Sidney Kanazawa Inducted into Litigation Counsel of America

November 19, 2012

McGuireWoods LLP today announced that Sidney K. Kanazawa, a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office, has been inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA), a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.

Membership into the LCA is by invitation only and is limited to 3,500 Fellows. Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels. For more information about the LCA and its Fellowship selection process, visit

Kanazawa, who was formally inducted at LCA’s 2012 Fall Conference & Induction of Fellows, is also a member, by invitation, of the Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc., Maritime Law Association, and American Law Institute. He defends clients facing high-stakes litigation in the areas of product liability and mass torts, class action litigation, environmental litigation, financial services litigation, food safety law, and healthcare litigation. Having served as an instructor at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Kanazawa has lectured and published articles on various subjects, including trial tactics and trial advocacy in Japan. He serves as general counsel to the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and is a former chairman of DRI’s Trial Tactics Committee and the State Bar of California’s Committee on Administration of Justice.

An announcement was published in ALM’s California Recorder on Dec. 3.