Trial Lawyers and Class Action Litigators for your Most Difficult Legal Challenges

Over A Billion Dollars recovered

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Million-Dollar Successes

$852 Million

Jane Doe v. USC

$49 Million

Rolnik v. AT& T Wireless Services

$38.5 Million

Catastrophic Personal Injury Case

$32 Million

McKnight, et al. v. Uber Technologies Inc.

Practice Areas

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Mass Torts/
Consumer Class Action

With a long history of success in mass torts and consumer class actions, ASWT has a hard-earned reputation for being able to handle high-stakes and highly complex litigation. Our attorneys are committed to representing consumers, individuals and even business entitites that have been damaged by unfair business practices, anti-competitive conduct, defective products and prescription drugs, false advertising and other areas of consumer fraud.

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Sexual Abuse
and Harassment

ASWT represents hundreds of victims and survivors of sexual misconduct, ranging from workplace sexual harassment and assault to institutional sexual abuse (such as clergy abuse and Boy Scout abuse). Our attorneys are tireless advocates on behalf of those whose lives have been forever changed by sexual predators in the workplace, religious institutions, and elsewhere.

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Our Business Litigation attorneys have decades of experience in resolving disputes and obtaining great results for our clients.

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If you have been the victim of fraud, unfair business practices, unfair lending practices, predatory pricing or other violations of your rights, contact us. For the last several decades we have been protecting small businesses, large corporations and individual consumers in this complex area of the law.

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Defective Drugs
& Medical Devices

The attorneys at Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos have the experience and legal knowledge necessary to effectively fight for your legal rights in this specialized area of pharmaceutical litigation.

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Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos has extensive experience in construction defect litigation on behalf of those who have suffered injury or loss of value in their homes due to construction defects.

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Our attorneys also handle such aspects of employment law as: sexual harassment and misconduct in the workplace; wage-and-hour claims; wrongful termination; discrimination; and much more.

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Personal Injury
& Wrongful Death

Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos has extensive experience in the handling of wrongful death and major personal injury matters. Additionally, the firm has represented plaintiffs in professional, premises, and product liability matters.

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ASWT Referral Network


With a combined experience of well over 200 years, the attorneys of Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos have been involved in the successes of many trials and settlements resulting in more than a billion dollars.

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$852 Million

Recovered on behalf of 700+ former USC students who were sexually abused by disgraced USC OB/GYN George Tyndall

After several years of litigation, a settlement was reached for $852 million with the average per-plaintiff recovery of $1.2 million.

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Trial Attorneys and Class Action Litigators that Specialize in Serious and Complex Litigation

ARIAS SANGUINETTI WANG & TORRIJOS, LLP represents clients in state and federal courts throughout the United States.  Over the last 35+ years, the firm’s attorneys have recovered more than a billion dollars for the firm’s clients.

As Trial Lawyers and Class Action specialists, our attorneys have proven trial experience – having tried cases involving major personal injuries, class actions, mass plaintiff wage and hour claims, wrongful death, products liability, medical malpractice and employment issues.

The firm and attorneys are recognized by peer groups, legal publications and others as some of the top attorneys in the nation. Martindale-Hubbell has the firm “AV” rated, the highest rating given. The Daily Journal legal publication ranks Mike Arias as a Top 100 attorney in California and ranks both Mike Arias and Elise Sanguinetti as 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, Alfredo Torrijos, 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 ASWT attorneys as being some of the best in their areas of personal injury, employment law, wrongful death, class action, mass torts and more.


Partner Elise Sanguinetti served as the 2018 President

Partner Mike Arias currently serves on the AAJ Board of Governors; is a member of the Executive Committee; is a member of the Organizational Review Committee; is Chair of the AAJ PAC Development Committee; is a Member of the National Finance Council; is a Member of the Leaders Forum Task Force; is a past Chair of the Convention Planning Committee; is a past President of the Council of Presidents; and is a past Co-Chair of the Class Action Litigation Group


Partner Elise Sanguinetti served as the 2008 President


Partner Elise Sanguinetti served as the 2016 President; serves on the Past Presidents Council

Partner Mike Arias served as the 2018 President; serves on the Past Presidents Council and is the Founding Chair of the Congress of Trial Lawyer Associations

Partner Jamie Goldstein serves on the CAOC Board of Governors


Partner Mike Arias served as the 2018 President; is Founding Chair/Faculty of the CAALA Plaintiff Trial Academy


Partner Mike Arias was named Top Plaintiff Attorney in California -2018, 2020 – 2022, Top 100 Attorney in California – 2019, 2021, 2022, California Lawyer of the Year - 2022

Elise Sanguinetti – Top Plaintiff Attorney in California – 2020 – 2022, Top 100 Attorney in California – 2022, Top Women Lawyer in California – 2019, 2020, 2022


Partner Mike Arias Super Lawyer 2009-2022

Partner Elise Sanguinetti Super Lawyer 2011-2022

Partner Arnold Wang Super Lawyer 2015 – 2017, 2019-2022

Partner Alfredo Torrijos Super Lawyer 2015-2022

Partner Gregg Hubley Super Lawyer 2021

Partner Jamie Goldstein Rising Star 2016-2018, Super Lawyer 2019-2022

Senior Associate Travis Daniels Rising Star 2017-2022

Senior Associate Christopher Swift Rising Star 2014-20222


Partner Mike Arias Plaintiff Trailblazer 2020, California Trailblazer 2019

Partner Elise Sanguinetti California Trailblazer 2019


Partner Mike Arias 500 National Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyer 2019 - 2021

Partner Elise Sanguinetti 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyer 2019 - 2021