Attorney Mike Arias is a Managing Partner of Arias, Ozzello & Gignac, LLP, a law firm in Los Angeles, CA. As a lawyer in Los Angeles, California, attorney Arias serves Los Angeles County, as well as clients throughout California.
Areas of Practice
- Admiralty / Maritime
- Child Support
- Commercial Litigation
- Construction / Development
- Construction Accident
- Criminal Defense
- DUI / DWI
- Foreclosure / Loan Modification
- Real Estate
Admitted to Practice Law
- 1984, California; 1986, New York and New Jersey; 1989, District of Columbia
|:||Southern Connecticut State University, BS, 1981|
|Law School||:||Pepperdine University, JD, 1984|
Mike Arias is the senior and managing partner of the firm. He handles matters throughout the United States. Mr. Arias has litigated and tried matters from New York to Texas to California, in both state and federal court. He has resolved hundreds of matters, either by trial, arbitration, mediation or negotiated settlement, resulting in millions of dollars in recovery for the firm's clients. His most recent trial victory resulted in a judgment and subsequent settlement in excess of $19 million. His most recent settlements total well in excess of $50 million. Mr. Arias has also successfully defended and counseled many of the firm's business clients. Although his practice is diverse, he primarily handles the firm's complex, class action, multi-party, mass tort and business litigation matters.
Mr. Arias has written, lectured and spoken on various subjects at law schools, legal seminars, teleconference webinars and legal conferences on topics including: class actions, mass tort litigation, expert witness depositions, death care litigation, unfair business practices, business litigation, settlement issues and strategies, construction defect litigation, business torts, complex litigation, electronic evidence, discovery, employment law and representative actions. He also has been featured in numerous local, state and national news articles and professional publications. Mr. Arias has obtained an "AV" rating by Martindale-Hubbell. The "AV" rating is the highest rating given and is awarded only upon reaching "heights" of professional excellence, both in terms of legal ability and ethical standards. He has also been selected to Southern California Super Lawyers for 2009 and 2010, an honor reserved for the top 5% of attorneys practicing in Southern California. Mr. Arias has also been retained as an expert witness/consultant in numerous matters.
Born: Los Angeles,California
Arias, Ozzello & Gignac, LLP
6701 Center Drive West, 14th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90045
Firm OverviewArias Ozzello & Gignac's philosophy, both as litigators and business advisors, is to provide comprehensive and aggressive legal services in a cost-effective and efficient manner. The firm's goal is to use an understanding of its client's business, personal and economic needs to fashion real world solutions to complex problems. Our litigation practice has garnered millions of dollars for our clients in both class action, personal injury and business litigation matters. Litigation practice areas include: Class Actions Mass Torts Employment Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Antitrust Litigation Business & Commercial Litigation Civil/Statutory Rights Consumer Protection Construction Defects Death Care Defective Devices/Pharmaceuticals Disability Rights Entertainment Litigation Environmental/Toxic Torts Insurance Law Product Liability Telecommunications Unfair Business Practices The firm's experience in business and litigation matters has given it a reputation of being meticulous as well as practical. The firm's success in the courtroom also has brought it well-deserved praise. Our victories in several lengthy trials and our success at the appellate court level have confirmed our dedication to our clients and our perseverance in protecting their interests. Arias Ozzello & Gignac's business law practice embraces the same philosophy and approach. The firm is committed to working in small, efficient teams to provide the right advice and expertise in a timely manner. The firm strives to recognize both the economic or personal significance of a matter to the client and the need to deliver a result within a legal budget which is not disproportionate to the importance of the matter. Arias Ozzello & Gignac's business clients include: Large corporations Closely-held corporations Public companies Small businesses Professionals Individuals Professional athletes This diverse client base has allowed the firm to utilize and translate well-earned experience into competent and practical application in meeting our clients' needs.
Class Actions and Civil Litigation, Business Torts, Complex Commercial Litigation, Entertainment and Sports Law, Real Estate, Investment and Consumer Fraud, Major Personal Injury, Negligence, Insurance Law, Construction Defect, Wrongful...