Shareholder Derivative Litigation

Securities Class Actions

Consumer Class Actions

Antitrust Litigation


University of California at Davis School of Law (J.D. 2011)

San Diego State University (B.A. 2007)

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


Super Lawyer Rising Star (2016, 2017)


Public Justice Foundation

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Phone: (619) 398-4346


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Leonid Kandinov


Leo Kandinov represents individual and institutional investors and consumers in complex litigation.  His practice areas include shareholder rights, securities fraud, consumer protection, and antitrust matters.  Mr. Kandinov delves deeply into the motion, pleading, discovery, and settlement phases of cases.  He is also instrumental in the firm’s Stock Watch program, and provides outstanding client service throughout the litigation of his cases.  Prior to serving on a litigation team, Mr. Kandinov served for three years in Robbins Arroyo LLP’s new matters group, where he researched and evaluated factual and legal theories for liability and recovery, and drafted and finalized complaints and amended complaints for clients.  For his efforts, Mr. Kandinov is recognized as a 2016 and 2017 Super Lawyer Rising Star.

Mr. Kandinov earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California at Davis School of Law, where he completed the Public Service Law Program.  He received the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Accounting for Lawyers and was an associate editor for the Business Law Journal.  He also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Ronald H. Sargis at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of California, as a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of California, and was a summer associate and investigative analyst at Robbins Arroyo LLP.  Mr. Kandinov graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from San Diego State University and was Valedictorian of his class.