Todd A. Angstadt graduated cum laude from the University of San Francisco in 1993, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree. While attending law school, Mr. Angstadt clerked for the National Labor Relations Board. Prior to earning his J.D., he earned dual degrees in education and the fine arts from Wichita State University. In January 2010, Mr. Angstadt was inducted into the International Association of Defense Counsel.

For well over a decade, Mr. Angstadt’s practice has emphasized landlord-tenant law, premises liability, and products liability in both State and Federal Courts. Mr. Angstadt has tried numerous cases to verdict and is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, an invitation only, peer-reviewed organization limited to approximately 2,500 members worldwide. Mr. Angstadt’s published legal opinions include State Farm Fire & Casualty Company v. Yukiyo, Ltd., 870 F. Supp. 292 (1994).

Mr. Angstadt has served as a Judge Pro Tem in Alameda County. He has volunteered for the San Francisco Aids Legal Referral Panel and Oakland’s Lawyers in the Library Program. Mr. Angstadt is licensed to practice in all State and Federal District Courts in California and is a member of several local and national professional organizations, including the Bar Association of San Francisco, the State Bar of California, and the American Bar Association.


  • The Erosion of the Peculiar Risk Doctrine, San Francisco Barrister’s Law Journal (August 1996)
  • The End of Constitutional Blackmail, International Association of Defense Counsel Newsletter (November 2000)