Arvin Cero Lugay

Arvin Cero Lugay

Arvin Cero Lugay

Tiburon, California

Arvin Lugay focuses his practice on complex business and commercial litigation.  Prior to joining Kaspar & Lugay LLP, Mr. Lugay practiced as a litigation associate in the San Francisco office of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, handling securities litigation matters, commercial litigation matters, and white collar criminal defense matters.  Mr. Lugay also has extensive experience with consumer financial services litigation matters involving the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act.  Mr. Lugay is a 2002 graduate of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, where he graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science.  In May 2005, Mr. Lugay obtained his law degree from the University of California,  Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall).  Mr. Lugay is a member of the Bar of the State of California and is admitted to practice in all of the Federal District Courts of California and the District of Colorado.

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Consumer Financial Services Litigation Matters
  • White Collar Criminal Defense Matters
  • Securities Litigation
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Western District of California, 2010
  • Colorado


  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California
    • J.D. - 2005
    • Law Journal: Asian Law Journal , Resources Editor, 2003 - 2004
  • Rutgers University
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 2002
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Book Review: "In Defense of internment": Why Some Americans Are more Equal Than Others, 12 Asian L.J. 209, 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 2005 - 2013
  • San Francisco Bar Association, Member, 2005 - 2013
  • State of California, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • San Francisco Office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Litigation Associate
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, Associate , 2005 - 2010
  • Simmonds & Narita LLP, Associate, 2010 - 2013


  • English