Anthony L. Label is the team leader of the Label Trial Team which focuses on serious injury cases. He represents individuals who have suffered personal injuries that have life-changing, career-changing, life-ending, or career-ending impact. His clients include victims of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord trauma, nerve damage, and severe orthopedic injuries arising from construction site accidents, industrial accidents, dangerous premises, auto accidents, wrongful death, governmental or public entity liability, and professional negligence. Mr. Label has prosecuted numerous cases with multimillion-dollar resolutions.
Mr. Label is an author and speaker to attorneys and health care professionals on topics related to serious injury trial practice. During law school, Mr. Label served as a judicial extern for two judges in the United States District Court: the Honorable Ronald M. Whyte (1997) and the Honorable Maria Elena James (1998). Prior to joining the Veen Firm in 2003, Mr. Label practiced law as a commercial litigator for a large national law firm headquartered in San Francisco, and practiced in a plaintiff class action firm.
Mr. Label was born in San Francisco, California, and is a fourth-generation San Francisco area native.
Areas of Practice
Construction Accidents Workplace Injuries Personal Injury Accidents Dangerous Property Defective Products
California, 1999 California State Courts and Courts of Appeal
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California J.D. - 1999 University of California, Santa Barbara B.A. - 1994 Major: Psychology
Published Works I heard backyard pool filters can explode. Is that true? - Organized Labor, July 2017 Guns, Carseats, Lane-Splitting, Cell-phones and More: New California Laws You Need to Know - Organized Labor, February 2017 The Bomb in Your Backyard: Exploding Pool Filters - Plaintiff Magazine, March 2017 Keep Calm and Resist ? Bad Bills are Coming - Trial Lawyer Magazine, January 2017 Making Sense of the Senseless - Gun Safety Regulations , January 01, 2013 Love and Marriage - Marital Privileges in Civil Lawsuits, January 01, 2012 Sports and Recreation Cases: Hope Springs Eternal, April 01, 2011
Western Trial Lawyers Association Winter Conference, "Scaffolding and Other Temporary Construction Failures," Presenter, 2017 SFTLA Tahoe Ski and CLE Seminar, Moderator, 2017 CAOC Hawaii Seminar, "House of Cards: Scaffolding, Formworks, and Other Temporary Construction Failures," Speaker, December 2015 SFTLA Tahoe Ski and CLE Seminar, Chair and Moderator, January 2015 SFTLA New Lawyers Division Ski and CLE, "The Legal Issues Related to Stairways" Speaker, February 2014 CAOC Hawaii Convention MCLE Event, "What You Thought You Knew About Course and Scope of Employment" Speaker, November 2012
Honors and Awards
Selected by peers to The Best Lawyers in America - US News & World Report, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 Selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers List, 2012-2017 - Top 5% of attorneys, as voted by peers Distinguished LRIS Panel Member Award, BASF, Lawyer Referral and Information Service, 2012 - For Outstanding Representation of Injured Plaintiffs and Litigation Expertise Resulting in the Highest Settlement Award in LRIS History Marin County Jury Verdict listed in The Recorder "California's Top Verdicts of 2011" - Torres v. Fleming Selected to Rising Stars List, 2011 - Top 2.5% under age 40 as voted by peers Selected to Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers SFTLA Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Association for Justice, Member Bar Association of San Francisco, Member - Lawyer Referral & Information Service Consumer Attorneys of California, Board of Directors, Board of Governors San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors
Past Employment Positions
United States District Court: Honorable Maria Elena James, Judicial Extern United States District Court: the Honorable Ronald M. Whyte, Judicial Extern
Pro Bono Activities
Food From the Bar, San Francisco and Marin Food Banks, Volunteer, April 2013 Hastings School of Law, Volunteer, Student Mock Trial Arguments Judge, October 2012