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Michael J. Fabrega

Partner

Mr. Fabrega’s practice is predicated upon efficiency, precision, and attention to detail. His principles are longstanding and have yielded ascertainable success.

Before passing the California State Bar, Mr. Fabrega graduated from Whittier Law School as Class Salutatorian (Class Rank: 2 of 170). While in law school, Mr. Fabrega earned nine (9) CALI Awards, a distinguished award given to the top student in a class.  

Mr. Fabrega was also a published member of the Whittier Law Review, preparing an article critiquing California’s “duty” rules in the context of sports-based negligence. His passion for legal writing allowed him to act as lead editor for his last firm’s civil law and motion practice.

Some of Mr. Fabrega’s accomplishments include obtaining summary judgment in an eight-figure products liability action, complete dismissal of a federal wrongful death action pursuant to Rule 12(b)(6), and multiple dismissals of seven-figure punitive damages claims asserted pursuant to Civil Code section 3294. His emphasis is on formulating a concise and well-articulated action plan at the inception of a lawsuit, resulting in practical litigation that preserve’s a client’s bottom-line.

Mr. Fabrega is qualified to handle all aspects of tort-based litigation, including claims predicates upon vehicular negligence, products liability, and premises liability. Mr. Fabrega also enjoys working with his clients to resolve their wage and hour, discrimination, sexual harassment, and Fair Employment Housing Act (FEHA) claims.

Mr. Fabrega’s practice encompasses all phases of litigation, from commencement through jury verdict. He has been admitted to the California State Bar and the United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of California.

When he’s not practicing law, Mr. Fabrega enjoys running and exercising with his wife, Jenny, and playing fetch at the park with his young Goldendoodle, Magic. The Fabrega family is expecting a son this year, and Mike cannot wait to transition into world of fatherhood!

Favorite Movie: Old School
Favorite Athlete: Steve Prefontaine
Favorite Food: Carne Asada Fries

Education

Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, CA
Juris Doctor
Summa Cum Laude

University of California, Irvine
Bachelor of Arts, Criminology, Law & Society (CLS) and Psychology and Social Behavior (PSB)
Cum Laude

Contact Information

Email: MFabrega@AdelsonMcLean.com