With over 40 years of experience, Greg Amundson is a seasoned trial veteran with over one hundred trials to verdict. He is recognized as a Masters by ABOTA for the number of hours and trials he has successfully handled. He is nationally recognized as one of the preeminent trial lawyers relied upon by clients to handle complex litigation in a variety of practice areas.

Greg is a versatile trial lawyer and enjoys experience handling a range of complex litigation with renowned success. He is a key member of WSHB's eleventh hour trial team, which is regularly employed by clients throughout the nation to try catastrophic and complex cases on a moments notice. Greg’s string of successful verdicts range from extremely high profile catastrophic injury matters, which have garnered national media attention for both public and private entities. He has been on the cutting edge of toxic tort, environmental and occupational exposure matters involving claims of serious injuries from chemical exposure, Valley Fever and more. In the arena of transportation related risks, Greg has represented major transportation clients including public entities. Diving to the heart of the case and understanding strategic tools for case resolution, Greg enjoys trials for those matters which require the jury to make the final decision. In this regard, he is encyclopedic on trial processes, jury selection, appellate issues as well as having a firm grasp on the subject matter. He takes pride in being ethical, compassionate and articulating real world reasoning to some of the most complex matters faced by our clients.

Greg is often retained by clients within 30 days of trial for a multitude of reasons, predominately due to his success in this genre. Greg regularly tries cases throughout the nation due to his litigation prowess and trial skills. He is widely regarded as a mentor to budding trial lawyers throughout the firm, something Greg enjoys doing in his free time -- sharing strategies and tools for success. Greg is a frequently sought out speaker on the reptile theory, traumatic brain injury, nuclear verdicts and defending catastrophic injury matters.


  • Pinnacle Museum Tower Assn. v. Pinnacle Market Development LLC (2010) 187 Cal.App.4th 24 [Oral Argument before California Supreme Court]
  • Promenade at Playa Vista Homeowners Association v. Western Pacific Housing (2011) 200 Cal.App.4th 849 [Oral Argument before California Supreme Court]
  • Hunt v. Long Beach Grand Prix (1994) 25 Cal.App.4th 1195
  • Hunt Investors v. Extengine (2009) [Second District, Division One, G042176]
  • Giorgi v. Verdugo Hills (1985) 258Cal. Rptr. 426 [Second District Division 5]



  • Loyola Law School (J.D., 1978)
  • University of Redlands (B.A., 1973)

Licensed to Practice in

  • California




  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) (2002 - Present)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) (2009 - Present)

Honors & Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell (2005 - Present)
  • Top Defense Verdicts in California in 2015 (Martinez Jr. v County of Ventura), Daily Journal

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