We are problem solvers

and fighters.

We have represented thousands of wronged and injured clients all over the United States, primarily in California and Arizona.

We have personally recovered in excess of $58,000,000 for our clients. That said, we are only as good as the result obtained for our most recent client.

When you join our family of clients, we will know you by name and we will know the details of your accident and story.

We will treat you with the warmth, respect and dignity that you deserve.

We are honest and patient. We will “hold your hand” and navigate you through this difficult and daunting process.

We are accessible and available.

Let us help you!

58,000,000
Recovered

FOR OUR CLIENTS

Our Team

We have represented thousands of wronged and injured clients all over the United States, primarily in California and Arizona. We have successfully and strategically handled complex and catastrophic and fatal injury cases. These tragic cases include wrongful death, quadriplegia and traumatic brain injuries.

Andrew Lark

Chief Financial Officer

Personal Work Ethic: “Accountability and efficiency.”

Service and Education:

Two-year Church Mission to Concepcion, Chile
Brigham Young University – Marriott School of Business, Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
Brigham Young University – Marriott School of Business, Master of Accountancy

License: Certified Public Accountant

Other Languages: Spanish

Personal: Andrew is the father of two boys and three girls. Andrew loves to spend time with his wife and children. And he loves to travel, surf and play soccer; #1 Barça fan.

Clark H. Fielding

Founding Principal & Esquire

Personal Work Ethic: “Clark is passionate about fighting for the “underdog” and standing up to the “bully” and punching back. As such, Clark concentrates his law practice on Plaintiff Personal Injury. In Clark, clients who have been wronged and injured have a tenacious advocate with compassion, integrity and a winning track record.
Clark and his team have successfully and strategically handled complex catastrophic and fatal injury cases. These tragic cases include wrongful death, quadriplegia and traumatic brain injuries.
Clark is a leader who builds people up. During Law School, Clark worked as a Commercial Construction Project Manager.
Clark is passionate about the law and numbers. He is detail-oriented and precise, as he previously worked as a Forensic Accountant for an Expert Witness Firm. This precision allows Clark to problem solve for his clients in a detailed and meaningful way.”

Licenses:
The State Bar of California
The State Bar of Arizona
United States District Court Central District of California

Awards and Recognition:
Super Lawyers Southern California Super Lawyer (2022)
U.S. News & World Report Lawyer Directory (2021)
Orange County Attorney Journals and San Diego Attorney Journals, Cover Feature Law Firm of the Month (October 2021)
Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star (2018, 2019, 2020)
Orange County Attorney Journals and San Diego Attorney Journals, Cover Feature Attorney of the Month (March 2020)
10 Best Attorneys - Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service - California, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (2019, 2020)
Elite Lawyer (2020)
Civil Plaintiff - Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers (2015 - 2020)
Avvo 10.0 rating since 2015
Avvo Client’s Choice Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion Silver (2021)
Better Business Bureau accreditation (2020 to present)
Expertise.com Best Personal Injury Lawyers in Irvine, California (2020, 2021)
Certificate of Recognition with Thanks, City of Irvine, California (2019)
10 Best Law Firms - Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service - California, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (2019, 2020)
North Valley Magazine - Top Arizona Valley Lawyers (2020, 2021)

Service and Education:
Two-year Church Mission to Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais, Brazil
Brigham Young University – Marriott School of Business, Bachelor of Science in Management with a Finance Emphasis
Brigham Young University – Hawaii
Congressional Intern for the U.S. House of Representatives for Congressman Jeff Flake of Arizona (former U.S. Senator) in Washington, D.C.
Vanderbilt University Law School in Venice, Italy – International and Comparative Law
Arizona State University – Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Juris Doctor

• Pedrick Scholar
• Graduated at the top of the class
• Pro Bono Distinction
• CALI Award - #1 Law Student in Constitutional Law II

Judicial Extern, United States District Court – The Honorable James A. Teilborg
Judicial Extern, Maricopa County Superior Court – The Honorable Timothy J. Ryan

Associations:
Lawyers of Distinction, Member
Founding 50 of Justice HQ, Inc., Member
The Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Fellow
The National Trial Lawyers, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, Member
Orange County Bar Association, Member
Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, Member
Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout rank

Other Languages: Portuguese

Personal: Clark is a practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Bikram Yoga, and a snowboarding enthusiast. Clark enjoys traveling and reading. Clark is a certified scuba diver and he enjoys snorkeling. Clark’s greatest joy is his family; he is a loving and proud husband and father of two girls and a boy.

