Reza Torkzadeh

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in San Francisco, California

Reza Torkzadeh

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Products Liability, Class Action & Mass Torts; view more

Licensed in California since: 2007

Education: Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Persian (Farsi)

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013


1 Sansome Street
35th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104 Visit website


Reputed across the United States for his efficacious representation of clients who have sustained injuries due to no fault of their own, Reza Torkzadeh is the founder and senior partner of TorkLaw in Los Angeles, California, and maintains offices in cities throughout the Golden State, as well as in Arizona, Texas, Illinois, Nevada, Georgia and Washington, D.C., among others. He is adept at handling myriad complex personal injury issues such as motor vehicle accidents, pedestrian accidents, truck wrecks, slip-and-falls, brain damage, animal attacks and wrongful death, among many others.

Mr. Torkzadeh completed his undergraduate studies in 2003, graduating with his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and psychology from the University of California – Irvine, and went on to attend the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. He received his Juris Doctor in 2006 and, a year later, obtained his license to practice in California. Additionally, he earned his license to practice in Texas in 2017 and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California.

A true consummate professional through and through, Mr. Torkzadeh’s practice is synonymous with tenacious representation and unrelenting support, never losing sight of the trust placed in him by his clients to get them the compensation they deserve to plan a brighter future for themselves. No stranger to mammoth monetary victories, he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum for providing injury victims with numerous verdicts and settlements with six figures and above.

In a relatively short period, Mr. Torkzadeh has become a pillar of leadership within his legal community with a national reputation. He has garnered the adulation of his peers and a plethora of prestigious legal organizations, including:

  • Los Angeles Magazine – Named a Rising Star and Top Young Lawyer
  • Avvo – Rated a perfect “10.0” and a recipient of the site’s Client’s Choice Award
  • The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100, Top 40 Under 40 and Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers lists
  • Verdict Search – Top 100 Verdicts
  • Included in the list of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
  • Being recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for his work in personal injury litigation (plaintiff)

Outside his law practice, Mr. Torkzadeh maintains active affiliations with a wide variety of prominent legal organizations such as the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, the National Safety Council, the American Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Public Justice Foundation. Furthermore, he is also a member of the AAJ’s Attorneys Information Exchange Group and the Consumer Attorneys Association and its California Branch (member of the Los Angeles and San Diego chapters).

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Elder Law

Focus areas

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

First Admitted: 2007, California

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Educational Background:
  • University of California, Irvine
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • People Over Profits
  • Flying Samaritans
  • San Diego Youth & Community Services Board of Directors
  • LEAD San Diego
  • Century Club of San Diego
  • Lincoln Club
  • Pro Bono Honors Program, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Honorary Board Member of the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charity
  • United States District Court Southern District of California
  • United States District Court Central District of California
  • Texas
  • California
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
  • American Association for Justice, Attorneys Information Exchange Group, Inc. Litigation Group
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • President’s Club Member of the Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Public Justice Foundation
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • National Safety Council, 2008
  • 10.0 “Superb” Rating, AVVO, 2011-2023
  • Pro Bono Honors Program, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 2005
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2010-2015
  • Los Angeles Magazine Up-and-Coming Reza Torkzadeh, Los Angeles Magazine, 2010-2011
  • Los Angeles Magazine Top Young Lawyer, Los Angeles Magazine, 2012
  • Los Angeles Magazine Rising Star, Los Angeles Magazine, 2010-2012
  • National Trial Lawyers’ Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2018-2019
  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, 2018-2020
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2012-2019
  • Verdict Search 100, Verdict Search, 2014, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, 2015-2022
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100, National Trial Lawyers, 2015-2022
  • Best Lawyer, Best Lawyers®, 2015-2023
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2012-Lifetime
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2012-Lifetime
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Article on the dangers of "Tort Reform" and the continued attack on the civil justice system., Author, Case Against Tort Reform, The Daily Journal, 2010

Office location for Reza Torkzadeh

1 Sansome Street
35th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

Phone: 949-409-9919


11 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013

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