Stalwart Law Group is a FULL-SERVICE PLAINTIFFS' LAW Firm

What We DO

Stalwart Law Group

Well Prepared Every time.

We represent clients in the following areas: 

Medical Malpractice

The Stalwart Law Group legal team has decades of experience preparing for, and winning some of the largest medical malpractice cases in California history, which has resulted in over half a billion dollars in verdicts and settlements.

Catastrophic Injury

We have litigated and tried all types of catastrophic injury and other serious personal injury cases, including traumatic brain injury, auto collisions, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and others.

Employment Litigation

Our attorneys have experience litigating all types of employment disputes, including wage and hour violations, wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, FMLA/CFRA, and whistleblower actions.

Elder Abuse

At Stalwart Law Group we are passionate about protecting the rights of elders. We have successfully litigated and tried elder abuse cases on behalf of victims of neglect and abuse in nursing homes, assisted living communities and hospitals throughout California.


Our attorneys fight to keep children safe and hold schools accountable when harm has occurred.

Commercial Litigation

Our attorneys regularly are called upon to litigate all types of commercial litigation matters, including breaches of contract, partnership disputes, real estate disputes, fraud claims, unfair competition claims, and others.

Intellectual Property

Stalwart Law Group has an active intellectual property practice. Our lawyers have litigated numerous copyright, trademark, trade dress, and similar intellectual property claims.

Legal Malpractice

We have litigated dozens of legal malpractice matters in virtually every area of the law, from tax to real estate; simple conflicts of interest to civil RICO.

Who We Are

Stalwart Law Group

Our team graduated from some of the top law schools in the country and spent many years practicing in internationally-recognized law firms. We litigate with a high level of professionalism but are fiercely competitive in the courtroom.

Our Passion Drives Us

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Dylan Ruga

Dylan Ruga is a trial lawyer focused on intellectual property, professional liability, and commercial litigation. Professional but tenacious, Dylan has earned a good reputation.
Steve Heimberg the number one medical malpractice lawyer in the US. Steve is smiling and facing forward in a 3/4 portrait photo with a dark blue suit and White shirt

Steven Heimberg

Steven Heimberg’s unique background—he is both a physician and a personal injury attorney—makes him a particularly dangerous foe against those who have wrongfully harmed others.
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Sean O’Neill

Sean O’Neill is a trial lawyer specializing in catastrophic personal injury, elder abuse, wrongful death, managed care liability, and medical malpractice matters on behalf of ...

David Angeloff

David Angeloff is a dedicated trial lawyer who practices in all areas of civil litigation, including personal injury and employment law. He has a reputation ...
Patrick Jacobs is a civil litigation Attorney with Stalwartlaw. Patrick is smiling in a blue suit and burgundy tie for a profile photo

Patrick Jacobs

Patrick Jacobs is of counsel at Stalwart Law Group. Focusing on civil litigation, he has extensive experience in litigating cases involving complex business disputes, professional ...
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Cindy Hickox

Cindy Hickox is an experienced attorney who practices in all areas of civil litigation, including employment and commercial matters. Cindy has secured hundreds of significant ...
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Jon Schwalbach

Jon Schwalbach is a trial lawyer specializing in medical malpractice, personal injury, elder abuse, and wrongful death cases for plaintiffs. Graduated USC Gould School of ...
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Guillermo F. Barrantes

Guillermo F. Barrantes is an associate attorney who represents individuals, families in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Guillermo has years of significant experience.
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Elizabeth Teixeira

Elizabeth “Beth” Teixeira is a trial lawyer specializing in medical malpractice, personal injury, medical device liability and wrongful death cases for plaintiffs. Beth grew up ...
Siannah Collado is a SPinal Cord Injury Attorney with Stalwartlaw. Siannah is smiling in a dark blue business dress for a profile photo

Siannah Collado

Siannah Collado, a distinguished trial attorney, joined Stalwart Law Group in January 2024, specializing in diverse cases, including personal injury matters such as motor vehicle ...

About Us

Stalwart Law Group
Stalwart Law Group is a boutique civil litigation firm in Los Angeles comprised of talented trial lawyers who made the decision to leave big law in order to provide their clients with superior legal representation in a more entrepreneurial and focused manner.


David Angeloff has been recognized in the 2024 Best Law Firms® rankings as a Best Lawyer


Stalwart Law Group
Listed as a one of Los Angeles Business Journals 2017 Leaders in Law
Listed on the 2017 Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Stars list
Listed in Daily Journal as one of the top boutique law firms in California
Brian Poulter selected as a Top 40 Under 40 attorney in 2019 by National Trial Lawyers


ABC7 interviews SLG attorney Dylan Ruga about the class action complaints the firm filed against Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and US Bank relating to the way the banks unfairly prioritized PPP loan applications.

Client Testimonials

Stalwart Law Group

Our clients’ satisfaction is our top priority, which is why we always are available to provide personal attention and we work with our clients to match their litigation objectives with their personal and business needs.

We litigate with a high level of professionalism but are fiercely competitive in the courtroom.
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