Senior Partner, Sole Shareholder, Robinson Calcagnie
WHY: Became famous in 1978 for winning lawsuit against Ford’s Pinto, which the American Association for Justice called one of the 10 most significant civil trials of the past millennium. In California Bar’s Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame.
RECENT: Reps clients suing alleged wildfire starter PG&E, talc miner Imerys Talc America, Purdue Pharma, victims of 2017’s mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas. Last year won the Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyer of the Year from the National Trial Lawyers.
QUOTABLE: “I’ve been all over the country—[Orange County has] the best bench and bar in the world that I’ve worked in. We have a very civic and civil bar and bench here.”