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Saundra K. Wootton


Saundra serves and advises her clients with diverse litigation experience.

Saundra’s broad civil litigation experience includes successful representation of a variety of complex matters, including real estate disputes, premises liability claims, product defect claims, employment disputes, environmental and toxic torts, catastrophic injuries, FDCPA claims, unfair competition disputes and professional malpractice claims with a particular emphasis on architect and engineer malpractice claims. Saundra has trial, arbitration, mediation and Labor Commission hearing experience.

  • "For the Love of a Family Pet," The Recorder, October 18, 2012 (author)
  • "How to Find the Right Lawyer When You or Your Company Needs One,” Smart Business Magazine, September 1, 2012 (author)
  • "Why High-End Buyers of Real Estate Need to be Cautious," Daily Journal, September 16, 2011 (author)
  • "New Ruling Modifies Privette Case Law: Seabright Insurance Company v. U.S. Airways, Inc." Case Alert, August 22, 2011 (author)
  • "Crawford v. Weathershield and the Defense of Indemnity Obligations Owed by Design Professionals,” Design Professional Liability in Construction Seminar, March 19, 2013 (presenter)

  • Prevailed on a summary judgment motion on alleged copyright infringement claims
  • Obtained dismissal on summary judgment by attacking duty and causation on claims made against an engineering firm on a condominium project
  • Prevailed on an anti-SLAPP motion in a matter involving alleged violations of the FDCPA
  • Successfully obtained a favorable result on alleged California Consumers Legal Remedies Act claims
  • Obtained dismissal on summary judgment for lack of evidence after taking and defending lead depositions in a multimillion-dollar antitrust and trade libel case against a national prosthetic service provider and microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knee manufacturer; drafted the appellate brief which was affirmed on appeal
  • Successfully defended various industry corporate clients against alleged wrongful termination claims, age discrimination claims, sexual harassment claims, retaliation claims, wage claims, misclassification claims or technical violation claims
  • Obtained a binding arbitration award for architect on an indemnity claim against a sub-consultant arising from the design and development of a coroner’s facility
  • Obtained a dismissal in exchange for a waiver of court-ordered monetary discovery sanctions involving legal malpractice claims against a transactional attorney

  • Patricia Phillips Outstanding Committee Service Award, Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), 2019 
  • Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2008, 2010-2012