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Laszlo Ladi, Jr.

Laszlo Ladi is an experienced trial attorney who primarily represents clients in the financial services industry. He cares deeply about his clients, strives to understand their needs, and works together with his clients to identify and solve problems.

Laszlo Ladi is an associate in Severson & Werson’s San Francisco office, where he practices in the financial services practice group.

Mr. Ladi primarily represents banks, lenders, loan servicers, and other financial institutions in consumer finance litigation in both single-plaintiff and class-action lawsuits. He has expertise in resolving matters involving mortgage servicing and foreclosure issues, real-property title and REO issues, auto-finance litigation, creditors’ rights issues, identity theft and unauthorized transactions, litigated third-party subpoenas, and bank operation issues. Mr. Ladi has extensive experience with claims brought under the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Real Estate Settlement Practices Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Truth in Lending Act, as well as numerous state-specific consumer finance statutes.

In addition, Mr. Ladi also has substantial experience representing non-financial services clients in business disputes and other complex civil litigation. Some of the diverse matters he has worked on include representing shareholders in post-closing M&A disputes, defending a national energy company in a steam-field royalty dispute, representing investors defrauded in a Ponzi scheme involving a tax-advantaged investment in a renewable energy product, and defending a family-owned fixed base operator and aviation school in a lawsuit over an abandoned takeover.

As part of his commitment to his clients, Mr. Ladi works hard to stay at the forefront of the industries in which he is involved. He frequently writes about and advises clients on developments in the law. For example, Mr. Ladi regularly posts to Severson & Werson’s Consumer Finance Weblog.

Mr. Ladi earned his law degree and a LLM in taxation from the University of San Diego in 2009. Earlier, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Art History from the University of California Berkeley in 2005.

Outside of work, Mr. Ladi enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and dog. He also enjoys outdoor activities and a good history book.




  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2009
  • University of San Diego, LLM Taxation, 2009
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., Political Science, 2005


  • California
  • 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


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