Savonnah M. Saumers

Director of Operations • Case Management Supervisor

Personal Work Ethic: “I am passionate and compassionate when it comes to dealing with our clients and giving each client the time and the “TLC” (tender loving care) they deserve. I am a team player, detail-oriented and I enjoy thinking outside of the box.”

Education: California State University, Long Beach, Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art with a Graphic Design Emphasis
Golden West College, Associate of Arts with Honors

Awards: Golden Key National Honor Society

Associations: Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, Legal Staff Member

Personal: Savonnah enjoys exercising and relaxing in sunshine and water. Savonnah’s recent adventures include Japan, Costa Rica and Thailand.

H. Moranda Fielding

Creative Director • Client Relations

Personal Work Ethic: “As Creative Director I bring a fresh perspective on marketing and branding to a media sophisticated clientele. I am dedicated to elevating the quality of our personal injury brand in an arena of traditionally horrendous advertising. I have experience as an event planner for arts and hospital organizations. I have a degree in art history and have been a fine art florist for 17 years. As Director of Client Relations, I bring my own personal experience as a car accident • injury client of Fielding Law in addition to working with patient relations for a non-profit hospital. I understand first-hand the strife a family can go through when dealing with an accident and injuries and I want to make their experience at Fielding Law as pleasant and seamless as possible.”

Education: Arizona State University – Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Bachelor of Science in Art History

Awards: summa cum laude, Arizona State University

Personal: Moranda is a mother of two girls and one boy and has been married for 15 years Moranda loves playing indoor soccer, practicing hot yoga, longboard surfing, snowboarding and any excuse for a dance party. Moranda loves fieldtrips all over Southern California with her kids. And she is a book and podcast junkie.

Jared B. Esmiller

Tagalog Legal Coordinator • Intake Specialist • Liens Specialist Supervisor

Personal Work Ethic: “I seek to understand our clients’ wants and needs by listening to them effectively. In high stress situations, I find that stepping back and gathering all of the facts before moving forward is the best approach. My strength is diplomatically finding common ground between the parties to a dispute. I take into consideration all parties’ needs and figure out the best possible solution to satisfy each. I’m a strong advocate for our clients, ensuring that they are not taken advantage of by excessive and unreasonable medical liens and bills.”

Education: California State University, Long Beach, Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Other Languages: Tagalog

Personal: In his free time, Jared enjoys hiking, camping, exploring the outdoors, and watching the Dodgers play baseball. With some engineering and automotive background, Jared is also well-versed in car damages and repairs.

Hannah M. Bell

Legal Assistant

Personal Work Ethic: “I find helping others to be very rewarding as it gives me a sense of pride and purpose knowing that I have assisted in making a positive difference in someone's life. I consider myself a sensitive, compassionate, and empathetic individual and I find the narratives of each one of our clients to be the driving force behind my tenacity and work ethic.”

Education: California State University, Fullerton, Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Service: Intern at Special Olympics of Orange County and collaborated with Home Depot to help coordinate monthly workshops at multiple store locations for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Personal: Hannah was raised by her grandparents and as such has always had a very close relationship with them. Hannah has a King Charles Cavalier Spaniel named Dewey. Hannah admires Japanese culture, film, food and history, and is studying the Japanese language.

Mariana Armendariz

Spanish Legal Coordinator・Litigation Coordinator

Personal Work Ethic: “My work ethic is fueled by the passion I have for mastering new skills, tackling any challenges I am faced with, and overall bringing my absolute best when I come to work every day. I believe empathy, integrity and resilience are key to providing our clients with the best care and results. My personal mission as Legal Coordinator specializing in Spanish relations is to contribute to the development of quality and authentic service the Spanish speaking community deserves."

