Mitch Motu is a Partner practicing within the firm’s tort and business practices.

In 2013, Mitch graduated from University of California Irvine with a Bachelor of Arts degree in their top-ranked Criminology, Law, and Society program. Mitch earned his Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine School of Law in 2017, graduating Cum Laude. Mitch also gained valuable expertise in alternative dispute resolution techniques while earning his Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution Certificate from Pepperdine’s Straus Institute, the Nation’s number one dispute resolution program.

Due to his high academic achievement and multiple CALI Awards for Excellence, Mitch was granted entry into Phi Delta Phi—the oldest legal honor society in the Country. During his second year of law school, Mitch accepted a position on Pepperdine’s Law Review as an Associate Editor. This position allowed Mitch to cultivate his legal writing and analysis. However, Mitch found his true calling when he was selected to be a member of Pepperdine’s Interschool Trial Team. It was here that Mitch honed valuable trial advocacy skills while competing against other teams from top law schools. Due to his success on trial team, Mitch was awarded Honors Trial Advocate with Highest Distinction.

Mitch also served as a Judicial Extern in the Honorable Judge Bromberg’s chambers where he conducted complex legal research, prepared bench memoranda, and assisted the Judge in many different courtroom proceedings, including trial. Mitch has extensive experience in motion writing and litigation involving a wide range of civil disputes. Mitch was admitted to the California Bar in 2017.