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Raeet (Rita) D. Taddesse is a Partner with Fernandez & Lauby LLP. She has handled a wide variety of complex matters, including quasi class actions, professional liability, securities fraud, intellectual property, trade secrets, unfair competition, slip & fall, construction accidents, construction defect, antitrust, banking, real estate, community association, and insurance litigation. Ms. Taddesse has experience in mediation, arbitration, trial, and appellate practice.


Ms. Taddesse graduated with honors from California State University at Long Beach in 1994 and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from Whittier College School of Law in 1996, where she was on the Dean's Honor List.


Ms. Taddesse is admitted to practice before the Federal and California Courts. She was a volunteer arbitrator for the Orange County Bar Association Fee Arbitration Committee, and participates in other pro bono activities.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 20%
    17 years, 350 cases
  2. Slip and Fall: 10%
    17 years, 200 cases
  3. Litigation: 10%
    17 years, 200 cases
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    17 years, 200 cases
  5. Other: 50%
  6. More 



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Fernandez & Lauby LLP

7700 Irvine Center Drive
Suite 800
Irvine, CA, 92618

Fernandez & Lauby LLP

74-361 Highway 111
Suite 1
Palm Desert, CA, 92260



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Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1998 - Present
The American Inns of Court, Leo A. Deegan ChapterMember2007 - 2008
Orange County Bar AssociationMember1999 - 2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
California State University, Long BeachN/AOther - Bachelors1994