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Anthony D. Lauria

Tony Lauria has represented defendants in civil litigation in California and Nevada. He has extensive trial experience with over 50 civil cases tried to verdict. He is an A.V. Rated (Preeminent) Attorney by Martindale-Hubbard, has been elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates by his peers and has successfully defended physicians, hospitals, dentists and other professionals, as well as vehicular, premises, product liability claims, and professional licensing board matters in both California and Nevada. In addition, he has handled matters before the Appellate and Supreme Courts in California and Nevada.

The major focus of his practice involves medical, hospital, nursing and dental malpractice, long term care, premises liability, and medical product claims. His extensive experience in defending medical claims gives him a unique advantage in understanding medical issues in personal injury matters and access to the best medical experts to assist in the defense of these matters.

Tony graduated second in his class from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1986. He was a member of the Order of the Coif and Traynor Honor Society, served as Student Bar Treasurer, President of the McGeorge Rugby Club, and received numerous other awards.


  • California State Bar; 1986
  • Nevada State Bar; 1990
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California; 1986
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada; 1990
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California; 2018


  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Las Vegas Defense Lawyers
  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Washoe County Bar Association