from a former business partner.