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Santo Riccobono

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Westlake Village, CA

Ellis Riccobono, LLP
2659 Townsgate Rd, Suite 244
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Phone: 866-894-5153
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021
Licensed in California Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Partner at Ellis Riccobono, LLP, Santo Riccobono is a personal injury attorney who handles cases related to wrongful death, products liability, truck accidents and motor vehicle accidents. With a passion for helping those who have been injured at the hands of others, he is a dedicated, caring advocate with extensive experience in Southern California and a reputation with his peers for being a leader.

Mr. Riccobono has an Avvo “Superb” rating and was named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. After graduating from California Polytechnic State University in 2004, he attended California Western School of Law, where he earned a Juris Doctor in 2007, and began work at a defense firm. During this time, he gained experience in cases of construction defect, general liability, catastrophic injury and toxic torts, which he now uses to secure maximum compensation for his clients.

Admitted to practice in the state of California, Mr. Riccobono has also been published several times. His writings are included in the Advocate and The Acorn, and in 2017, the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys named him a Top 10 Under 40. Since he began representing the injured, he has recovered several million dollars.

He is a founder and past president of the Downtown Los Angeles Bar Association and the Treasurer and board member for the Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Riccobono is also an active member of the American Association for Justice, Consumer Attorneys of California, and Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021

About Santo Riccobono

First Admitted: 2007, California

Educational Background

  • California Western School of Law, 2007
  • California Polytechnic University - San Luis Obispo, 2004

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Proving The Mild Traumatic Brain Injury - Advocate (April 2017), Proving The Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Advocate, 2017
  • Article regarding safer crosswalks in the community. , Author, The Need for Change, The Acorn, 2020
  • Evolution of California's Strict Liability Rule and a Review of the Case Law, Advocate, 2013

Honors/Awards

  • Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7., Top 100 - Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2022
  • Top 40 under 40 is a new professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research., Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2022
  • Top 40 under 40 is a new professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research., Top 40 under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2021
  • Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7., Top 100 - Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2021
  • Top 40 under 40 is a new professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research., Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2020
  • Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7., Top 100 - Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2020
  • Top 40 under 40 is a new professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research., Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7., Top 100 - Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7., Top 100 - Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Top 40 under 40 is a new professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. , Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Top 40 under 40 is a new professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. , Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • Top 10 Under 40, The National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2017
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7., Top 100 - Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a new professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. , Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7., Top 100 - Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer Coach - Youth Baseball, 2022
  • Volunteer Coach - Youth Baseball, 2021
  • Volunteer Coach - Youth Football, 2021
  • Volunteer Coach - Youth Basketball, 2020
  • Volunteer Coach - Youth Flag Football, 2020
  • Volunteer Coach - Youth Baseball, 2020
  • Volunteer Coach - Youth Baseball, 2019
  • Volunteer Coach - Youth Flag Football, 2019

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Consumer Attorney of California, Treasurer/Board Member, 2022
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member, 2022
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2022
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles, 2022
  • Consumer Attorney of California, Board Member, 2021
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles, 2021
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2021
  • Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association, Board Member, 2021
  • Consumer Attorney of California, Board Member, 2020
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles, 2020
  • Downtown Los Angeles Bar Association - Board Member/Founder, 2020
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2020
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2019
  • Downtown Los Angeles Bar Association - Board Member/Founder, 2019
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles, 2019
  • Consumer Attorney of California, Board Member, 2019
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles, 2018
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2018
  • Consumer Attorney of California, Board Member, 2018
  • Downtown Los Angeles Bar Association - Board Member/Founder, 2018
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles, 2017
  • American Association for Justice, 2017
  • Downtown Los Angeles Bar Association - Board Member/Founder, 2017
  • Consumer Attorney of California, 2017
  • American Association for Justice, 2016
  • Consumer Attorneys of California - Former Treasurer and Former Political Chair of the NLD, 2016
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles, 2016
  • Downtown Los Angeles Bar Association - President/Founder, 2016
  • Downtown Los Angeles Bar Association, 2016

Verdicts/Settlements

  • $185,000 - Auto v. Auto - UIM, 2022
  • $610,000 - Auto v. Bicycle, 2021
  • $400,000 - Auto v. Auto, 2021
  • $1,250,000 - Auto v. Auto, 2021
  • $100,000 - Auto v. Auto, 2021
  • $350,000 - Product Liability, 2021
  • $300,000 - Auto v. Auto, 2021
  • $300,000 - Auto v. Pedestrian , 2020
  • $100,000 - Auto v. Auto, 2020
  • $950,000 - Auto v. Auto, 2020
  • $370,000 - Auto v. Auto, 2020
  • $250,000 - Car v. Bicycle, 2019
  • $850,000 - Auto v. Semi-Truck, 2019
  • $550,000 - Slip and Fall, 2019
  • $655,000 - Auto v. Semi-Truck, 2019
  • $365,000 - Pedestrian v. Auto, 2019
  • $750,000 - Auto v. Semi-Truck, 2019
  • $1,825,000 - Auto v. Auto, 2019
  • $1,500,000 - Auto v. Semi-Truck Accident., 2018
  • $1,000,000 - Burn Case, 2018
  • $6,000,000 - Auto v. Semi-Truck Accident., 2018
  • $1,300,000 - Slip and Fall, 2018
  • $600,000 - Motorcycle Accident, 2018
  • $450,000 - Auto v. Bicycle Accident, 2018
  • $810,000 - Auto Accident, 2018
  • $525,000 - Auto v. Auto Accident, 2016
  • $1,000,000 - Construction Accident - 3rd Party Case, 2017
  • $1,975,000 Auto Accident, 2017
  • $1,425,000, Auto v. Semi-Truck Accident, 2015
  • $1,100,000, Auto v. Auto Accident, 2014
  • $350,000 - Slip and Fall , 2015
  • $2,800,000 - Motorcycle v. Car Collision, 2016
  • $1,000,000 - Premises Liability, 2016
  • $500,000 - Auto v. Semi-Truck Accident, 2016
  • $350,000 - Auto v. Auto Accident, 2015
  • $2,800,000 - Auto Accident, 2016
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Office Location for Santo Riccobono

2659 Townsgate Rd
Suite 244
Westlake Village, CA 91361

Phone: 866-894-5153

Last Updated: 6/23/2022

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