Adrian Canzoneri

Adrian Canzoneri

Senior Trial Attorney
Santa Ana, California
888-284-0809 (Toll Free)

Adrian L. Canzoneri is a highly experienced and diverse litigator hailing from a multi-national Am-Law 100 firm where he played a pivotal role in establishing that firm's first office in San Francisco. He has since moved back home to Southern California with his family and brings with him a wide-ranging depth of experience to Callahan & Blaine, along with a passion and excitement to serve his clients with exceptional ability.

Adrian specializes in complex business and commercial litigation, labor & employment litigation and counseling, financial services litigation matters, and insurance litigation matters among other civil litigation matters. He has handled both individual and class action matters, including multi-district litigation matters. Adrian has extensive experience defending business and financial services clients, ranging in size from the largest financial institutions in the country to local and regional family-owned businesses, in a vast array of matters, including claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and other consumer laws, debt collection practices, unfair business practices, bank operations, and UCC matters. He also has extensive experience representing a wide-ranging collection of clients in labor and employment disputes, including wage and hour, discrimination and wrongful termination claims, among other employment-related issues arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), and California's employment statutes.

Adrian is an active member of the California state bar and is licensed to appear and try cases before every state court in California, as well as the United States District Court for the Southern, Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California, and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Adrian has also represented clients in many other states across the country where he was admitted pro hac vice.

Adrian is an active member of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), the Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County (HBA), the Mexican American Bar Association (MABA), and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL).
Adrian obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University, with a minor in Business Administration. He then earned his law degree at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Business and Commercial Litigation (Class Action and Individual)
  • Labor & Employment Litigation and Counseling
  • Financial Services Litigation, including Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (FCDCPA), and other state and federal consumer laws
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Defamation, Libel and Slander
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Fraud
  • Tort Law
  • Trade Secrets
  • Unfair Competition
  • Unfair Business Practices
  • Trials, Arbitrations and Mediations

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • Juris Doctorate - 2009
  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California
    • Bachelor of Arts - 2002
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Business Administration

Published Works

  • Take A Seat! California Supreme Court Provides Clarity on California’s Suitable Seating Laws, April 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County (HBAOC)
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Mexican American Bar Association (MABA)
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL)