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ASWT Authors Article on Sexual Assault and Harassment for CAOC Forum Magazine

November 18, 2022 | News & Events , Uncategorized

Managing Partner Mike Arias, Senior Associate Sahar Malek, Senior Paralegal Assal Badrkhani, and Legal Assistant Madeline Heyman of ASWT authored an article regarding Sexual Assault and Harassment for CAOC Forum magazine’s November/December 2022 Issue. The article delves into “Abuse of Power: the historical evolution of institutional sexual assault from a litigation perspective”.  Some key takeaways… Read more

ASWT Obtains Seven-Figure Settlement in a Class Action Case Against Thrifty Payless, Inc. & Rite Aid

August 17, 2022 | News & Events , Uncategorized

Senior Associates Craig Momita and Mike Arias settled a class action case against a duly organized California and Delaware corporation for unfair, unlawful and fraudulent business practices for seven figures. An employee residing in the State of California failed to be reimbursed for employee expenses while employed by the above-mentioned corporations. The corporations were required… Read more

Elise Sanguinetti Selected as a Top 40 Plaintiff Attorney in California

June 8, 2022 | Uncategorized

ASWT founding partner Elise Sanguinetti has been selected as a Top 40 Plaintiff Attorney in California by the Daily Journal.  Ms. Sanguinetti’s main focus of expertise is serious injury, wrongful death cases, civil appeals, and legal malpractice. She exclusively represents plaintiffs in civil litigation, holds an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell, and has been named a… Read more

Mike Arias Named as a Top 40 Plaintiff Attorney in California

June 8, 2022 | Uncategorized

ASWT managing partner Mike Arias has been named a Top 40 Plaintiff Attorney in California by The Daily Journal.  Through numerous years of experience, Mr. Arias has had an extensive career in protecting the public. His specialties include serious personal injury, wrongful death, employment, consumer class actions, and mass wage and hour claims.  Recognized at… Read more

Mike Arias, Elise Sanguinetti Honored by Lawdragon

April 25, 2022 | News & Events , Uncategorized

Managing partners Mike Arias and Elise Sanguinetti have been recognized by Lawdragon in the 2022 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers list.  This select group includes lawyers who have made remarkable contributions as leaders, litigators, dealmakers, power brokers, judges, and innovators. Each of these lawyers have made an impact in their respective fields and this recognition… Read more

New ASWT Lawyer Sahar Malek Featured in the CAOC Forum

February 7, 2022 | Uncategorized

The newest ASWT attorney, Sahar Malek, was featured in the January/ February edition of the CAOC’s Forum magazine.  Ms. Malek’s article focuses on product liability, making the point that if a product hurts a consumer after being recalled it can still go a long way in establishing liability. She details out who are the true… Read more

3 ASWT Lawyers Featured in CAOC Forum Magazine

February 7, 2022 | Uncategorized

3 ASWT lawyers were featured in the January/February CAOC edition of Forum Magazine. Mike Arias, Alfredo Torrijos and Arnold Wang  were named CAOC’s Consumer Attorneys of the Year for winning a settlement for former University of Southern California students who were sexually abused by the campus gynecologist.   Consumer Attorney of the Year is awarded… Read more