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Important COVID-19 Information From the Attorneys at ASWT

April 3, 2020 | News & Events

The coronavirus outbreak brought with it crippling unemployment, massive social upheaval and a major shift in the way attorneys will practice law. As the legal community and the world continue to battle this terrible sickness, the attorneys at Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos have helped lead the way by working with bar associations, legal organizations… Read more

Super Lawyers Recognizes Six Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos Attorneys on their 2020 Top Lists

March 17, 2020 | News & Events

Six ASWT attorneys, Mike Arias, Elise Sanguinetti, Arnold Wang, Alfredo Torrijos, Jamie Goldstein, Kate Harvey-Lee and Christopher A.J. Swift have been honored on the Super Lawyers Top 2020 lists. Super Lawyers top lists recognizes top attorneys through a multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation. Super Lawyers is a professional recognition organization that annually awards the nation’s top… Read more

Recent Results

February 21, 2020 | News & Events

Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos has obtained numerous seven-figure verdicts and settlements and several recently completed cases highlight the firm’s skill at trial and in settlement negotiations. ASWT Obtains $22.5 Million Settlement Agreement with Sara Lee Corp After almost 15 years of litigation, attorneys at ASWT negotiated a $22.5 million settlement in a class action… Read more

Super Lawyers Recognizes Four Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos Attorneys on their 2020 Top Lists

January 3, 2020 | News & Events

Los Angeles, Ca. (December 30, 2019) – Four ASWT attorneys, Mike Arias, Alfredo Torrijos, Arnold Wang and Kate Harvey-Lee, have been honored on the 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers list. The Southern California Super Lawyers list recognizes top attorneys through a multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation. Super Lawyers is… Read more

Mike Arias Interviewed by Massage Magazine on New Law AB 5

December 16, 2019 | News & Events

Mike Arias was interviewed by Massage Magazine discussing the impact a new law will have on independent contractors, such as massage therapists, throughout the state in 2020. In September, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 5 into law, requiring most companies to reclassify independent contractors as full-time employees in order to stop the exploitation of workers…. Read more

ASWT Attorneys Participate in IB Day of Action

December 12, 2019 | News & Events

Attorneys and staff from Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos, LLP participated in the Injury Board (IB) Day of Action, joining Abilities Recovery Center (ARC) in raising awareness of the needs of those who have suffered catastrophic injuries. Smart home devices, which were provided to multiple ARC clients, are crucial in allowing independence in their day… Read more

Elise Sanguinetti Featured in Civil Action Podcast

November 7, 2019 | News & Events

Founding partner Elise Sanguinetti was featured in the Civil Action podcast at this year’s CAALA Convention in Las Vegas. Elise discusses her concerns regarding forced arbitration, the political landscape, and the influences that helped mold her into one of the best trial attorneys in California. Click here to listen: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bonus-content-interview-elise-sanguinetti-at-2019-caala/id1466726741?i=1000455700866    

ASWT Represents 160+ Survivors Of Abuse By USC’s Dr. George Tyndall

October 2, 2019 | Class Actions

Read the latest article from the Los Angeles Times and ABC Los Angeles. Mike Arias has filed numerous lawsuits against the University of Southern California and Dr. George Tyndall on behalf of women who allege they were sexually abused and illicitly photographed by the disgraced USC OB/GYN.  Those lawsuits are now pending in the Los Angeles… Read more