Phillips, Spallas & Angstadt LLP is an AV rated, civil litigation firm with an unparalleled record of successful results for our clients, emphasizing prompt, economic resolution. We possess the knowledge to navigate all state and federal venues in California and Nevada for our clients, who include numerous Fortune 500 companies. We obtain the best possible solutions for our clients, efficiently and effectively meeting our clients' objectives. Our 95% success rate in trial speaks for itself.
Although highly successful at trial, we recognize that early resolution often meets our clients' objectives, and we pride ourselves on our early and accurate evaluation of all matters.
A key ingredient of our firm's success is the diversity of our attorneys. We are committed to diversity both within the firm and the profession of law at large. We are registered by the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency as a minority-owned business, and we are a member of the California Minority Counsel Program. We are also proud to support several fellowships for minority students.

Featured Attorneys 

Candice Mullings Williams


Candice Mullings Williams specializes in civil litigation defense, with a focus on high exposure personal injury cases, and consistently obtains favorable trial verdicts and settlements on behalf of her Fortune 500 clients. She obtained her J.D. degree from the University of Southern California Law School and served as Vice President of the Black Law Student Association. Prior to law school, Ms. Williams was an All-American Scholar Athlete at the University of Michigan.

Anna Gehriger
Anna C. Gehriger

Associate, LEED AP

Anna C. Gehriger practices primarily employment and premises liability law. She graduated cum laude from Georgetown University and earned her Juris Doctorate at the University of California, Davis School of Law. Prior to joining our firm, she worked as a civil litigator in the areas of construction defect, errors and omissions, landlord-tenant, personal injury, premises liability, and real estate/real property litigation. She is a LEED Accredited Professional.

Christopher M. McDonald


Christopher M. McDonald represents individuals and entities in a wide range of disputes, including landlord-tenant, personal injury, and real property matters. He received his Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law. He argued for Santa Clara team in the 2013 Cardozo/BMI Moot Court Competition. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

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