The Champion of the Underdog®

Based in Santa Barbara, California, JPG Law APC and its principal attorney J. Paul Gignac represent clients in cases that are litigated in the Superior Court system throughout the State of California and in the federal district courts throughout the country.

J. Paul Gignac has more than thirty years of experience as a litigator and a trial attorney in a broad range of cases. However, the focus of his practice is in four primary areas:


The Champion of the Underdog®, J. PAUL GIGNAC specializes in representing victims of civil wrongdoing visited upon them by large corporations. His clients include victims of defective products, victims of unauthorized charges in consumer class actions, victims of anti-competitive behavior, victims of wrongdoing by fiduciaries and trustees, victims of wrongdoing by banks and other financial institutions, victims of theft of original ideas, and victims of theft of technology and trade secrets.

Mr. Gignac has a broad range of trial experience in state and federal court as well as private arbitrations and judicial reference cases and has tried numerous civil and criminal cases to verdict. During his thirty plus years as a practicing attorney, J. Paul Gignac has secured victories for his clients by means of settlements or judgments in the hundreds of millions of dollars, including a career high jury verdict in favor of one of his clients for $54 million.

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