Ahmed Diab

Senior Trial Attorney

Ahmed Diab

Ahmed Diab’s practice at Gomez Trial Attorneys centers on the litigation of complex matters including mass torts and class actions.  His primary practice areas include litigation against pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers as well as wildfire litigation against public entities, regulated utility companies and other responsible parties.

Currently, Mr. Diab is involved in numerous cases including metal-on-metal hip replacements, fluoroquinolones (Levaquin, Cipro and Avelox), Actos, GranuFlo, IVC Filters and Taxotere.  Mr. Diab was also actively involved in the widely publicized lawsuit against Pacific Gas & Electric arising out of the 2010 San Bruno Gas Pipeline Explosion that leveled 38 homes and killed 8.  He represented numerous plaintiffs with property damage claims arising out of the 2013 Powerhouse Wildfire in Los Angeles that scorched more than 30,000 acres in Santa Clarita.  Mr. Diab is actively litigating He also has extensive experience litigating gas explosion and wildfire claims in Montana, Washington and Texas.

As a result of this experience, he was also appointed by the respective courts to serve in leadership roles in several prominent Multidistrict Litigations and California Judicial Council Coordinated Proceedings.

  • Plaintiffs Executive Committee II – In re: Biomet M2A Magnum Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2391
  • Plaintiffs Steering Committee – In re: Fluoroquinolone Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2642
  • Plaintiffs Executive Committee – Butte Fire Cases, JCCP 4853

Mr. Diab was recognized in 2010 and 2012 by being selected as a Top Young Attorney by San Diego’s leading legal newspaper, The Daily Transcript.  This was the culmination of a peer nominating and adjudication process that asked San Diego County lawyers to name the best attorneys in San Diego County.  In 2013, he was named a Rising Star by the San Diego Attorney Journal.  And in 2015 and 2016, Mr. Diab was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers – recognition reserved for only the top 2.5% of attorneys in California.

Mr. Diab completed his undergraduate education at the University of California at Davis, obtaining his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with a minor in History.  He obtained his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law.  During law school, Mr. Diab received a Scholarship for Academic Achievement and gained membership to the Pro Bono Honors Society through his efforts in assisting victims of torture obtain asylum while interning at Casa Cornelia Law Center.  Mr. Diab was also an educator in the Street Law program designed to teach troubled youth at the high school level about law, democracy and human rights.


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