Maurice L. Chenier is a Partner in the Los Angeles office of Resnick & Louis, P.C. and his areas of practice include municipal litigation, employment litigation, catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death matters, automobile liability, light and heavy rail litigation, municipal entity defense, commercial litigation, construction defect litigation, premises liability, general liability, hospitality and retail, real estate litigation, products liability litigation and appellate matters. Prior to joining Resnick & Louis, Maurice worked primarily on civil litigation, trial and appellate matters. Maurice specializes in civil litigation, public entity defense, and appellate matters. Additionally, Maurice served as Redevelopment counsel from City of Lynwood for 4 years.
Maurice has over 19 years experience representing municipal entities and has tried cases involving claims of employment discrimination and harassment, products liability, construction defect and real estate fraud, breach of contract, lemon law, personal injury and municipal liability. Maurice is a member of the Ninth Circuit Pro Bono Appellate Counsel panel.
Over the years Maurice has provided quality representation to numerous clients. Representative clients include: the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Amtrak/Metrolink, the State of California (California Science Center), the City of Los Angeles Department of Airports, the County of Los Angeles, the City of Lynwood Planning Commission, the City of Lynwood Redevelopment Agency, the City of Lynwood, the Lynwood Unified School District, the City of Compton, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD), General Motors Corporation, Toyota Corporation, Adolf Coors Corporation, McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Denny’s Corporation, State Farm Insurance Co., Motorola Inc., and Spelling Entertainment.
Maurice received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and a minor in Government from the University of San Francisco. and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Santa Clara School. During law school, he was the Comment and Note of the Environmental and International Law Journal. After graduation, Maurice served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert P. Aguilar, United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of California. Upon completion of his clerkship, Maurice was admitted to practice law in California.
Maurice is licensed to practice law in the state of California.