As a nationally recognized and respected consumer attorney, Brian Kabateck is a preeminent leader in the fight to ensure access to the justice system. He’s a powerful advocate in the courtroom and at the California State Capitol for consumers’ rights and protections.
Mr. Kabateck’s vigorous litigation on behalf of his clients has netted more than a billion dollars in recoveries. He has won many multi-million dollar verdicts, judgments and settlements in the areas of personal injury, insurance bad faith, pharmaceutical litigation, wrongful death, class action, mass torts and disaster litigation. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Mr. Kabateck is leading the effort to help struggling restaurant owners across the state file class-action lawsuits against local and state agencies in an effort to recoup operational fees. He’s currently fighting for consumers as the class counsel representing ratepayers suing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power for a disastrous overbilling scandal.
Mr. Kabateck recently secured a confidential settlement on behalf of more than a dozen families whose loved ones were killed in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet off the coast of Indonesia. He also negotiated a global settlement of more than $57 million for 350 mobile home park residents considered the largest settlement of its kind involving a mobile home habitability lawsuit.
Because of his deep knowledge of the law and dynamic speaking style, Mr. Kabateck is a frequent analyst for national, local and legal media outlets. He makes regular appearances on CNN, MSNBC, CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX and CW stations. In addition to his television exposure, Mr. Kabateck often speaks at seminars, law schools and industry events.