Anthony W. Trujillo

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Santa Monica, CA

Trujillo & Winnick, LLP
 | 2919 1/2 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-363-7304
Fax: 310-921-5616
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Consumer Law (10%),
  • Banking (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • Russian,
  • Polish
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

A highly regarded civil litigation attorney, Anthony Trujillo is a co-founder of and the managing partner at Trujillo & Winnick, LLP. Working out of the firm’s offices in Santa Monica, California, he represents his business and individual clients throughout Los Angeles County.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Trujillo attended La Sierra University in Riverside County, where he majored in accounting and finance and received a Bachelor of Science in 2002. Remaining in the state, he pursued his legal education at Pepperdine University in Malibu, and during his third year there, he also enrolled at the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. After being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2005, Mr. Trujillo continued his business studies while clerking for a federal district court judge, and in 2007, he obtained his Master of Business Administration in accounting and finance. He has been admitted to practice before all California state courts since 2007.

In his trial practice, Mr. Trujillo has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in the courtroom and at the negotiation table. Many of the cases that he has worked on have included employment law issues such as sexual harassment and workplace discrimination that are covered by various state and federal laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Mr. Trujillo’s employment law cases have also included wage and hour violations arising under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and the California Labor Code. Other matters that he has handled have involved fraud, contract disputes, fiduciary duty breaches, employee stock ownership plans, mass torts and other types of class action claims, consumer issues, general business litigation and real property mortgages. Mr. Trujillo co-founded his present firm in 2009.

Practice Areas
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 10%Real Estate: Consumer
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Consumer Law
  • 10%Other
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Class Actions, Mortgage & Refinance, Consumer Protection, Fraud, Identity Theft


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Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020

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Admitted: 2007, California

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, in Malibu, California., 2005

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Law Clerk for Hon. Judge William Rea (Ret.), United States Courthouse, in Los Angeles, California, 2004


  • Resolved wage and hour lawsuit for employer client., 2019
  • Carter v. San Pasqual Fiduciary Tr. Co., Class action settlement on behalf of participants in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan., 2018
  • Settled multimillion-dollar lawsuit involving sexual harassment and alter ego for client., 2019
  • Settlement obtain for homeowner client which also included the loan servicer modifying the client's loan terms., 2019
  • Settlement obtained for Client against partner/CPA in three separate cases involving fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, breach of contract, and partition regarding the ownership/management of three shopping centers., 2019
  • Carter v. Strategic Equity Group, et al, Class action settlement on behalf of participants in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan., 2019

Educational Background:

  • J.D. - Pepperdine University, in Malibu, California., 2005
  • M.B.A. - Pepperdine University, in Malibu, California., 2006
  • B.S. - Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, La Sierra University, in Corona, California., 2002

Industry Groups

  • And Technology
  • Banking
  • Healthcare
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2919 1/2 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Phone: 310-363-7304

Fax: 310-921-5616

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Last Updated: 7/27/2020

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