Joseph Fogel is a an attorney who cares about his clients and never gives up fighting for their rights and benefits.  Joseph Fogel has been a lawyer for almost 25 years, practicing law in all of the Courts throughout Los Angeles, and the whole State of California.  Mr. Fogel has worked in Courts in other states, too, including Nevada, Illinois, and Florida, to protect his client’s rights.

Joseph Fogel is a graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, graduating near the top of his class.  In San Francisco, Mr. Fogel was frequently at the Superior Courts and Federal Courthouses.  Mr. Fogel graduated from the University of Chicago, towards the top of his class, and earned a degree recognized for its broad academic base and emphasis of close questioning and rational thought.  Mr. Fogel regularly continues his legal education with continuing legal education courses, and has been a lecturer for continuing education courses that satisfied the state requirements, providing education to other attorneys.

Joseph Fogel, known to his clients as Joe Fogel, has keen knowledge of how life insurance companies work and function.  Earlier in his career, Joe advised life insurance companies and other insurance companies on claims and litigation, through all parts of the trial process.  Having given advice to life insurance companies on just the same type of issues that consumers have issues with now–denial, rescission, interpleader, beneficiary disputes – Joe Fogel is able to provide focused, effective legal services.

Joseph Fogel, the lead trial partner, has more than 25 years of intense legal experience.  Joseph  Fogel represented some of the largest insurance companies during the earliest years of his practice, including defending companies on insurance “bad faith” and punitive damages cases.  He gave advice on the highest levels, on the most serious cases.  Based on his years of actually representing insurance companies, working with their claims representatives, managers, supervisors, vice presidents, and presidents, he has a great insight into how the insurance companies view claims and trials.  This deep experience, combined with years of hard work provides you with the opportunity to have one of the leading firms and leading life insurance lawyers, working 100% on your behalf.


  • Board of Editors, Los Angeles Lawyer magazine
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Intellectual Property Education Legal Sub-committee
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Speaker, Trial Lawyer College of California