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Reza Torkzadeh, Esq.

Named to 'Best Lawyers' list* for Plaintiff's Personal Injury

Reza Torkzadeh - Personal Injury Attorney

Reza Torkzadeh is a nationally recognized plaintiff’s trial attorney who has dedicated his professional career to the pursuit of justice by exclusively representing victims in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Reza has handled numerous high-profile cases in both state and federal courts, and has served in leadership roles in litigation at the national level. He has been featured for legal commentary by the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles Daily Journal, San Francisco Daily Journal, New York Daily News, Metro News, Christian Science Monitor, KUSI TV, and many other news outlets and publications.

Through Reza’s leadership, vision and passion for representing the people, TorkLaw has established offices nationwide, in cities throughout California, Arizona, Texas, New York, Washington State, Illinois, Washington, D.C., Maine and Georgia.

Reza has successfully represented thousands of clients and after more than a decade of practicing law, “Representing the People” continues to be the core foundation and guiding principle of his practice and the firm.

Reza is a frequently invited guest speaker and has lectured across the country on the practice of law and the civil justice system. He is a proud Honorary Board Member of the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charity, an active member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and President’s Club Member of the Consumer Attorneys of California.

Reza is the co-author of the book, Accidents Happen: A Consumer’s Guide to the Personal Injury and Wrongful Death System, which is now it its second edition and continues to receive wide acclaim and endorsement from the legal community.

Following a $12,000,000.00 judgment in a 2012 wrongful death case, Reza was invited to lifetime membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a distinction held by less than 1% of all attorneys.

In 2014, Reza was nominated as Trial Lawyer of the Year by Consumer Attorneys of California. In that same year, Reza represented a catastrophically injured pedestrian, which resulted in a jury verdict in the amount of $26,255,367.84 in Orange County, California.

In 2015, Reza was on the leadership team that successfully litigated an FDA recalled medical device resulting in a $14,250,000.00 settlement.

In 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, Reza has been named to Woodward White’s Best Lawyers list; a recognition of excellence by one of the oldest and most well-respected peer review publications in the legal profession.

Similarly, Reza is recognized as a SuperLawyer by Thomson Reuters, a recognition he earned in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. A SuperLawyer classification is reserved for the top 5% of attorneys in the Country.

In 2018 and 2019, Reza was listed on the Top 100 National Trial Lawyers and Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers list. Also in 2018 and 2019, Reza was recognized on the America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators list.

Reza has obtained more than $100,000,000.00 in judgements, verdicts and settlements on behalf of injured victims and their families. His cases have not only changed corporate behavior and forced governments to take action, but they have also brought about real change towards increasing the safety of our communities. These cases represent complex high-stakes litigation against some of the largest and most powerful corporations and entities in the world.

From defective cars, tires, airbags, medical devices and drugs to motor vehicle accidents, dangerous premises and poorly designed roadways that create dangerous conditions, Reza has dedicated himself and the firm to leveling the playing field on behalf of the clients he represents against billion dollar corporations and the powerful.

Bar Admission

  • California (State Court)
  • Texas (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
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • AVVO profile

Practice Areas

  • Serious & Catastrophic Injuries
  • Defective Medical Devices & Pharmaceuticals
  • Roadway Design & Defect
  • Premises Liability/Dangerous Premises

Awards

  • Best Lawyers 2015 – 2019
  • Super Lawyers 2014 – 2019
  • America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Top 100 National Trial Lawyers 2019
  • Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers 2017-2019
  • Top 40-Under-40 (2014 – 2019)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2010 – 2013
  • LA Magazine Up-And-Coming Lawyer Under 40 (2010 – 2019)
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum – Lifetime Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum – Lifetime Member

“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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