Stanley D. Saltzman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Agoura Hills, CA

Marlin & Saltzman
 | 29800 Agoura Rd, Suite 210
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Phone: 818-991-8080
Fax: 818-991-8081
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Consumer Law (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French,
  • Italian
Attorney Profile

A co-founder of Marlin & Saltzman, LLP, Stanley D. Saltzman is recognized as a leading class action attorney. Located in Agoura Hills, California, he represents clients in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, as well as throughout the state and around the country in class action cases involving employment law violations and consumer protection. Mr. Saltzman and the firm are also handling lawsuits on behalf of plaintiffs in connection with the link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer, as well as hundreds of victims of the serious problems and injuries associated with the marketing and use of trans-vaginal mesh products.

 Some of the cases that Mr. Saltzman has been successful in include a $135 million recovery against State Farm and a $120 million recovery against Allstate Insurance on behalf of classes of insurance adjusters who were wrongly classified as being exempt from overtime pay; an $86 recovery against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., for allegedly failing to properly pay vacation pay in accordance with California law; a $60 million jury award against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., on behalf of hundreds of its employee truck drivers who had been the victims of wage and hour violations; and $72 million dollars against Bank of America for alleged off-the-clock violations nationwide on behalf of its hourly branch employees. In total, Mr. Saltzman and the firm have recovered over $850 million dollars on behalf of injured employees and consumers, successfully resolving well over 100 class actions. His track record and superb ethics have earned him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

 In 1972, Mr. Saltzman received his Diploma of College Studies with honors in political science and history from McGill University in Montreal. He then attended the Faculty of Law at the Université de Montréal and in 1977 was awarded his Bachelor of Civil Laws degree. Relocating to the United States, Mr. Saltzman enrolled at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles and in 1979 obtained his Juris Doctor, graduating in the top 10 percent of his class. Mr. Saltzman is admitted to practice before all California state courts, as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California. He is an active participant in several professional organizations, including Consumer Attorneys of California, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and is also a member of the Board of Directors of Legal Aid At Work, dedicated to protecting the rights of workers throughout the State of California.

 *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Class Action/Mass Torts (80%): Class Actions

Consumer Law (10%): Consumer Protection

Employment Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Class Actions, Consumer Protection


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Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020

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About Stanley Saltzman

Admitted: 1979, California

Professional Webpage:


  • American Jurisprudence Award, California Civil Procedure, Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1979
  • Top Ten Percent of Graduating Class, Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1979
  • Top Ten Percent of Class in a Program, French, University of Montreal, Faculty of Law, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1977
  • Joint Honors in Political Science and History, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1972
  • Southern California Super Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1979
  • California, 1979

Educational Background:

  • McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Diploma of Collegial Studies, 1972
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Office Location for Stanley D. Saltzman

29800 Agoura Rd
Suite 210
Agoura Hills, CA 91301

Phone: 818-991-8080

Fax: 818-991-8081

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Last Updated: 5/23/2019

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