Joshua B. Swigart Esq.

Joshua B. Swigart Esq.

Of Counsel
San Diego, California

Joshua B. Swigart is one of the founding partners at Hyde & Swigart, and is Of Counsel with Kazerouni Law Group, APC. Mr. Swigart specializes in complex litigation, including consumer class actions under the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Since the founding of Hyde & Swigart in 2003, Mr. Swigart has been engaged exclusively in the area of consumer rights litigation. His firm has litigated over 1,200 cases and has a history of aggressive, successful prosecution of consumer class actions.

Josh Swigart was born in Orange County, California. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Riverside where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business with a double emphasis in Accounting and Finance. He attended California Western School of Law on an academic scholarship and graduated Cum Laude.

Mr. Swigart is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, Riverside County Bar Association, San Bernardino County Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the Federal Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Association of Justice and was a member of the Enright Inns of Court until 2014. Mr. Swigart is licensed to practice law in California, Washington, Michigan, and D.C. He is also licensed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Admission to the Colorado Bar is currently pending.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Consumer Law and Class Actions

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2003
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2009
  • Michigan, 2015
  • District of Columbia, 2012
  • Washington, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2005


  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California - 2002
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California
    • B.S. - 2000
    • Major: Finance and Accounting

Published Works

  • Hyde & Swigart has over 200 published opinions, Lexus and Westlaw


  • 8th Annual Class Action Seminar - Presenter, 2014 - Present
  • "Nuts and Bolts of TCPA Litigation" - speaker, National Consumer Law Center, San Antonio, 2014 - Present
  • Trends in Consumer Litigation - Speaker, ABA National Conference, San Francisco, 2013 - Present
  • Defending Consumer Credit Card Debt and Related Issues, ABA Teleconference, 2010 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer, 2013 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Southern District of California Chapter
  • American Association for Justice
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • Public Justice
  • Enright Inns of Court, 2011 - 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • Minimum of 50 hours of pro bono with Legal Aid, 2013 - Present