John M. Sorich
John M. Sorich

John Sorich is the Managing Partner of PIB Law's Orange County office, and focuses his practice on the representation of financial institutions and public and private companies in connection with commercial and business litigation.  John also has extensive experience handling matters involving construction, real estate and environmental law.  He is admitted to practice in the State of California and the United States District Court of the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California.


Prior to joining PIB Law, John was a Shareholder at AlvaradoSmith, where his practice focused on matters involving civil litigation, with a concentration in the areas of commercial and real estate litigation.  He was also the Co-Manager of the AlvaradoSmith’s litigation department and managed the financial services department.  He has successfully defended a number of "white-collar" criminal actions against corporations and corporate officers and regulatory enforcement proceedings involving hazardous waste.  Prior to joining AlvaradoSmith, he was with the law firm of Alvarado, Rus & McClellan, and before that, the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.


John received his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University and he is a member of the Orange County Bar Association.


Contact Information
  • Office: Costa Mesa, CA
  • Direct: 714.361.9595
  • Main: 714.361.9550
  • Fax: 714.784.4190
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