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Anthony Edward Goldsmith

Anthony Edward Goldsmith

also known as Anthony E. Goldsmith

About me

Anthony Goldsmith practices disability rights, police misconduct and personal injury law in Los Angeles, California.  As a disability rights advocacy attorney, Anthony has achieved a number of successes in creating more accessible private and public facilities and altering policies effecting broad classes of people with disabilities. Among his litigation achievements, Anthony has litigated a number of impact cases against public entities and transit agencies and has altered the manner in which entire industries understand their duties under the ADA and other disability rights laws. 


In addition to his law practice, Anthony has, since 1997, acted as an expert and consultant in the disability access field. As a consultant, he has worked with both public and private clients to help them meet their obligations under the ADA and related laws. His consulting clients have included several of the largest corporations in the world, as well as governmental entities that include the Attorney Generals' offices for the states of California and Colorado, the University of California and the National Park Service.


Mr. Goldsmith remains active in the legislative process surrounding disabled rights law in California and was an active participant in the legislative process that resulted in the changes to California disabled law collectively known as "SB 1608" and “SB1186”. In the past, he has frequently given presentations to both attorneys and architects and has qualified to provide continuing education for architects under the auspices of the Architect's Institute of America.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Civil Rights: 90%
    28 years
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
    28 years



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (20 minutes)

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Contact info

Law Offices of Anthony E. Goldsmith

18321 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 900
Tarzana, CA, 91356


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
principal partnerLaw Offices of Anthony Goldsmith2007 - Present
PrincipalNational Access Consultants LLC1997 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Californians for Disability RightsMember, Legislative Committee2012 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaN/AN/A
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
The RecorderLawmakers OK New Curbs on Access Violation Claims2012
The Press-Enterprise Business SectionQuoted Article Re: SB11982012
ROHO Community BlogADA Access is Patriotic and Profitable!2012
Daily Journal Published 4/5/12 Front PageSwimming in Controversy - Pool Access Rules Rile Hotels2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - Los AngelesN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
University of Southern California Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2013 Abilities Expo Los Angeles“ASK THE EXPERTS”: Your Legal Questions2013
Consumer Attorneys of California 50th Annual ConventionDisability and the Barrister: “Avoiding Discrimination in the Practice of Law"2011
AIA Redwood Empire: Accessibility in CaliforniaAccessibility in California: Welcome to the Future2011
AIA East Bay: Accessibility in CaliforniaAccessibility in California: Welcome to the Future2011