Fred R. Puglisi: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Fred R. Puglisi


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Practice Areas

  • Technology
  • Advertising
  • International Practice
  • Labor and Employment
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions
  • Litigation
  • Class Action Defense
  • Financial Institutions Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • International Arbitration
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
  • Automotive
  • Entertainment
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Sports
University University of Minnesota, Duluth, B.S., cum laude, 1982
Law SchoolUniversity of Minnesota, J.D., magna cum laude, 1985 Order of the Coif
Admitted1985, California; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court for the Central, Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of California


•Board Member, Constitutional Rights Foundation

•Former Board member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers

•Member, American Bar Association, (Litigation Section)

•Member, California State Bar, (Litigation Section)

•Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association


Fred Puglisi is a partner in the Century City office and co-chair of the Business Trial Practice Group. He was recognized as a California Lawyer of the Year in 2003 for his successful defense and trial of a $2 billion class action.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Puglisi has extensive experience in complex and general business litigation in state and federal courts, including class actions. He has conducted numerous trials and arbitrations, including trying class and representative actions. Mr. Puglisi also has broad appellate work which includes arguments to the California Court of Appeal and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal. He has defended a number of complex class and representative actions alleging various business torts, unfair competition, false advertising, violations of the California Consumers Legal Remedies Act, land subsidence, and others.


•California Lawyer of the Year, for Mr. Puglisi's successful defense and trial of a $2 billion class action, 2003

•Southern California Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2012-2014

•Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers, 2013, 2014


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Fred R. Puglisi

1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1600
Los AngelesCA 90067


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