Aide C. Ontiveros

Senior Counsel

Aide C. Ontiveros is a Senior Counsel specializing in automobile and common carrier liability, premises liability, general liability, and personal injury defense. She has over 25 years of experience handling litigation matters. Her specialties include personal injury auto, premises liability, professional liability including legal malpractice, business, condominium law, employment/ sexual harassment, hospitality, and wills and trusts.  She has represented clients that include attorneys, employers, contractors, insureds, HOAs, hotels, rental car companies, resorts, retailers, restaurants, trucking companies and their insurance carriers.

Ms. Ontiveros speaks to insurance and retail industry clients on premises liability and other insurance defense topics.  Ms. Ontiveros was formerly a partner and Head of Litigation at Adams Stirling LLP where she oversaw the firm’s litigation department across all offices statewide. She has appeared in state and federal courts, conducted trials, and has taken cases successfully through the appellate level. Ms. Ontiveros also provides counsel on ethical issues and works with clients to develop cost-effective litigation plans and resolution strategies.


  • State of California, 1994
  • United States District Court


  • UCLA University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, 1993
  • UCLA University of California, Los Angeles, Cum Laude, 1990


  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Mexican American Bar Association