Joseph Finnerty

Joseph Finnerty


Joseph Finnerty’s practice focuses on personal injury, toxic tort, wrongful death and civil rights lawsuits. Joseph was a student-athlete at UCLA, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in History. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School and was admitted to the California State Bar in 2014. Joseph has successfully represented clients against individuals, government entities and multi-billion dollar companies. His practice is motivated by his desire to serve the community and protect consumers against injustice.

Areas of Practice

  • Toxic Torts
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Class Action
  • Civil Rights

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2014
  • S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2015


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • D. – 2014
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    • A. – 2011
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • AAJ
  • CAOC

Honors and Recognition

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2019

Representative Cases

  • $120 Million Dollar- Petroleum Contamination
  • $31 Million Dollar- Toxic Exposure to Airborne Hexavalent Chromium
  • $10.5 Million Dollar- Premises Liability Third Party Assault
  • $10.5 Million Dollar – Lead Contamination
  • $1.5 Million Dollar – Auto v. Pedestrian


  • English