Oakland, CA (July 10) – On Tuesday, July 10, Elise Sanguinetti, a founding partner at Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos LLP, will be sworn in as President of the American Association for Justice.
In addition to her service with AAJ, Ms. Sanguinetti served as the president of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) from 2015 to 2016 and was a past president of the Alameda Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association.
“This is a proud moment for myself and our firm,” she said. “AAJ is known for its tireless advocacy for every individual’s access to justice, something I firmly believe in. This position will allow me to continue to serve my fellow trial lawyers and battle on behalf of our clients.”
Ms. Sanguinetti’s main focus of expertise is serious injury, wrongful death cases, pharmaceutical torts and legal malpractice. She exclusively represents plaintiffs in civil litigation, holds an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell, and has been named a California Super Lawyer every year since becoming eligible. In recent years, Super Lawyers also named Ms. Sanguinetti one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in the Bay Area.
With offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Montreal, ARIAS SANGUINETTI WANG & TORRIJOS, LLP represents clients in complex litigation in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Some of our practice areas include: Class Actions, Mass Torts, Major Personal Injury, Employment Law, Antitrust Litigation, Business & Commercial Litigation, Disability & Statutory Rights, Consumer Protection, Construction Defects, Disability Rights, Entertainment Litigation, Environmental/Toxic Torts, Professional Malpractice, Insurance Law, Telecommunications & Internet Litigation, Intellectual Property Rights and Unfair Business Practices. The firm also handles business transactional matters and has served as general business counsel.
The American Association for Justice, formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA®), provides trial attorneys with information, professional support and a nationwide network that enables them to most effectively and expertly represent clients. The mission of the American Association for Justice is to promote a fair and effective justice system—and to support the work of attorneys in their efforts to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America’s courtrooms, even when taking on the most powerful interests.