Attorney Profile

Daniel R. Villegas


Mr. Villegas’ practice focuses on defending large entities and corporations in complex product liability, toxic tort and business litigation matters. He has successfully defended major automobile manufacturers in product liability matters of all types, and was part of the trial team that recently obtained a 12-0 defense verdict for Ford Motor Company after a five-week trial where plaintiff sought a damage recovery in the high eight figures.

Mr. Villegas has substantial experience taking and defending depositions, including expert witness depositions, and arguing substantive Motions in Court. Deposition testimony he has obtained has led directly to case dismissals, or highly favorable out of court resolutions for the firm’s clients. He also has substantial experience preparing and arguing Motions for Summary Judgment, the great many of which have resulted in the dismissal of clients from complex actions.

  • Memberships
    • Mr. Villegas is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Mexican American Bar Association, and National Hispanic Bar Association.
  • Admitted
    • Oregon 1990
    • California 1992
    • United States District Court for the Central
    • District of California
  • Education
    • B.A. University of Redlands
    • J.D. Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College