We are Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade, L.L.P., widely recognized as one of the nation’s premier Plaintiff’s firms.  

What separates our firm from most others is that we litigate each and every case as if it is going to go to trial.  Our reputation as a law firm is well known within the legal community and to defense firms and insurance companies across the bar.  This reputation, and our willingness to fight for our clients’ rights, is of the utmost importance  to reaching our ultimate goal of obtaining fair and just compensation for your injuries.

Construction Defects

Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices

Consumer Class Action

Practice Areas

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Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade is recognized as a leader in the practice area of construction defect litigation. The firm represents homeowners, homeowner associations, and commercial property owners for claims for construction defects in their homes and/or the common areas of their communities. The firm’s construction defect practice group also represents commercial and industrial property owners in construction defect litigation for construction defects.  Over the span of almost two decades, the firm has recovered in excess of $2,000,000,000 for our clients.

In light of our success, the firm is uniquely positioned with resources to fight even the most well-financed defendants.  The firm takes great pride in our successes and expertise.  Our attorneys have drafted legislation, testified before various states’ legislatures, and frequently are featured speakers on the area of construction defect law at seminars and symposiums.  The firm handles construction defect cases nationwide and has a primary presence and emphasis throughout the states of California, Arizona, Colorado and Illinois.

If you or someone you know has a potential claim for construction defects, please contact us for a free consultation.

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The legal tort system allows victims of unsafe products to seek justice and ensure manufacturers are held accountable. If you or a loved one has been injured by a consumer product and need to ask an attorney about the best course of action, let Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade be more than your advocate — let us fight for you.

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The side effects from defective drugs and medical devices can be life-changing—and even life-threatening. Sometimes, even deadly. Because of this, many dangerous medical device and drug injuries result in multi-billion dollar settlements against the companies that manufacture and market those products. During the past decade, Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade has been recognized as one of the premier mass tort firms in the country, particularly in the areas of pharmaceutical drug and medical device injury.

Our firm is a leader in the fight against companies who knowingly sell harmful medical devices and prescription drugs that cause injuries to their consumers.  Our firm has the attorneys, staff and resources to take on the largest medical devices and pharmaceutical companies in the world.

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For over a decade, our lawyers have been committed to helping consumers, insureds, employees, borrowers, and other individuals who have been wronged by corporations but do not have the resources to pursue lawsuits on their own. Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade has prevailed in nationwide class actions against leaders in a multitude of industries, including consumer products, insurance companies, retailers, pharmaceutical companies and financial institutions. Our class action practice spans a variety of subject areas, including false and misleading advertising, unfair competition, deceptive business practices, consumer fraud, product defects, civil rights and employment matters.

As the law evolves and companies find new ways to maximize profits at the expense of consumers, employees, and insureds, our firm has the knowledge and resources to quickly respond and protect our clients. Below are some of the types of cases our lawyers handle on a routine basis:

  • False and misleading advertising of consumer products, including pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements, food and beverages, cosmetics and personal care
  • Automatic renewal of paid subscriptions resulting in ongoing charges to consumers’ credit card and payment accounts without the consumers’ explicit consent
  • Defective products, including component parts in new construction, defective windows and siding, automobile parts, home and garden products and consumer electronics
  • Employees who have been discriminated against, denied their meal and rest periods, denied overtime compensation and have been wrongfully terminated
  • Violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, including barriers to wheelchair accessible entrances and inaccessibility to  transportation
  • Antitrust matters that directly impact the consumer, including alleged “pay for delay” of generic pharmaceuticals and unlawfully tying the sale of two products
  • Bait-and-switch tactics by telemarketers and door-to-door solicitors
  • Unsolicited telephone calls to mobile phones and “junk” faxes
  • Misrepresentations by tax preparation companies, including refund anticipation loans and unreasonable hidden fees
  • Privacy and data security, including security breaches and unauthorized disclosure of personal information
  • Insurance bad faith and allegations of consumer fraud and financial abuse of the elderly in the sale and marketing of long-term care insurance policies

This experience enables us to provide insightful, strategic, and practical solutions for our clients and groups of similarly-situated individuals.

We regularly serve as court-appointed class counsel in California and federal courts across the country, including cases coordinated through the Judicial Panel for Multidistrict Litigation.

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Consumer fraud can mean anything from deceptive marketing practices, to warranty fraud, to selling defective consumer products. If you believe that you have suffered financial loss as a result of fraud or negligent misrepresentation, schedule a free, confidential consultation with an attorney at our firm.

At Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade, we have built a reputation as a trusted legal resource for consumers wishing to bring class actions nationwide. Our consumer fraud lawyers aggressively fight against deceptive consumer practices and seek to hold businesses accountable for their actions while recovering monetary compensation for our clients.

