Fred R. Puglisi

Fred Puglisi is a partner in the Century City office and co-chair of the Business Trial Practice Group. He was recognized as a California Lawyer of the Year in 2003 for his successful defense and trial of a $2 billion class action.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Puglisi has extensive experience in complex and general business litigation in state and federal courts, including class actions. He has conducted numerous trials and arbitrations, including trying class and representative actions. Mr. Puglisi also has broad appellate work which includes arguments to the California Court of Appeal and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal. He has defended a number of complex class and representative actions alleging various business torts, unfair competition, false advertising, violations of the California Consumers Legal Remedies Act, land subsidence, and others.

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Areas of Practice 1) Entertainment, 2) Technology, 3) and Advertising, 4) Healthcare, 5) International Practice, 6) International Arbitration, 7) Labor and Employment, 8) Wage and Hour Class Actions, 9) Litigation, 10) Class Action Defense, 11) Financial Institutions Litigation and 12) Insurance Litigation
Law School University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., 1985)
Education University of Minnesota Duluth (B.S., 1982)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
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