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John M. Sorich



John Sorich is a member of the firm's Executive Committee, the Managing Partner of the Orange County office and co-chair of the Firm's Trial and Class Action Practice Group

For more than 30 years, John has been representing financial institutions and public and private companies in commercial and business litigation matters. John also has extensive experience handling construction, real estate, mortgage litigation and environmental law disputes for a diverse range of clients. 

A large part of John’s current practice involves helping commercial, residential and private investors manage their outside litigation. John proactively monitors pending legislation in California and New York that may impact his clients, serving as a trusted business and legal advisor to his clients.

Prior to joining PIB Law, John was a shareholder at AlvaradoSmith, where he represented a wide range of clients on civil litigation matters with a focus on commercial and real estate litigation. He was also the co-manager of the AlvaradoSmith’s litigation department and managed the financial services department.  John has successfully defended a number of "white-collar" criminal actions against corporations and corporate officers and regulatory enforcement proceedings involving hazardous waste.  Earlier in his career, he was an attorney in the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.

Professional Activities

Community & Professional

Orange County Bar Association



  • California
  • Northern District of California
  • Southern District of California
  • Eastern District of California
  • Central District of California


Suffolk University Law School, J.D.

Harvard University, B.A.

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