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Thomas D. Mauriello

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Phone: (949) 542-3555
Fax: (949) 606-9690
Toll Free: (888) 612-1961

1181 Puerta Del Sol, #120
San Clemente, California 92673


J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 1988

B.A., Brown University, 1983

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Pennsylvania, 1988
New Jersey, 1988
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1988
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1988
California, 1989
U.S. District Courts, Southern, Central, Northern Districts of California, 1989
U.S. District Courts, Eastern District of California, 2008
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1989
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

State Bar of California Membership No. 144811
Member Since: 1989
Member, Legislation Committee, Environmental Law Section (1995-1998)

Consumer Attorneys of California
Member Since: 2010

Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association
Member Since: 1998
Member, Board of Directors - 2017 to Present

Federal Legislation Committee
Member Since: 2014
Co-Chairman - 2015 to Present

National Association of Shareholder & Consumer Attorneys (“NASCAT”)
Member Since: 2007

Orange County Bar Association
Member Since: 2006
Member, Administration of Justice Committee
Member, Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee

Legal Biography
  • Principal, Law Offices of Thomas D. Mauriello, 1996-Present
  • Panel Attorney, Appellate Defenders, Inc., San Diego, CA, 1994-2000
  • Cohen & Hubachek, San Diego, CA, 1994-1996
  • Law Offices of John Reaves, San Diego, CA, 1994
  • Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach, San Diego, CA , 1989-1994
  • Judicial Clerk to Hon. Robert E. Cowen, United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Trenton, NJ and Philadelphia, PA,1988-1989
  • Law Clerk, Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, San Francisco, CA, 1987
  • Legal Assistant, Sage Gray Todd & Simms, New York, NY, 1983-1985
Legal Activities and Awards
  • Sierra Club, Angeles Chapter - Litigation Coordinator (Since 2008) & Conservation Legal Committee Member (Since 2007)
  • Lecturer, Environmental Litigation, California State University, East Bay (2001-2003)
  • State Bar of California Environmental Law Section, Member, Legislation Committee (1995-1998)
  • Sierra Club Special Achievement Award for work on Citizens Against the Jackson Drive Extension v. City of San Diego (1992)   
  • Member, University of San Diego Law Review (1986-1988)
  • Legal Articles Editor, Motions (Law School Newspaper) (1987-1988)
  • Law Clerk, Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, San Francisco, CA (1987)
  • "Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing on Public Lands: At What Point Does NEPA Require the Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement?" 25 San Diego Law Review 160 (1988)
  • "Do No Harm" Los Angeles Daily Journal (August 7, 1995)
Published Opinions
Annunziato v. eMachines, Inc., 402 F.Supp.2nd 1133 (C.D. Cal. 2005)
Community Activities
  • Coach, National Junior Basketball, 2006-2008
  • Coach, South Coast Boys & Girls Club Volleyball, 2008
  • Prior Volunteer Work: Volunteers in Parole, San Diego AIDS Project
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