• B.A., with honors, University of California, San Diego
  • J.D., order of the coif, University of Southern California Law School (2000)

Bar affiliations & court admissions: 

  • Bar of the State of California (2000)
  • U.S. District Court for the Central of California (2000)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2000)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (2009)


  • The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ Nathan Burkan Award Winner, 2000 for article titled “Is the Fair Use Defense Outdated?”

Justin B. Farar

Of Counsel

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP

12400 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 460
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Phone: (310) 575-8604


Justin Farar practices in the area of securities litigation and antitrust litigation with a special emphasis on institutional investor involvement. He is located in the Los Angeles office. Prior to working at Kaplan Fox, Mr. Farar was a litigation associate at O’Melveny & Myers, LLP and clerked for the Honorable Kim McLane Wardlaw on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Farar also currently serves as a Commissioner to the Los Angeles Convention and Exhibition Authority.

Mr. Farar is also an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California Gould Law School teaching a course on class actions.