Dhruv M. Sharma
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  • Chapman University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2011)

    Certificate in Advocacy and Dispute Resolution, Chapman Law Review, Mock Trial Honor Board

  • Wilfrid Laurier University (M.A., Political Science, 2007)
  • University of Guelph (B.S., Biological Sciences, with Honors, 2006)


Bar Admissions
  • California
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • Southern California Super Lawyers "Rising Star", 2019–2021
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Commercial Litigation, Immigration Law, and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants), 2021



  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), Financial Services Network Co-Chair (2021)
  • Orange County Bar Association, Banking & Lending Section, Chair (2021); Secretary/Treasurer (2019)
  • South Asian Bar Association of Southern California, Board Member (2019-2021); Orange County Events Director (2019)
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), Fellow, 2020


  • Kids in Need of Defense: Pro bono representation of an unaccompanied minor in deportation and asylum proceedings
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County
  • Superior Court Mediation Program: Certified Senior Mediator
  • Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law, Adjunct Professor, Civil Procedure


  • Hindi


  • Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US)

Outside the office

In his free time, Dhruv enjoys spending time with his kids and being outdoors. He golfs, scuba dives, mountain bikes, and plays soccer.