Sarah C. Serpa

Sarah C. Serpa

Supervising Trial Attorney
Location:
Santa Ana, California
Phone:
714-241-4444
888-284-0809 (Toll Free)
Fax:
714-241-4445
Email:

Sarah Serpa's practice focuses on complex litigation, including catastrophic personal injury, contract disputes and business fraud. Sarah Serpa was the responsible attorney for the largest pre-trial personal injury settlement in the history of the United States, at $50,000,000.00 for two Orange County mothers rendered quadriplegic.

Ms. Serpa has been named as a Super Lawyer each year since 2011. This is an award given by her peers as one the top 2% of attorneys in Southern California. Ms. Serpa has also been named twice as a top woman attorney in Los Angeles.

Ms. Serpa has extensive experience in litigating brain and spine injury cases, obtaining several record-breaking jury verdicts and settlements for clients who suffered catastrophic injuries after they were struck by buses and while riding bicycles on public roadways.

Ms. Serpa has also successfully represented the families of deceased victims of mass shootings including the largest shooting in Orange County history in Seal Beach and victims of the Las Vegas shooting massacre.

Ms. Serpa has also successfully prosecuted multiple lawsuits against governmental entities including the State of California, County of Orange, and various cities in California. As a result, she has special knowledge in the area of dangerous conditions of public property involving roadway design and traffic engineering.

Ms. Serpa is admitted to practice in California and in the United States District Courts of California and Colorado. Ms. Serpa obtained her B.S. in Management with a Certificate of Excellence in Economics from the Georgia Institute of Technology and attended Mercer University Law School and Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, obtaining her Juris Doctor in 1998.

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Litigation
  • Catastrophic Personal Injury
  • Contract Disputes
  • Business Fraud

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1998
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    • B.S.
    • Honors: Certificate of Excellence in Economics
    • Major: Management

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star, 2007
  • Super Lawyer - One of the Top 2.5% of Southern California Lawyers, 2011, 2012