Education: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs - College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Other Languages: Spanish

Personal: Mariana enjoys going to the beach, yoga, hiking and reading; and she has a passion for health and wellness.
Mariana enjoys traveling to Mexico to visit family and explore her native country.

Andrea N. Blackburn

Case Manager

Personal Work Ethic: “I have found that all the greatest outcomes of a case come from listening to the client, not just hearing them. As a Paralegal, I focus on the client’s needs to achieve the most value out his or her case.”

Education: University of Northern Colorado – College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Bachelor of Arts in English, Minor in Writing.

License: George Mason University – Certified Paralegal (Currently Inactive)

Awards: Dean’s List Academic Achievement
Publications in the University of Northern Colorado literary magazine

Personal: Andrea is happily married and enjoys spending time with her baby girl. Andrea enjoys writing, cooking, running and reading. Andrea has been part of a writing group since college and loves to edit anything from fiction to non-fiction and partake in creative collaboration in the literary field.

Stephanie Silveira

Portuguese Legal Coordinator • Legal Assistant • Executive Assistant

Personal Work Ethic: “My passion for personal injury law stems from my own personal experience with a botched wisdom teeth surgery. By integrating and infusing kindness and tenacity into my work ethic, I strive to be the voice for those who do not have one. I approach challenges with a positive attitude; viewing inevitable obstacles as opportunities for both personal and professional growth.”

Education: University of California, Berkeley working toward a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (Graduation expected in 2021)

Other Languages: Portuguese and working towards fluency in Spanish.

Personal: Stephanie recently lived on a ship for four months during which time she circumnavigated the world and explored 12 countries, while studying international relations and global cultures. Stephanie is the proud daughter of two Brazilian immigrants and a first-generation American; the first in her family to be born in America.

Ryan W. Cooper

Associate Attorney

Personal Work Ethic: “Ryan's clients will receive his very best at every stage of their case, which means high competency, reliability, competitive spirit, and trust, all geared towards maximizing case value. Ryan focuses his practice entirely on personal injury matters, including auto accidents, wrongful deaths, brain injury cases, dog bites, pedestrian accidents, and bicyclist accidents. Since being admitted to the California bar, Ryan has personally recovered over $14,000,000 for his clients. Ryan is in your corner every step of the way – from your first phone call through delivering you your check. In college, Ryan worked as a clerk for a mid-size civil litigation firm specializing in insurance defense. After his first year of law school, Ryan was hired by a large plaintiff personal injury firm in Newport Beach, where he ultimately spent the first two years of his law practice honing his craft by handling hundreds of diverse personal injury cases. Ryan joined Fielding Law in the Fall of 2020 with a passion for making sure each and every client gets the specialized and personal representation that they deserve.”

Licenses:
The State Bar of California
United States District Court for the Eastern District of California

Awards and Recognition:
Top 40 Under 40 – American Academy of Attorneys (Personal Injury, 2020)
Avvo Clients' Choice Award (2019-2020)
Orange County Attorney Journals and San Diego Attorney Journals, Featured Rising Star of the Month (November 2020)
Super Lawyers - Rising Star (2021)

Law School:
Chapman University – Dale E. Fowler School of Law, Juris Doctor

Managing Editor – The Law Review

• Merit Scholarship for High Academic Performance
• Finalist in Annual Oral Advocacy Competition
• Magna Cum Laude – Top 5%
• Peer Selected Student Speaker for Law School Commencement Ceremony

Undergraduate Education:
University of California, Irvine, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

• NCAA Division 1 Baseball – UCI Anteaters
• Four-year Letter Winner
• Four-year Scholar Athlete
• Four-year Dean's List Honoree

Associations:
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member
Orange County Bar Association, Member
Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, Member
California Young Lawyers Association, Member

Personal: Ryan loves to play golf with friends, family, clients, colleagues -- anyone who will play! He enjoys playing different courses all throughout Southern California and is still chasing his first hole-in-one. He also enjoys training for and competing in local triathlons. In his down time, Ryan spends his time with his amazing wife and best friend, Jayme.

