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Dale Anderson


Dale Arthur Anderson
Attorney at Law
(714) 418-5797 

Personal Mission Statement

To be a positive influence and make a positive impact on the lives of those I encounter in my personal and professional life.


Attorney with many years of experience in Orange County, California and Wayne County, Michigan involved in hundreds of cases at all levels of litigation from initial client interview through completion of trials.


I have been either first or second chair on 6 jury trials, 2 bench trials, and multiple arbitrations and mediations.

Appellate Work

I have prepared briefs before the California Supreme Court and the California Court of Appeals.

Class Actions

I have had personal experience in both defending class action claims and prosecuting them. I successfully defeated an attempted class action against The University of California. I have also successfully prosecuted class actions against Wallmart, Lowes, H&R Block, AON, Del Amo Hospital, and Stryker Sales Company, together settling for over $100 Million.

Government Liability Law

I represented The Regents of the University of California (UCLA, UCI, UCSD) in various general liability and labor matters. This included analysis of various defenses uniquely available to public entities in general, and The Regents in particular. I also defended the Regents in a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit, as well as labor mediation.

Labor Law

Involved extensively in litigation and arbitration on various labor related issues including wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, and breach of union contracts. Represented trucking companies regarding numerous levels of union organization and grievances.

Products Liability

First chaired a 2 1/2 week trial re: a triple fatality from an exploding motor home. Defended Mercedes Benz of North America in a claim regarding alleged defective brake line. Lead attorney on severe burn case allegedly resulting from a defective pressure relief valve. Lead attorney defending manufacturer of Christmas tree lights resulting in fatality.

Toxic Tort

Significant involvement in case involving Eli Lilly and their product Spike 80W (tebuthiuron).


Advised businesses from small, start-up companies to those with multi-million dollars in annual sales. Prepared employment/independent contractor agreements, personnel policy manuals, various cross-purchase agreements, split-dollar agreements, operating agreements for LLCs and other corporate and business related documents.


Wayne State University Law School

J.D. June, 1985
Invited to participate in the moot court program. Graduated in top 1/3 of class.

Wayne State University

B.A. in Speech Communication and Theatre, December, 1982 Participated in intercollegiate debate.

Legal Experience

Law Offices of Dale A. Anderson, Corona CA 2012-2014

Marlin & Saltzman, LLP, Irvine CA 1999-2012

Various Law Offices  1985-1999

  • House counsel for AAA of Michigan
  • Litigated products liability (including triple fatality; severe burns and serious injuries)
  • Litigated general premises liability
  • Litigated general liability cases
  • Litigated wrongful termination cases
  • Business matters including corporate minutes; commercial leases; employee manuals
Published Opinions

Conroy v. Regents of the University of California (2009) 45 Cal.4th 1244
Melican v. Regents of the University of California (2007) 151 Cal.App.4th 168

California State Bar: December, 1985
Michigan State Bar: July, 1986
Tennessee State Bar: November 5, 2013

USDC – Central District California 1986USDC – Eastern District Michigan 1996
USDC – Southern District California 2010
USDC – Northern District California 2010
USCA – Ninth Circuit 2010

Put the strength of Dale Anderson and Mazarei Law Group on your side. It’s the first step to your case’s success and it
starts the moment you contact Mazarei Law Group.

Mazarei Law Group handles general civil litigation (business or personal injury) cases in Orange County, Los Angeles County, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

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