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Brooks Cutter

Attorney Profile

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

Cutter Law P.C.
401 Watt Avenue, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95864
Phone: 916-290-9400
Fax: 916-588-9330
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1985
Education: Stanford Law School
Practice Areas: Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
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. 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


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2022

About Brooks Cutter

First Admitted: 1985, California

Professional Webpage:


  • $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)

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


Educational Background

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


  • 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

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
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Office Location for Brooks Cutter

401 Watt Avenue
Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95864

Phone: 916-290-9400

Fax: 916-588-9330

Last Updated: 5/16/2022

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