Trial Attorneys and Class Action Litigators that Specialize in Serious and Complex Litigation
ARIAS SANGUINETTI represents clients in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Over the last 40+ years, our firm's attorneys have recovered more than a billion dollars for clients.
As Trial Lawyers and Class Action specialists, our attorneys have proven trial experience – having tried cases involving major personal injuries, class actions, mass torts wage and hour claims, wrongful death, products liability, medical malpractice and business litigation issues.
The Daily Journal, California’s prominent legal publication ranks Mike Arias and Elise Sanguinetti as Top 100 attorneys in overall practice areas and Top 35 Plaintiff Attorneys in California.
The National Law Journal and The Recorder both rank Mike Arias and Elise Sanguinetti as Plaintiff Trailblazers. Super Lawyers has recognized Mike Arias, Elise Sanguinetti, Arnold Wang, Gregg Hubley and Jamie Goldstein as Super Lawyers. In addition, Consumer Attorneys Of California, American Association for Justice, Best Lawyers, Lawdragon and many others have recognized Arias Sanguinetti attorneys as being some of the best in their areas of personal injury, employment law, wrongful death, class action, mass torts and more.
latest news & blog
Reflections on Trial Anna Mezhebovskaya
On August 31, 2023, Elise Sanguinetti and I concluded a 2.5-week jury trial in San Francisco that resulted in a verdict of $7,403,962.17. The experience...September 29, 2023
College Campus Sexual Abuse Protocols for Accused Administrators...
Campuses across the nation handle sexual abuse protocols and procedures differently when faced with allegations of sexual abuse. This difference is even more pronounced when...September 27, 2023
Partner Elise Sanguinetti Joins the National Judicial College...
We are delighted to share another momentous achievement in our firm - Elise Sanguinetti has been added to The National Judicial College Board of Visitors....September 14, 2023
Elise Sanguinetti Appointed to the Judicial Council of...
We are thrilled to announce that Elise Sanguinetti has been appointed to the Judicial Council of California’s Civil and Small Claims Advisory Committee. This esteemed...
Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: Understanding the Landscape
Arias Sanguinetti’s medical malpractice attorneys regularly obtain significant results for clients who have suffered negligent medical care. The firm has represented individuals who have sued...September 8, 2023
Our Practice Areas
The Attorneys At Arias Sanguinetti Handle Many Types of Cases Including
MASS TORTS / CLASS ACTION
sexual abuse and harassment
DEFECTIVE DRUGS AND MEDICAL DEVICES
PERSONAL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH
Arias Sanguinetti along with co-counsel have obtained the largest known settlement in a sexual abuse case in U.S. history, as well as the largest known personal injury settlement against a university. The $852,000,000 settlement is on behalf of over 700 former USC students alleging sexual abuse by USC OB/GYN George Tyndall. The 710 plaintiffs will be entitled to an average recovery of $1.2 million.see more wins
Jane Doe v. University of Southern California$852 Million
For decades-long institutional sexual misconduct case involving disgraced OBGYN George Tyndall.Read More >
A.B. et al. v. Regents of the University of California$243 Million
For decades-long institutional sexual misconduct case involving disgraced UCLA OBGYN James Heaps.Read More >
Rolnik v. AT&T Wireless Services$49 Million
For billing overcharges from failure to prorate the final month of service fees.Read More >
Lozano v. AT&T Wireless Services, Inc.$42 Million
For inadequately disclosed “out of cycle” billing policies.Read More >
Confidential Settlement$38 Million
For catastrophic personal injury matter.Read More >
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Arias Sanguinetti Referral Network
ARIAS SANGUINETTI is partnering with law firms throughout the United States.
Law firms and attorneys nationwide turn to Arias Sanguinetti to partner on complex cases that require the firm’s legal and geographic expertise.
In addition to the firm’s offices in Los Angeles, the Bay Area and Las Vegas, Arias Sanguinetti network is literally nationwide. Our attorneys and staff are recognized as being some of the best lawyers in the country.
What Sets Us Apart
Arias Sanguinetti is comprised of a unique collection of trial lawyers who regularly obtain significant seven- and eight-figure results on some of the most complex matters in the country. The firm’s leadership serves as presidents and board members to the largest trial lawyer associations in the country, and we are regularly honored for our work on behalf of clients and our leadership in the legal community.
Firm founders Mike Arias and Elise Sanguinetti, as well as most of our attorneys have been recognized by the Daily Journal, National Law Journal, The Recorder, Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Lawdragon and many others for our accomplishments in the courtroom.
Most importantly, our attorneys obtain top results for our consumers and those who have been injured and wronged in part because we are willing to take any case to trial to get the results they deserve. Opposition counsel is always acutely aware of our firm’s dedication to getting the right result, even if it means taking a matter before a jury.
Diverse Practice Areas
The firm has a diverse number of practice areas, click here for a full listing.
Arias Sanguinetti is a firm that is known for getting real results. For a list of our extensive list verdicts and settlements, just click here. The firm’s litigators are tenacious and well-known throughout the state of California for getting significant results in cases.
Firm attorneys have served in unprecedented levels of leadership. Our partners have served as presidents of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Consumer Attorneys Of California (CAOC), Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), and Alameda-Contra Cost Trial Lawyers’ Association.
Trial Lawyers First and Foremost
While attorneys from the firm are well-equipped in negotiating settlements, the firm’s trial attorneys love to actually try cases in a courtroom. Defense counsel is always aware of the firm’s ability to successfully try cases and the firm’s ability to bring back significant results.
With offices in multiple states and Canada, the firm is able to draw on a wealth of resources when trying any type of case. We also handle a variety of matters outside of personal injury, including insurance bad faith, intellectual property, environmental law and more.
The firm’s diversity gives us a unique advantage in serving our clients. We are fluent in multiple languages, Spanish, Russian, Farsi, Chinese, which is vital to the California market.
The Attorney Referral Process
Every referral case we consider involves a thorough examination of how far along the case is, the area of law, the jurisdiction, the firm’s capabilities in that area of law and prospective staffing. Our trial attorneys are well-versed in multiple practice areas, and we work hard to match attorneys up with cases that suit the case’s needs as well as the attorney’s strength. We also take time to discuss how far along the litigation is, how much discovery has been performed, whether any depositions have taken place, proposed trial dates and more.
Attorney Referral Arrangement
Over our firm’s history, we’ve successfully partnered with numerous law firms throughout the country and obtained top results in those matters. The referral arrangement is on a case-by-case basis, and while it involves many factors, our firm has high grades from some of the nation’s most prominent firms when delivering referral fees.
To learn more, just give us a call.