Stephen M. Tigerman

“I don’t like to think anything in the past is the highest point in my career. The best moment is each and every time I convince a jury that my client is worthy of compensation.” - Stephen M. Tigerman

Stephen is an accomplished litigator who has rewarded hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of clients injured by asbestos exposure, defective products, premises liability, auto accidents and medical malpractice. He is certified as a trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available from that organization. He is a long-time faculty member of both the University of San Francisco School of Law’s and the Stanford University Law School advocacy programs.

Contact Info:

44 Montgomery Street, 32nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (888) 426-4156 | (415) 426-3000

Bar Admissions:

  • California State Courts
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California, Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1983
  • University of Oregon, Bachelor of Science, 1980

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • University of San Francisco School of Law Intensive Advocacy Program
  • Stanford University Law School Advocacy Program
  • Board of Directors of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Directors of the Consumer Attorneys of California

Awards and Distinctions:

  • California Super Lawyers (2004-present)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating