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Tobin M Lanzetta

Tobin M Lanzetta

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Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Wrongful Death

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Tobin M. Lanzetta's trial practice focuses on products liability, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death and municipal liability. He has successfully helped litigate or settle numerous high profile cases, including a $13.82 million jury verdict in Garcia v. MTA; a $2.6 million jury verdict in Mehdipour v. City of Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus; a multi-million settlement in the Santa Monica Farmers' Market cases; a $9 million settlement in Ho v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes; a $3 million settlement in Saucedo v. Los Angeles Unified School District; and a $3 million settlement in Blood v. County of San Bernardino. Tobin handles large, multi-party catastrophic injury cases including, large trucking and motor coach crashes, as well as railroad and airplane crashes.


Tobin has obtained confidential settlements in wrongful death and severe injury cases totaling more than $30 million.


In 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009, Southern California Rising Stars Magazine/Los Angeles Magazine named Tobin a "Rising Star", which lists the top 2.5 percent of noteworthy attorneys in Los Angeles and Orange Counties as voted upon by the Super Lawyers named by the magazine. Tobin is a member of the American Association for Justice (Formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America) and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Los Angeles Chapter. He is also a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.


Tobin attended Swarthmore College (1993-1994) and earned a B.S. in Political Science from Santa Clara University in 1997, with a minor in Economics. He then played professional baseball, pitching for various minor league teams in the Montreal Expos and the Los Angeles Dodgers organizations.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Personal Injury: 34%
  2. Wrongful Death: 33%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 33%

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Contact Info

Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP

100 Wilshire Blvd., 21st Floor
Santa Monica, CA, 90401

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200305/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSouthern California Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarSouthern California Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarSouthern California Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarSouthern California Super Lawyers Magazine/Los Angeles Magazine2011
Rising StarSouthern California Super Lawyers Magazine/Los Angeles Magazine2010
Rising StarSouthern California Super Lawyers Magazine/Los Angeles Magazine2009
Rising StarSouthern California Super Lawyers Magazine/Los Angeles Magazine2008
Rising StarSouthern California Super Lawyers Magazine/Los Angeles Magazine2007
Rising StarSouthern California Super Lawyers Magazine/Los Angeles Magazine2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGreene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP2014 - Present
AssociateGreene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP2004 - 2014

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Los Angeles MemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Garcia v. MTA$13.82 million jury verdict
Mehdipour v. City of Santa Monica$2.6 million jury verdict
Ho v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes$9 million settlement

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Santa Clara UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1997
Swarthmore CollegeN/AN/A1994