While the notion of consumer fraud claims is broad and far reaching, our firm has the experience necessary to handle even the most complex or obscure claim. Once we have determined that fraud or misrepresentation is involved, Milstein, Adelman, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade, vigorously pursues organizations in cases involving numerous factors, including:

  • False Advertising
  • Deceptive Marketing Practices
  • Misrepresentations
  • Inflated Statistical Claims
  • Automobile Sales Fraud
  • Banking Fraud

The above list represents common ways that consumers, in which can feel taken advantage, but it is certainly not complete. If you feel that you were deceived by fraudulent practices, do not hesitate to talk to an experienced attorney. Additionally, our firm devotes a significant amount of time and resources in representing consumers in defective product claims.

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At Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade we believe that everyone has a right to fair employment practices. We work closely with our clients to make sure that they receive the compensation they deserve if those rights are violated. Our seasoned attorneys handle a full range of employment law cases, from individual lawsuits to collective and class actions lawsuits against employers, in both the public and private sectors.

We are dedicated to providing clients with personalized attention on a range of cases, from small individual disputes to sweeping class action lawsuits.

Examples of cases governed by employment law include:

  • Discrimination – race, gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation
  • Pregnancy discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Retaliatory actions against employees
  • Wage and hour violations
  • Wrongful termination
  • Whistleblower cases

If you believe you have been wrongfully fired or have otherwise suffered adverse employment practices at work due to one of the above reasons, your employer may be in violation of city, state, and federal employment laws.

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Insurance is meant to protect you and/or your business from financial devastation in the event of an unfortunate and potentially devastating occurrence. Policyholders pay a premium with the assumption that the insurance coverage will be there to provide them with a defense and/or compensation when it’s needed. Bad faith on the part of an insurer can occur when the insurer refuses to honor legitimate claims or fails to provide a defense and/or the full payment in a timely fashion. If you believe that your insurer has withheld benefits or treated you unfairly, you may have legal options available to you. Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade can help you determine your potential rights and claims as an insured, as well as damages you may be eligible for due to the unreasonable or fraudulent practices of your insurer.

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Personal injury and/or wrongful death refers to the infliction of serious harm and, in some instances death, by the acts of another regardless of whether those acts are intentional or the result of negligence. Those who have suffered from such acts may sustain serious personal injury, emotional distress, loss of income or earning capacity, or even death. Catastrophic injury describes the bodily harm that may befall someone during a catastrophe as a result of another’s negligence, such as the collapse of a house during an earthquake. If you or a member of your family has been injured or a loved one has been killed as a result of another’s negligence or act of malice, contact Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade to determine whether you may be entitled to compensation for your suffering.

There are many different types of cases that may be covered under personal and/or catastrophic injury, such as:


Elder abuse


Child molestation in schools


Abuse of patients in rehabilitation centers


Auto accident injury


Wrongful death


Premises liability (drowning, death in a fire, death due to structural defects, etc.)

Your Advocate In & Out Of The Courtroom

Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade, LLP has offices in Santa Monica, Irvine, and Scottsdale. We are among the largest law firms in the United States that only represents plaintiffs.

The Resources Necessary To Succeed

We possess the sophisticated legal skills, financial resources, investigative talent, and administrative support to take on powerful corporations and well funded defendants alike. We take great pride in our creative approach to the practice of law and our firm’s successes on behalf of our clients.

Committed To The Communities We Serve

Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade, LLP proudly supports civil rights, human rights, increased access to legal services, and initiatives and organizations working to improve civil justice, increase diversity in the legal profession, and assist the underserved in the communities we serve.

Why Us?


Our commitment starts with great legal results, but doesn’t end there. It also means:


Getting to know our clients’ goals and objectives so that we can better serve their needs;


Stepping back and taking a global view of what makes for a successful outcome;

We Care

Being where our clients need us, when they need us;


Consistently delivering excellent results using the most efficient means possible.


Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade, LLP is a full service litigation firm.  The majority of the firm’s cases are handled on a contingency fee basis and are derived out of the following practice areas:


Construction Defect Litigation


Consumer Class Action Litigation


Insurance Bad Faith Litigation


Product Liability & Mass Tort Litigation


Real Estate & Landlord Tenant Litigation


The collective experience and knowledge of our lawyers position Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade, LLP to deliver on our commitment to excellence in legal and client services.

Milstein, Jackson, Fairchild & Wade, LLP has litigated and resolved thousands of class and group actions over the past two decades. We have assisted our clients in recovering over $1billion in verdicts and settlements.

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