Joseph R. Finnerty

Joseph R. Finnerty

Associate Email Attorney


Los Angeles, California





Joseph Finnerty’s expertise centers on toxic tort, wrongful death, class action, civil rights and personal injury lawsuits. A proud Bruin, Joseph was a student athlete at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree. Upon receiving his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School, Joseph became an associate at Girardi | Keese, where he has successfully represented clients against multi-billion dollar companies. Joseph’s practice is motivated by his desire to serve the community and protect consumers against injustice.

Areas of Practice

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

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018


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

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • AAJ
  • CAOC

Bar Admissions

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

Representative Cases

  • $120 Million Dollar- Petroleum Contamination
  • $31 Million Dollar- Toxic Exposure to Airborne Hexavalent Chromium


  • English
  • Russian