Nationally-recognized legal practitioner Adrianos Facchetti is savvy to ways in which the increasing dominance of the Internet has shaped the legal landscape. Mr. Facchetti provides counsel to those who have experienced cyberstalking or encountered defamation on the Internet or in other contexts. Owner of the independent practice, the Law Offices of Adrianos Facchetti, he also has defended clients facing defamation lawsuits, bringing these cases to successful conclusions. A prolific legal writer, Mr. Facchetti penned The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Defamation Law to aid potential and existing clients in this multifaceted area of jurisprudence.
Plaintiffs and defendants alike seek Mr. Facchetti’s expertise for matters pertaining to anti-SLAPP law. Enacted nearly two decades ago, the anti-SLAPP statute has been cited in hundreds of California Courts of Appeal decisions, making the regulation an extremely challenging area of law. Equipped with substantial experience arguing anti-SLAPP motions, Adrianos Facchetti provides a slate of services related to the subject. He represents defendants, plaintiffs, and cross-complainants; evaluates complaints to determine if they are subject to anti-SLAPP; drafts complaints to avoid the application of the statute; supplies advice regarding cumis counsel and other insurance coverage matters; makes or opposes fee and discovery motions; and represents clients on appeals. Besides his work related to anti-SLAPP litigation, Mr. Facchetti handles cases concerning real estate, land use, nuisance, and unfair business practices.
Although clients around the globe seek his advice, Adrianos Facchetti operates from Pasadena, California. Mr. Facchetti launched his legal career in Southern California, following his graduation from the School of Law at Malibu-based Pepperdine University. As a law student, he was elected Vice President of Advocates for Public Interest Law, a student association that promotes public interest law by funding summer internships at civic-oriented organizations. He also served as the elected President of Phi Delta Phi, a invited group of the top 30 percent of students in his law school class. Mr. Facchetti completed his undergraduate studies at the UCLA, earning a Bachelor of Arts in History. While there, he was named to the dean’s list nearly every quarter and garnered honors for his thesis project. In addition, Mr. Facchetti speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese. Today, Mr. Facchetti is active in the local community, serving on the Board of the Media City Ballet and supporting the Kiwanis Club of Burbank.