Reza Torkzadeh, Esq.


Dedicated to protecting individuals, families and improving the safety of our communities, Reza Torkzadeh is an advocate on behalf of those who have been seriously injured or killed as a result of negligence, defective products or dangerous road conditions.

In 2015 and 2016 Reza was a recipient of the Best Lawyers Award; one of the oldest and well respected peer review publications in the legal profession.  In 2014, 2015 and 2016, Reza was selected to the Super Lawyer list in California.  An honor saved for only 5% of the attorneys in the State.

Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorney - Reza Torkzadeh

Reza served on the Plaintiffs’ Settlement Committee in litigation related to an FDA recalled medical device. The lawsuits settled in 2015 in a confidential settlement in the amount of $14,250,000.00.

In 2014, Reza represented a catastrophically injured pedestrian, in which a verdict in the amount of $26,255,367.84 was obtained. VerdictSearch announced that the result was one of the largest verdicts in the Country in 2014.

In 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Reza was selected by his peers as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, a recognition only given to 2.5% of the attorneys in the state. Los Angeles Magazine named him as one of the Top Young Lawyers as selected by his peers and The National Trial Lawyers selected him on the Top 40-Under-40 list. In 2014, The American Society of Legal Advocates named Reza as a Top 40-Under-40 litigator.

In 2012, as a result of a $12,000,000.00 judgment in a wrongful death action, Reza was invited for membership into the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum; one of the most prestigious trial lawyers organizations in the Country. Less than 1% of all attorneys in the US are members.

Reza is the Co-Author of the book, Accidents Happen But Who’s Going to Pay the BillsA Consumers’ Guide to the California Personal Injury & Wrongful Death System.

Reza’s practice is focused on representing those who have been seriously injured as a result of someone else’s wrongdoing. He has successfully represented those who have lost loved ones in wrongful death actionsauto accidentsmotorcycle accidentsbicycle accidents, brain and spinal cord injuries, defective medial device and FDA recalled products, premises liability and dog bite cases in both State and Federal Courts.

Reza is a graduate of the prestigious Trial Advocacy Project (TAP).

Bar Admission

  • California (State Court)
  • United States District Court Central District of California (Federal Court)
  • United States District Court Southern District of California (Federal Court)

Education

  • University of California, Irvine;
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego

Professional Associations

  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • American Association for Justice
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, National Safety Council
  • AVVO profile

Practice Areas

  • Serious & Catastrophic Injuries
  • Defective Medical Devices & Pharmaceuticals

Awards

  • BestLawyers 2015
  • Super Lawyers 2014, 2015
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Top 40-Under-40 (2014, 2015)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • National Trial Lawyers 40-Under-40 (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • LA Magazine Up-And-Coming Lawyer Under 40 (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Invited Lifetime Member Multi-Million Dollar and Million Dollar Advocates Forum

“At the end of the day, the most important thing to me is protecting my client’s rights. These are people and families whose lives have been changed because of an injury or loss. To me there is nothing more important than making sure that my clients are treated fairly, and those who are responsible are held accountable.” -Reza Torkzadeh

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