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Richard R. Fruto is an estate planning attorney, who also works on the firm’s complex O-1 and EB-1 immigration cases. He also has 16 years of civil litigation experience and before establishing Chun Fruto Law, he was an attorney for 14 years at Gianelli & Morris in Los Angeles, one of a few law firms in California specializing in insurance class action litigation on the plaintiffs' side. At Gianelli & Morris, Richard represented consumers in individual and class action lawsuits against insurers in state and federal courts. Over the years, he helped consumers obtain multimillion-dollar settlements against disability, life, and health insurance companies, HMOs, and annuity companies, including a $12 million settlement in a class action against Blue Cross of California and a $92 million settlement in a class action against a large mutual life insurer.
Richard attended Loyola Law School, where he was Executive Editor of the Entertainment Law Journal. Before law school, he worked for seven years as a reporter, including two years as a news wire service reporter covering Los Angeles City Hall. He has a bachelor’s degree from UC Davis and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Illinois.