Shamar J. Toms-Anthony

Associate

Overview

Shamar Toms-Anthony focuses his practice on complex litigation matters. Shamar’s experience includes working on cases involving claims under California’s consumer protection statutes, allegations of fraud, product liability and breach of contract. He assists clients with various stages of legal proceedings and trial preparation by conducting legal research and drafting legal memoranda, discovery requests and responses, motions, and briefs.

While in law school, Shamar served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Otis D. Wright, II of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. In this role, he conducted legal research on issues including patent, product liability, and labor and wage laws, and worked closely with law clerks to prepare orders for Judge Wright’s approval.

Before attending law school, Shamar was a teacher at Manual Arts High School and a Teach for America corps member in Los Angeles.

Personal Interests

In his free time, Shamar enjoys muay thai.

Services & Industries

Credentials

Bar Admissions

California

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Education

UCLA School of Law
J.D. National Black Law Journal (2018)

Loyola Marymount University
M.A. (2014)

University of Georgia
B.A. (2012)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

In his first year at the firm, Shamar represented an Eritrean refugee in immigration court alongside the pro bono law firm, Public Counsel.  As a result of Shamar’s persuasive brief writing, oral argument and fierce advocacy, the refugee successfully obtained asylum in the United States.

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