Krane & Smith


Daniel L. Reback


Krane & Smith
Los Angeles
16255 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 600
Encino, CA 91436

  • (818) 382-4000 - General
  • (818) 382-4001 - Fax

Mr. Reback is a member of the California State Bar and licensed to practice law before all California State courts, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is also a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Reback handles employment law, personal injury, and has also litigated a wide variety of business and civil disputes.

Mr. Reback served as lead counsel representing the owner of the famous trademark “Honey Badger Don’t Care” in trademark infringement actions throughout the country, securing substantial recoveries for his client. He also argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and obtained reversal of the trial court’s granting of summary judgment in a 25-page unanimous published decision, Gordon v. Drape Creative, Inc., 909 F.3d 257 (9th Cir. 2018). Well-known legal publication Law360 ranked this appellate decision as the most significant trademark ruling in all the Ninth Circuit for 2018, and this precedent-setting decision was featured in newspapers and publications throughout the country including The Washington Post.


  • Aguila v. Nong, 2024 WL 805134 (Cal. Ct. App. Feb. 27, 2024) (prevailing on appeal in legal malpractice case)
  • Alepyan v. Adzhemyan, 2024 WL 566691 (Cal. Ct. App. Feb. 13, 2024) (prevailing on appeal in malicious prosecution case)
  • Zhang v. Escovar, 2023 WL 6804625 (Cal. Ct. App. Oct. 16, 2023) (prevailing on appeal in legal malpractice case)
  • Drexler v. Ryckman, 2023 WL 4169902 (Cal. Ct. App. June 26, 2023) (prevailing on appeal in partition case)
  • Madison v. Spielfogel, 2022 WL 17260685 (Cal. Ct. App. Nov. 29, 2022) (prevailing on appeal in conversion case)
  • Broad. Music, Inc. v. Structured Asset Sales, LLC, 75 Cal.App.5th 596 (2022) (prevailing on appeal in sanctions case)
  • Chaudhuri v. Regents of Univ. of California, 2022 WL 291660 (Cal. Ct. App. Feb. 1, 2022) (appeal in university mandamus case)
  • Borisoff v. Pullman Grp., LLC, 2022 WL 99257 (Cal. Ct. App. Jan. 11, 2022) (prevailing on appeal on motions to compel arbitration and for attorney’s fees)
  • Wertheim, LLC v. Currency Corp., 35 Cal.App.5th 1124 (2019) (appeal on post-judgment attorney fees)
  • Glaser, Weil, Fink, Howard, Avchen & Shapiro, LLP v. Goldstein, 2018 WL 5318192 (Cal. Ct. App. Oct. 29, 2018) (prevailing on appeal on motions for assignment and turnover orders)
  • Gordon v. Drape Creative, Inc., 909 F.3d 257 (9th Cir. 2018) (prevailing on appeal in trademark infringement action)