Thiago M. Coelho focuses on handling complex class and mass actions for Wilshire Law Firm. Well-versed in issues like consumer protection and data privacy, much of his innovative legal work has been at the center of this developing area of the law. Thiago specializes in high-stakes litigation with multimillion-dollar claims, involving numerous class action lawsuits.
Smart, pragmatic, and a powerful consumer advocate, Thiago represents clients across the United States in complex litigation matters against some of the world's biggest companies, including Apple, Uber, Marriott, Delta Air Lines, and Lowe's. His strategic approach to the law places his practice at the cutting-edge, innovative areas of law. Many of his cases routinely develop at the forefront of the legal profession. His great passion lies in protecting the public from greedy, powerful corporations that focus on their own profits at the expense of consumers. By placing his clients first and ensuring excellent communication between him and his clients, Thiago forges creative solutions to their problems and maximizes their recoveries.
Consumer Protection Class Actions and Mass Actions Data Privacy Investment Fraud Qui Tam Claims Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Litigation Private Attorney General Act (PAGA)
Professional Affiliations and Leadership Roles
Member, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Member, American Association for Justice Member, American Bar Association Participant, American Bar Association Class Action Roundtables
Publications, Awards, & Appearances
Citizens Policing the Police: An Evaluation of Citizens Recording Police Officers and Eavesdropping Laws, 51 No. 1 Crim. Law Bulletin ART 6 (2015) Citizens policing the Police An Evaluation of Citizens Recording Police Officer and Wiretapping Laws, HIM 1990-2015. 1389.(2013) During law school, Thiago was the co-chair of USC's Trial Team As an undergraduate, Thiago was a leading member of UCF's Trial Team
State of California US District Court, Central District of California United States United States Panel on Multidistrict Litigation
J.D. University of Southern California Gould School of Law; B.S. University of Central Florida with Honors;