Panish Shea & Boyle LLP Announces Name Change
LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Panish Shea & Boyle LLP, a Nationally Recognized Law Firm, is Proud to Announce Changing Its Name to Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi LLP. The updated name of the firm reflects the significant contributions of firm partner Rahul Ravipudi who joined the firm in 2006 as a partner and was promoted in 2012 to the rank of firm partner.
“From his days as a law student, I have watched Rahul grow up to be an incredible litigator. He has embraced the firm’s commitment to our clients, our lawyers and our staff. He serves as a mentor and counselor. teaching those who wish to be tried lawyers and lawyers, “said Brian J. Panish of Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi LLP.” His skills as a litigator, mentor and teacher have greatly contributed to the growth and success We are honored to partner with Rahul and to place his name alongside ours.
Mr. Ravidudi has spent his legal career dealing with catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases involving commercial vehicles, pedestrians, industrial or construction accidents, negligence in public services, hazardous conditions on public and private property, as well as cases of sexual abuse and sexual assault. He currently holds a number of senior litigation roles, including serving as the Co-Senior Counsel to Complainants to Public Entities representing School Districts in JUUL Labs Product cases, as well as Co-Senior Counsel to Complainants in the Litigation Litigation. Southern California fires arising from the 2017 Thomas Fire and subsequent debris flows in Montecito, California.
Licensed in both California and Nevada, Mr Ravipudi has secured numerous landmark verdicts, including a $ 160.5 million jury verdict for a man who suffered a head injury from a beating vicious by security personnel at a Nevada nightclub, as well as an amount of $ 20.5. $ 1 million jury verdict for the mother of a Southern California high school student who was killed on his way to a school bus stop. Over the past five years, two school injury cases resulting from the death of a student and led by Mr. Ravipudi have been the catalyst for a change in California law – the “Paul Lee School Bus Act” “Requiring that all school buses in the state be equipped with a child safety alarm system that must be turned off by the bus driver before leaving the bus, and” Alex’s Law “requiring that A school district or charter school has at least one adult with a valid CPR certification present at an event where children are in or around a school pool.
Mr. Ravipudi has been an Assistant Professor at Loyola Law School since 2008 where he has been teaching advocacy at his alma mater for 13 years. Starting in Spring 2022, he will teach a new jury selection course that will include the art and skill of selecting a jury as well as a focus on substantive jury law. It is believed to be the only law course solely dedicated to jury selection offered at any law school in the country.
Due to his exceptional trial and trial advocacy efforts, Mr. Ravipudi has been recognized by many organizations and publications. He is honored to be named the 2021 recipient of the Robert E. Cartwright, Sr. Consumer Attorneys of California Award, in recognition of excellence in trial defense and his dedication to teaching trial defense. He is also named among the 2021 finalists for Consumer Lawyer of the Year – this is the sixth consecutive final recognition for Mr Raipudi. It has already been recognized by the National Law Review as a pioneer of plaintiff lawyers in 2020, received the 2019 Trailblazer Award from the South Asian Bar Association of Southern California and named 2017 Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.
A member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Mr. Ravipudi is also a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a member of the International Society of Barristers, and an associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He is an active member of the Consumer Attorneys of California, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), the South Asian Bar Association (SABA) and the Nevada Justice Association. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Loyola Law School, the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles Chapter of ABOTA, the Board of Governors of CAALA, the Board of Directors of SABA, and the Board of Directors of the Public Council.
Mr. Ravipudi holds a law degree from Loyola Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Chemistry from the University of California at Riverside. He resides in La Cañada Flintridge with his three sons and his wife Smitha, who is the general manager of USC Outpatient and Outpatient Services at Keck Medicine of USC.
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Panic | Shea | Boyle | Ravidudi LLP is a nationally recognized law firm with 38 attorneys representing plaintiffs in wrongful death, catastrophic injury, sexual abuse / assault, product liability, mass crime cases and commercial disputes. With offices in California and Nevada, the firm’s attorneys have been dedicated to securing justice for clients who often face a life-changing injury, the death of a family member, or other challenges. caused by the wrongful act of another set. With this mission at the heart of its work, the firm has secured some of the most important verdicts and settlements for plaintiffs in U.S. history, and together, the firm’s attorneys have secured more than $ 10 billion in verdicts and settlements for clients over the years. The firm is consistently ranked among the nation’s top law firms by US News & World Report, where it has been recognized as a “top tier” law firm – the highest ranking than a law firm can receive – in the fields of applicants. ” Mass / class action litigation, plaintiff bodily injury litigation, plaintiff product liability litigation, insurance law and aviation law. The firm is also honored to have been named “Personal Injury Law Firm of the Year” by National Law Review in recognition of the exemplary and forward-thinking work of the firm on behalf of the plaintiffs.