Michael Alder is a Senior Trial Attorney who represents plaintiffs. As one of the top trial attorneys in California, Mr. Alder vigorously pursues all cases on behalf of his clients who have suffered injustices and injuries. Mike’s separate law firm, AlderLaw (Hannah please include hyperlink), to-date has recovered over $2.7 billion for his clients suffering from persona jury, employment disputes and toxic tort claims.
In 2020, he co-founded Z.A. Lawyers with Gina Zapanta to offer a quality law firm specializing in injured workers needs. As an underdog advocate, Mr. Alder takes pride in being personally involved in every case his firm takes on. Along with his team, he is consistently breaking records and earning the praise of the press with significant settlements and impressive verdicts.
The former CAALA president, well-renowned speaker, and published author on trial strategy has a long history of supporting other trial attorneys. Mr. Alder maintains a 9,000-deposition database and an expert witness directory and provides information, at no charge, to up and coming lawyers upon request.
Mr. Alder has repeatedly been recognized for his professional accomplishments and a few of his many successes include: