Suren Weerasuriya joined Callahan, Thompson, Sherman & Caudill in the fall of 2015 as an associate at the firm’s Orange County office. Mr. Weerasuriya has been aggressively and diligently defending employment discrimination, wrongful termination and wage and hour cases on behalf of a multitude of clients since his arrival. He also handles insurace coverage disputes, legal malpractice claims and attorney-client fee disputes.
Mr. Weerasuriya’s background as a former plaintiffs’ attorney in consumer rights and employment law matters allows him to approach cases with an objective and practical view of the law and balance his clients’ needs with their liability and exposure. Mr. Weerasuriya has extensive experience litigating individual and class action cases on behalf of Plaintiffs in state and federal court, throughout the State of California, and has experience handling cases involving the Fair Employment Housing Act, Title VII, the California Labor Code, the Consumer Legal Remedies Act, the Magnuson-Moss Federal Warranty Act, the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Mr. Weerasuriya has gone to trial and arbitration on behalf of consumers, prevailing and obtaining for his clients, full statutory damages and attorney’s fees and costs.
Mr. Weerasuriya received his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law in 2011, where he was the recipient of the 2011 CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Employment Law. Mr. Weerasuriya received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, with a Legal Studies concertation, from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2007, while receiving recognition on the Dean’s List for multiple semesters.
Mr. Weerasuriya is admitted in all federal districts for the United States District Court of California and the State of California.
Hourly ($250-300/hour), contingent (30-40%), Free consultation (20 minutes)
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|CALI: Excellence for the Future Award||The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction||2011|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, P.C.||2012 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Beverly Hills Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Cynthia Stockwell v. Credit Management, L.P.||Verdict on behalf of Plaintiff|
|Katrina White v. QC Holdings||Arbitration Award in favor of Plaintiff.|
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|Southwestern University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2011|
|Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University||Political Science: Legal Studies Option||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2007|