Tony Stiegler

Retired Partner

Tony Stiegler is a retired partner of Cooley.

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  • Class Action Settlement Ends Deceitful Immigration Practices 

  • ACLU Class Action to Challenge Practices of Immigration Enforcement Agencies 

Tony has the remarkable skill and natural presence to a lead a jury through complex litigation in a highly credible manner. He is doggedly tenacious but always appears just and even handed in his cross examinations and presentations. He is simply an extraordinary trial lawyer and I wouldn’t go to trial without him. – Robert Bernard, Founder and CEO, Ichor Medical Systems

  • Tulane University Law School
    JD, Order of the Coif, 1986

  • Grinnell College
    BA, 1982

Admissions & Credentials



  • American Bar Association

  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers

  • California Bar Association

  • Federal Bar Association

  • San Diego County Bar Association

  • Legal Aid Society of San Diego

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Rankings & Accolades

    Law360: Trial Pro, Top 10 Most Admired Attorneys in US

    San Diego Daily Transcript: Top 10 Intellectual Property Litigation Trial Lawyers

    The Legal 500 US: Top Patent Litigator

    Best Lawyers: Intellectual Property, Commercial Litigation, Patent Litigation, Trade Secrets 

    Southern California Super Lawyers: Intellectual Property Litigation