Stefan Perovich is a shareholder with Keesal, Young & Logan in its Long Beach office. Stefan graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2003 with a B.A. in History and a minor in Political Science. He earned his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2006. That same year, he joined Keesal, Young & Logan and was admitted to the California Bar. Stefan’s practice focuses on the following areas:
Stefan represents health care industry clients in various complex civil and criminal matters including government investigations, involving RICO, False Claims Act, whistleblower, Stark, anti-kickback and federal health care program fraud issues.
Stefan defends financial services firms and individual securities brokers in matters involving claims for suitability, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, negligence, breach of contract, failure to execute, churning, unauthorized trading, failure to supervise, and violation of federal and state securities laws before securities arbitration forums, such as FINRA (formerly NASD and NYSE), as well as in state and federal court.
Stefan represents corporate clients in connection with the defense of preference, turnover, avoidance and fraudulent transfer claims, as well as all other adversary bankruptcy proceedings. He also represents secured and mezzanine lenders in bankruptcy and workout cases involving resort, hotel, retail and mixed-use properties.
Stefan defends mortgage banking clients in connection with various mortgagor claims, including claims for fraud, wrongful foreclosure and violations of RESPA, TILA and the FDCPA.
Stefan represents corporate clients in connection with judgment enforcement matters. He has located, seized and foreclosed on real property and assets following judgment, has litigated broker promissory note cases and has advised on various levy and execution matters.
Stefan defends personal injury (Jones Act), wrongful death, cargo damage, oil pollution and criminal environmental claims in state and federal court. He also conducts vessel/incident casualty investigations and responds to pollution events.
Stefan has prepared numerous appellate briefs and has argued before the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and before the Ninth Circuit. Published opinion: Hoskins v. Citigroup, Inc. (In re Viola), 469 B.R. 1 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. 2012), aff’d, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 13575 (9th Cir. 2014).
Stefan manages Keesal, Young & Logan’s continuing education program for its Long Beach office. In 2014 and 2015, Stefan was recognized as a Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine “Rising Star.” Stefan is proud of his continuing involvement with UCLA and of his service on the Board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach. Stefan is admitted to practice before all California state and federal courts and before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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