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
Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (20 minutes)
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I have consulted with and worked with Tony Goldsmith on several civil rights matters over the last handful of years. He is top of his field. More than that, he is charming, sensitive, and believes in justice. He is also very intelligent and has high integrity. I cannot say enough about this guy.
|principal partner||Law Offices of Anthony Goldsmith||2007 - Present|
|Principal||National Access Consultants LLC||1997 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Californians for Disability Rights||Member, Legislative Committee||2012 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys of California||N/A||N/A|
|Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles||N/A||N/A|
|The Recorder||Lawmakers OK New Curbs on Access Violation Claims||2012|
|The Press-Enterprise Business Section||Quoted Article Re: SB1198||2012|
|ROHO Community Blog||ADA Access is Patriotic and Profitable!||2012|
|Daily Journal Published 4/5/12 Front Page||Swimming in Controversy - Pool Access Rules Rile Hotels||2012|
|Univ of California at Los Angeles||N/A||undergraduate||N/A|
|USC Law School||N/A||law||N/A|
|2013 Abilities Expo Los Angeles||“ASK THE EXPERTS”: Your Legal Questions||2013|
|Consumer Attorneys of California 50th Annual Convention||Disability and the Barrister: “Avoiding Discrimination in the Practice of Law"||2011|
|AIA Redwood Empire: Accessibility in California||Accessibility in California: Welcome to the Future||2011|
|AIA East Bay: Accessibility in California||Accessibility in California: Welcome to the Future||2011|