Craig S. Sunada has been practicing law in Los Angeles since 1988. He began his practice as an attorney at Parkinson, Wolf & Leo in Century City and then as senior litigation associate at Thorpe and Thorpe in downtown Los Angeles. He was a partner in the firm of Gee and Sunada before starting his current practice. He is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, the nation’s foremost attorney rating service, meaning that he has been recognized as having preeminent skill and integrity in the legal profession. He also serves as of counsel to the law firm of McBirney & Chuck as litigation counsel.
Craig is admitted to the State Bar of California as well as the Bars of the United States District Courts for the Central, Southern and Eastern Districts of California and the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Craig was a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Bench and Bar Committee and has served as a moot court judge for numerous national moot court competitions. Craig is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the South Bay Bar Association, the Japanese American Bar Association, the Torrance area Chamber of Commerce, and serves as a mediator on the Los Angeles County Superior Court’s mediation panel.
Craig earned his juris doctor degree from Loyola Law School in 1988, where he was honored as a member of the State Moot Court Team for his advocacy skills. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Southern California in 1985. Craig is certified by Pepperdine University’s Straus Institute as a mediator.
He lives in the South Bay and is an avid golfer and tennis player.