Mike Arias is the founding and managing partner of Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos LLP. During his 30+ year career, he has handled matters throughout the United States and has litigated and tried matters from New York to Texas to California, in both state and federal court. He has served as lead, co-lead or liaison counsel in well over 100 class and mass tort actions. He has resolved hundreds of matters, either by trial, arbitration or settlement, resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars in recovery for the firm’s clients. Although his practice is diverse, he primarily handles the firm’s complex, class action, multi-party, mass tort, major personal injury, employment and business
litigation matters. Mr. Arias has obtained an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been selected annually as a Southern California Super Lawyer, an honor reserved for the top 5% of attorneys practicing in Southern California. Mr. Arias is admitted to practice law in California, New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia. He also is admitted before numerous federal courts throughout the country. He serves on the Board of Governors of the American Association of Justice (“AAJ”), is President of the Consumer Attorneys of California (“CAOC”) and
immediate Past President of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (“CAALA”). Mr. Arias was awarded the AAJ President’s Distinguished Service Award in 2015, serves as Vice-chair of the Class Action Litigation Group of AAJ, Chair of the AAJ Convention Planning Committee, Chair of the Education Committee of CAOC and is the Founding Chair of CAALA’s Plaintiffs Trial Academy. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Public Justice, California Employment Lawyers Association (“CELA”), Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Sports Lawyers Association.