Next Board Member:
John Girardi is a prominent trial lawyer with over five decades of experience, focusing on a range of legal areas such as employment, product liability, government entity liability, negligence, pharmaceutical litigation, class actions, and cases involving sexual victimization of minors. He co-founded Girardi Keese, practicing there until 2020. Girardi has participated in over 100 civil trials and secured more than 200 verdicts and settlements exceeding $1 million each. Recognized as a leading figure in law, he's a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, has received numerous awards, and has been consistently named among Southern California's top lawyers.
Girardi is deeply involved in academia and community service, serving on the Board of Directors at Loyola Law School, his alma mater, and engaging in various other educational and charitable organizations. He has been acknowledged for his voluntary work, including mediation services and contributions to children's advocacy. In addition to his legal practice, Girardi has been active in media and holds positions in several organizations, including the Immigrant Justice Clinic at Loyola Law School and Save the Children Action Network.
He is married to Denise, and they have two sons, Patrick and Vincent, both of whom have successful careers. Girardi's extensive career and community involvement illustrate his commitment to law, education, and social causes.