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undefinedBrian J. Wagner


California, New Mexico, Texas & Montana
Tel: (949) 477-5050
Direct: (949) 477-1479

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Brian J. Wagner is a Partner with Wright, Finlay & Zak. Mr. Wagner was admitted to the California Bar in 2005 and has practiced business, real estate and consumer finance litigation since 2011. Before that, his practice was focused on insurance defense, in the areas of products and professional liability. Mr. Wagner has extensive experience with trials, mediations, arbitrations and appeals. Prior to joining Wright, Finlay & Zak, Mr. Wagner was a senior litigator with a national law firm where he handled a variety of consumer finance matters, including actions brought under California’s Homeowners Bill of Rights, FDCPA, FCRA, as well as title disputes. He has recently tried consumer finance matters through jury trial and has argued numerous cases before Courts of Appeal. Mr. Wagner has an understanding of the goals and needs of his clients and focuses his efforts on a targeted and cost-effective litigation strategy. Mr. Wagner is active with the Mortgage Bankers Association, California Mortgage Bankers Association, Construction Financial Management Association, and The Risk Management Association, and has spoken on litigation panels. Mr. Wagner is also admitted to practice law in New Mexico, Texas and Montana.


  • California State University, Long Beach (B.A., Political Science, 2001)
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law (J.D., 2005)

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