Brooks Cutter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Sacramento, CA

Cutter Law P.C.
 | 401 Watt Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95864
Phone: 888-285-3333
Fax: 916-588-9330
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1985
Education: Stanford Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Brooks Cutter is the founding partner of the premier Sacramento, California-based civil justice law firm, Cutter Law P.C. His practice consists of serious personal injury cases, including: consumer class actions, defective medical devices, dangerous drugs, medical malpractice, insurance bad faith cases, whistleblower/qui tam lawsuits, auto accidents, consumer fraud, product liability, elder abuse, medical malpractice.

    Rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell,* Brooks is considered by his peers to be at the highest level of his profession. In 2011, Brooks obtained a $7.6 million jury verdict for his client who had suffered a spinal cord injury after her doctors failed to diagnose a tumor on her spine. The award was the largest in Sacramento County's history. Additionally, Brooks has successfully represented individuals in multiple whistleblower lawsuits, including reaching a settlement for $23.5 million on behalf of four whistleblowers. The case involved government fraud claims against one of the world's largest medical device manufacturers.

    A skilled consumer class-action lawyer with a proven track record, Brooks Cutter has represented thousands of individuals across the country ranging from Ford Motor Credit customers, to California Allstate customers, to over 200 Americans injured from a defective medical device.

    Brooks graduated from Stanford University School of Law in 1985, where he was editor-in-chief of the "Stanford Journal of International Law." He was a law clerk to Chief Judge James R. Browning of the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit from 1985 to 1986. Prior to entering law school, he earned a bachelor of arts degree with distinction from the University of California at Berkeley and a master of philosophy degree from Cambridge University in England.

    *AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
    • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Class Actions, Asbestos, Toxic Torts, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 17 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021

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    About Brooks Cutter

    Admitted: 1985, California

    Professional Webpage: http://www.cutterlaw.com/About/Brooks-Cutter.shtml

    Honors/Awards:

    • Martindale-Hubbell AV-Rated Attorney
    • Presidential Award of Merit, Consumer Attorneys of California, 2005
    • Advocate of the Year, Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association, 2007
    • Award of Merit, Sacramento Consumer Attorneys
    • Finalist, Consumer Attorney of the Year, Consumer Attorneys of California, 2005 
    • Best of the Bar, Sacramento Business Journal, 2014

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Board Member, Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association (formerly Sacramento Consumer Attorneys)
    • Faculty Member, Spence Trial Lawyers College
    • Past President, Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association
    • The State Bar of California
    • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
    • Former Board of Governors Member, Consumer Attorneys of California

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Member of the Board of Directors, Wind Youth Services, Sacramento, CA
    • Co-Lead Counsel in the HealthNet Security Breach Class Action
    • Volunteer, Trial Lawyers Care

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • $4.9 Million Settlement (Whistleblower) - Biotronik, Inc.
    • $240 Million Defective Medical Device
    • $7.6 Million Jury Verdict for Medical Malpractice – UC Davis Regents
    • $23.5 Million Whistleblower (Qui Tam) – Medtronic, Inc.
    • $9.98 Million Settlement (Whistleblower) - Medtronic, Inc.
    • $220 Million Defective Medical Device (Medtronic Sprint Fidelis)

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    Educational Background:

    • Cambridge University in England, Master of Philosophy
    • University of California at Berkeley, B.A.
    • Stanford Law School, J.D., 1985
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    Office Location for Brooks Cutter

    401 Watt Avenue
    Sacramento, CA 95864

    Phone: 888-285-3333

    Fax: 916-588-9330

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    Last Updated: 1/29/2021

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