Rachel A. Holden

Legal Assistant

Personal Work Ethic: “I believe in being dependable, courteous, and efficient in my work. Knowing that Personal Injury Law can be highly stressful for all involved, especially for the wronged and injured, I strive to bring patience, tact, and diplomacy to the tasks at hand in order to bring the case to a successful resolution. Due to my strong, imbued sense of justice, I find myself emotionally invested in finding the best solutions for our clients.”

Education and Experience:
Studied dance at Mt. San Jacinto College.

Over ten years of guest service experience and over three years of Personal Injury Law experience.

Personal: Rachel is a proud mother of two young children; and loves doing crafts with them and being outdoors with them. Rachel finds joy in comics and Sci-Fi / fantasy series, and in her spare time she enjoys dance and creating cosplay content.

Edward R. Harris

Liens Specialist • Legal Assistant • Intake Specialist

Personal Work Ethic: “I have always believed that working hard to help others is one of the most important and rewarding human qualities. I strive to be outstanding in everything that I do and will always go the extra mile for our clients.”

Education and Extracurricular Activities: Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Member of the Northern Arizona University Ski and Snowboard Club

Personal: Edward loves to travel as much as he can. He has had the privilege of visiting 23 different countries so far and counting! When Edward is not traveling, you can always find him at home playing guitar or reading a good book.

Claudia M. Reeves

Associate Attorney

Personal Work Ethic: “Tell Claudia that she does not have a chance, and she will tell you that she has two! For Claudia, failure is not an option when she has committed her life to helping others navigate their personal struggles as if they were her own. Claudia is empathetic like a best friend mixed with enough fire to blaze a trail forward. Call her what you will, a force of nature, a relentless advocate, Claudia does not give up.

Claudia’s ability to overcome a rare genetic mutation gifted her the opportunity to practice tenacity and gain empathy for others. Claudia uses her personal narrative as a catalyst to help her clients overcome health disparities and access better medical treatment. As such, Claudia leverages her knowledge of insurance through her three years’ experience at Allstate Insurance and specialization in insurance at the Sam Walton College of Business to champion greater medical payouts for her clients.

Claudia is passionate about the law and serving others. During Law School, Claudia externed at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission helping individuals fight back against race, pregnancy, sex, and disability discrimination. Claudia also externed at the Center for Public Health Law, aiding requestors with law and policy issues affecting public health.”

Licenses:
The State Bar of Arizona

Awards and Recognition:
Frank Fanning Scholarship recipient (2019)
Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society – University of Arkansas

Service and Education:
University of Arkansas – Sam Walton College of Business, Bachelor of Science in Business Organizational Management with a Finance emphasis
Arizona State University – Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Juris Doctor

• Health Law and Policy Certification
• Pro Bono Service, Highest Distinction
• ASU’s 2020 Transactional Health Law Moot Court Team
• Co-Author, Legal and Policy Interventions to Address Social Isolation, Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics (2019)
• Co-Author, Legal “Tug-of-Wars” During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Public Health v. Economic Prosperity, Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics (2020)
• Co-Author, Impact of COVID-19 on School Vaccination Policies for 2020-2021, JAMA Health Forum (2020)
• Co-Author, Balancing Religious Freedoms and Public Health Protections During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Berkley Forum (2020)
• Co-Author, Dashboard Data Acquisition & Uses During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Legal & Policy Issues, Western Region Alliance for Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2020)
• Co-Author, Systemic Racism & Policing Issue Brief, Network for Public Health Law (2020)
• Author, Blog, Securing More Temporary Housing for People Experiencing Homelessness Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, Network for Public Health Law (2019)

Legal Extern, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Phoenix, AZ
Senior Legal Researcher, Center for Public Health Law and Policy – Phoenix, AZ

Associations:
Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys, Member
Maricopa County Bar Association, Board Member (2020)
Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, Law Student Member

Personal: Claudia will make any excuse to get outdoors to hike, kayak, bike, or camp. Claudia loves to sing and dance and can be found practicing with ASU’s Law Cappella. Claudia is the owner of a mischievous puppy, Loki, adopted through a foster failure. Claudia puts family first and is an identical twin.

Nicole M. Stefan

Legal Assistant

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