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Philip L. Hummel IV


Mr. Hummel joined Cummins & White, LLP as a partner in 2021. Mr. Hummel practices in the areas of business and civil litigation, corporate law, real estate and construction law, employment law, estate planning and estate litigation.

A long time resident of the Orange and Villa Park community, Mr. Hummel has been an attorney since 1986. He attended Michigan State University (School of Business), graduated from California State University Long Beach with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Finance, and received his Juris Doctor from Western State University with scholastic merit. After seven years with an Orange County litigation firm, Mr. Hummel formed a firm in 1994 with the goal of establishing and developing the firm with a solid personal and professional reputation in the community.  He now brings that same ideology and commitment to joining Cummins & White LLP.

Practice Areas

  • Business and Civil Litigation
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • BS (Business Administration/Finance), California State University, Long Beach; Michigan State University
  • JD, California Western State University, College of Law


  • State Bar of California
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

Charitable Interests & Community Service

Mr. Hummel has dedicated himself to community involvement. He is involved in many organizations, including having served as Chair of Orange Chamber of Commerce, Past President of the Rotary Club of Orange, Trustee for Orange County Law Library, and Guest Lecturer.