COSTA MESA, Calif., March 5, 2015 – John M. Sorich, a former shareholder at AlvaradoSmith, has joined PIB Law as the Managing Partner of the firm's newest office located in Costa Mesa, California.
John was previously the co-manager of AlvaradoSmith's Litigation Department, managing the day-to-day operations for the financial services section of the firm. With his primary area of practice in civil litigation, John focuses his practice on commercial and real estate litigation. His extensive experience with bad faith and banking litigation, environmental law and construction and real estate matters enriches the range of areas in which PIB Law serves its clients.
Along with John, PIB Law is also delighted to welcome six attorneys and seven staff members from AlvaradoSmith's litigation department. The firm anticipates that these additions will contribute to the close-knit environment it maintains.
"PIB embodies all of the right ways a law firm should operate," said Sorich. "The collaboration of the firm's seasoned attorneys with large firm and in-house experience as well as the firm's 'super-star only' staff is the perfect blend for a national firm. I am excited to be a part of the PIB's unique business model and look forward expanding our West Coast capabilities."
"John is a highly-regarded and well respected attorney in California and is exactly what the firm needs to continue our expansion across the nation," said PIB Law Managing Partner Sanjay Ibrahim. "Our clients deserve the experience, skill and work ethic that he demonstrates. We are thrilled to have John lead our California office and know that his commitment to provide top-notch client service will match the firm's core values."
John is admitted to practice in the United States District Court of the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California. He received his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University.
PIB Law is a full-service, national law firm representing an array of corporate clients, including Fortune 500 companies, national banks, retailers, reinsurers, mortgage lenders and financial services companies. Practice areas include mortgage banking, bankruptcy, commercial litigation, securities litigation, employment litigation and counseling, intellectual property, reinsurance/insurance, regulatory consulting, regulatory enforcement, consumer finance, fair lending and corporate transactional matters.
John M. Sorich
- Mortgage Banking
- Reinsurance / Insurance
- Repurchase Solutions / Mortgage Fraud
- Consumer Finance
- Fair Lending
- Commercial Litigation
- Corporate Matters
- Regulatory & Supervisory Matters
- General Counsel
- Design Professionals
- Intellectual Property