Rajeev K. Mittal


Rajeev Mittal is an attorney at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Los Angeles Office. Rajeev’s practice concentrates on toxic tort litigation, personal injury, premises liability, product liability cases, and qui tam litigation. Rajeev is dedicated to representing people who have been catastrophically injured by asbestos and benzene exposures. He also represents whistleblowers who have uncovered fraud against the government. Rajeev earned his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in psychology from Rutgers University. He was awarded his Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law. While in law school, Rajeev was selected to the Order of the Coif, received American Jurisprudence Award, and participated in the Hale Moot Court. Rajeev is a member of the American Association for Justice and the State Bar of California. He is a New Jersey native and is licensed to practice law by the State Bar of California.

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Benzene Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Qui Tam Litigation
  • Toxic Tort

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 2013


  • University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, Los Angeles, California, J.D., with honors, 2013
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, B.A., cum laude, 2010

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • State Bar of California

Honors & Awards

  • Hale Moot Court Participant, USC Gould School of Law, 2011-2013
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Criminal Law, USC Gould School of Law, 2011
  • Order of the Coif, USC Gould School of Law, 2010-2013

Publications & Speeches

  • Author, “The “Sophisticated-Intermediary” Defense,” Advocate, magazine of the Consumer Attorneys Association Los Angeles (CAALA).

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