Garth Wojtanowicz

Named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2006, 2007, 2010
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Current Role

  • Partner, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
  • Practice focuses on consumer protection cases
  • Currently working on the Hagens Berman team pursuing a nationwide class action against medical waste disposal company Stericycle, Inc., challenging that company’s hundreds of millions of dollars in over-charges to doctors’ offices, dentist offices, hospitals and similar businesses
  • Also working on cases against Fresenius Medical Care, N.A. and DaVita, Inc., the first and second largest dialysis companies in the United States, relating to those companies’ use of GranuFlo 

Experience

  • Member, Cornerstone Law Group, PLLC
  • Associate, Danielson Harrigan Leyh & Tollefson, LLP
  • Assistant City Attorney, Seattle City Attorney’s Office, Civil Division

Recognition

  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2006, 2007 and 2010

Notable Cases

  • In re: Stericycle, Inc., Steri-Safe Contract Litigation: ongoing litigation resulting in a February 2017 order certifying a nationwide class for breach of contract and consumer fraud with damages estimated between $600 million and $1 billion
  • Toyota Sudden, Unintended Acceleration (SUA) class-action lawsuit on behalf of Toyota owners and lessees, which resulted in an historic settlement recovery valued at $1.6 billion

Personal Insight

Mr. Wojtanowicz volunteers his time as a non-profit director for Girls Giving Back and Blossoming Hill Montessori School, and volunteers with the American Immigration Representation Project.  In the past, he volunteered with Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.