Thomas Girardi

Thomas Vincent Girardi is very popular lawyer for his big settlement in opposition to major industries and corporation. He is one of the most award-winning lawyers of state of California.

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Personal Life

He is one of the founder members of law firm Girardi and Keese. In his career pick time, he is one of the most famous trial lawyers. His net worth is in millions. He is the most famous lawyer of United States of America.

Thomas Girardi was born in Denver, which is the most popular city of Coloroda state, in 1939. Thomas Vincent career was started in 1957 when he completed his graduation from Loyala High School, Los Angeles. He received his undergraduate degree form Loyola Marymount University and law degree form Loyola Law School in 1961. In 1965, he completed his LLM from New York University. As a lawyer, he handled a lot of big cases against national and multinational corporations.


He started his law firm with his close friend Robert M. Keese. He was the first lawyer in California who won around $1 billion for a case in 1970. Girardi was the show in Trail Lawyer Hall of Fame. He is a member of the Board of Directors and also former President of the prestigious International Academy of Trial Lawyers according to his website. He is also the first lawyer who has been appointed to Judicial Council of California, a policymaking body of California courts.

He won several cases over $1 billion for his clients. He was also known for his popular case against Pacific Gas & Electric. He handled many cases in opposition to Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, movie studios, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and many other firms. He handled more than 100 settlements of $1 million.

Settlement of $4.85 billion with pharmaceutical giant Merc.

Settlement of $1.9 billion for consumers of California.

Settlement of $1.7 billion with EI Paso Gas

settlement of $333 million in toxic tort case.

In 1964 he got married with Karen Weitzul. He divorced his first wife and after 29 years he was married with Kathy Riser in 1993. Again he divorced his second wife and in 1999 he was wedded with Erika Girardi. She was the famous singer and a television star. Girardi also came in many episodes of television series with his wife.  He is also known as best Lawyer in America for his work in Aviation Law, Commercial Litigation, Enviroment Law, Mass Tort Litigation, Employment Law etc.

20 Sep, 2018