Phillip T. S. Tukia

- Associate

Phil has been practicing law in California since 1996. He has devoted his practice to civil litigation. Phil joined Maranga/Morgenstern in 2004. His practice is focused on catastrophic personal injury and business defense matters. His cases have ranged from large trucking accidents, agricultural business disputes, construction defect matters, wrongful death cases, tree accident litigation, business loss disputes, medical malpractice, insurance coverage, and complex toxic tort and asbestos matters.

Phil has participated in multiple trials and binding arbitrations throughout the state of California. He is a member of the Northern California Defense Counsel and San Francisco County Bar Association.

Phil originally hails from the South Pacific Kingdom of Tonga and is married to the current Consul for Tonga based in San Francisco. He and his wife are deeply involved in Bay Area cultural and diplomatic functions. 

Education
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D., 1995
California State University – Northridge, B.A. 1989

Admissions
State Bar of California, 1996
United States District Court, 1996
Central District of California, 1996
Northern District of California, 2010

Memberships
Association of Northern California Defense Counsel
San Francisco County Bar Association