John T. Fogarty

ohn Fogarty is a partner in the firm's Los Angeles office. His practice focuses on high-stakes litigation and trial of complex business issues. Mr. Fogarty has handled cutting-edge litigation in such areas as health-care, labor law, consumer class actions, ERISA and eminent domain. He has also handled cases involving unfair competition, RICO, entertainment law, and real estate fraud. Recently Mr. Fogarty achieved a total defense victory in a $250M+ RICO class-action lawsuit brought against a health plan.

Mr. Fogarty has been recognized in Los Angeles magazine as one of the Top Young Lawyers in Southern California. He has obtained over $47 million in total compensation for clients, including:

$21.9 million jury verdict in a condemnation trial representing Lehman Brothers.
$7.9 million jury verdict in a real estate fraud trial involving beachfront property in Malibu.
$8.6 million settlement on the eve of trial in a condemnation suit representing ConocoPhillips.
$7.8 million settlement in a condemnation suit representing The Mills Corporation.
$1.7 million settlement on behalf of property owners in case involving the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' project to enlarge a water storage facility in central California.
Achieved total defense verdict in healthcare subscriber's $8 million insurance bad faith lawsuit.
Achieved total defense verdict in an employee's $9.1 million fraud and breach of contract claim.
Achieved total defense verdict in $1.2 million breach of contract trial brought against school district.

Mr. Fogarty has represented clients before the California Court of Appeal, the United States District Court for the Central, Southern, and Northern Districts of California, and various California Superior Courts. He also has been deeply involved in several high-profile appeals, including a palimony action representing Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr., and a matter before the Nevada Supreme Court to protect a client's $22 million inverse condemnation judgment.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Healthcare Litigation and 3) Real Estate Litigation
Law School UCLA School of Law (J.D., 1998)
Education University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., 1995)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
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