Andje Medina

Altair Law
465 California St., 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 988-9828
https://altairlaw.us


Andje M. Medina is a partner and trial attorney at Altair Law® in San Francisco. She focuses on catastrophic personal injury cases that cause death or life changing consequences. Her clients include victims of mild and severe traumatic brain injury, spinal cord trauma, nerve damage, fractures, and severe orthopedic injuries arising from construction accidents, industrial accidents, dangerous premises, auto accidents, wrongful death, governmental or public entity liability, and professional negligence. Andje is passionate about the rights of injured individuals. She has a deep appreciation for her role as a counselor and advocate, and she understands that she is assisting people coping with major losses and life changes.

Andje is experienced in every aspect of the litigation process from case evaluation through trial. Her career started with a large civil defense firm in San Francisco, which arms her with a unique perspective and insight into the evaluation process conducted by insurance companies and private businesses. She then moved on to a preeminent San Francisco plaintiffs firm where she was elevated to lead one of the firm's trial teams before leaving to open her own firm.

She was named Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2019 by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. She was also named a Top 40 under 40 Attorney in California in 2017 by the Daily Journal and was a finalist for the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Trial Lawyer of the Year Award in 2017. She was included on the Best Lawyers in America lists from 20152018. She has been included on the list of Rising Stars by Northern California Super Lawyers every year since 2012 and is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell. In 2012, she received the Distinguished LRIS Panel Member Award, for the largest recovery in the history of the Bar Association of San Francisco's Lawyer Referral Service Program. In 2011, she obtained a verdict that was included in "California Top Verdicts of 2011."

Andje serves on the Board of Governors at large for the California Consumers Attorneys Association and Board of Directors for the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. She is a frequent author and lecturer throughout California.

HONORS & AWARDS
Trial Lawyer of the Year, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
Top 30 Plaintiffs Lawyers, Daily Journal, 2019
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2019
Northern California Rising Stars List, Super Lawyers, 2019
Top Northern California Female Lawyers List, Super Lawyers, 2019
Rated AV-Preeminent for Ethical Standards & Ability, Martindale Hubbell, 2019
Finalist for Trial Lawyer of the Year, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
National Law Journal’s Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyers Trailblazers, 2019
Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2019
Top 40 under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2019
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 Under 40 in California, 2019
Superb Rating (10.0/10.0), Avvo.com

Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2018
Northern California Rising Stars List, Super Lawyers, 2018
Top Northern California Female Lawyers List, Super Lawyers, 2018
Rated AV-Preeminent for Ethical Standards & Ability, Martindale Hubbell, 2018
Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
Top 40 under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 Under 40 in California, 2018
Superb Rating (10.0/10.0), Avvo.com

Top 40 under 40 Attorneys in California, Daily Journal, 2017
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2017
Northern California Rising Stars List, Super Lawyers, 2017
Top Northern California Female Lawyers List, Super Lawyers, 2017
Rated AV-Preeminent for Ethical Standards & Ability, Martindale Hubbell, 2017
Finalist for Trial Lawyer of the Year, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
Top 40 under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 Under 40 in California, 2017
Superb Rating (10.0/10.0), Avvo.com

Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2016
Rated AV-Preeminent for Ethical Standards & Ability, Martindale Hubbell, 2016
Northern California Rising Stars List, Super Lawyers, 2016
Top Northern California Female Lawyers List, Super Lawyers, 2016
Top 40 under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 Under 40 in California, 2017
Superb Rating (10.0/10.0), Avvo.com

Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2015
Rated AV-Preeminent for Ethical Standards & Ability, Martindale Hubbell, 2015
Northern California Rising Stars List, Super Lawyers, 2015
Top Northern California Female Lawyers List, Super Lawyers, 2015
Top 40 under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2015
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 Under 40 in California, 2015
Superb Rating (10.0/10.0), Avvo.com

Rated AV-Preeminent for Ethical Standards & Ability, Martindale Hubbell, 2014
Northern California Rising Stars List, Super Lawyers, 2014
Top Northern California Female Lawyers List, Super Lawyers, 2014

Northern California Rising Stars List, Super Lawyers, 2013
Top Northern California Female Lawyers List, Super Lawyers, 2013

Distinguished Public Service Award, BASF, Lawyer Referral & Information Services, 2012
Top Northern California Female Lawyers List, Super Lawyers, 2012
Northern California Rising Stars List, Super Lawyers, 2012

The Recorder “California’s Top Verdicts of 2011” Torres v. Fleming, 2011

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
- Consumer Attorneys of California, Board of Governors at Large for the Northern District
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, _x0003_Education Committee Co-Chair
The Lawyers' Club of San Francisco Inn of Court, Member
New Leaders Council, Fellow
California Women Lawyers, Member
Bar Association of San Francisco, Member
Lawyer Referral & Information Service, Panel Member
American Association for Justice, Member
American Bar Association, Member