Our Mission is Justice


“We deeply believe in the value of our work and have dedicated our careers to seeking justice for our clients and demanding reform in the institutions that have violated their trust.“


John C. Manly

Founding Partner​

  • $1 Billion Global Settlement

    Roman Catholic Arch Diocese

  • $140 Million Global Settlement

    Los Angeles Unified School District Miramonte Elementary School Cases

  • $88 Million Global Settlement

    Los Angeles Unified School District Telfair Elementary and George De la Torre Elementary School Cases

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Our Firm in the News

Decades of Experience & Results.

At Manly Stewart & Finaldi, our attorneys routinely represent sexual assault victims in high-profile national cases. No case is too challenging for our lawyers. When we say that we aren’t afraid to stand up to any major institution, we have the track record to prove it.

The firm has recovered more than 1.5 billion dollars on behalf of clients from the nation’s largest school districts, religious institutions, municipalities, sports and youth organizations and Fortune 500 companies.

Our attorneys and cases are routinely featured in the nation’s leading newspapers and television programs, including NBC Nightly News, CBS This Morning and ESPN “Outside the Lines.” We know how to skillfully handle tough cases both inside and outside of the courtroom.

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California Sexual Abuse Attorney

Nationally Recognized for Representing Sexual Abuse Survivors

At Manly, Stewart & Finaldi, we have a reputation as California’s leading law firm in handling sexual abuse cases. Our founder and managing partner, John C. Manly, has been successfully representing sexual abuse victims for more than 20 years. He has been included in Super Lawyers® and selected to California’s Top 100 Attorneys by the Los Angeles Daily Journal. He understands that sexual abuse is an ongoing crisis in the United States, and he has devoted himself to becoming a national leader in the legal battle against these brutal crimes. As a California sexual abuse law firm, we offer experienced and effective legal representation to obtain justice for victims of sexual abuse, harassment, and discrimination.

If you or a loved one has been sexually abused, don’t give up. Our law firm is the place to find help and seek justice. We are passionate about our work, and we understand that it is difficult for victims of abuse to come forward. That is why we carefully protect our clients’ identities and maintain the highest possible standard of confidentiality when working with our clients. Our California sexual abuse lawyers are dedicated, experienced, and devoted to helping people like you get the peace of mind and compensation they deserve.

Contact a California sexual abuse attorney at our firm for recognized legal representation in a sexual abuse case. Call (800) 761-2220 today.

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Why Choose Our
Sexual Abuse Lawyers?

Decades of Experience & Results

At Manly Stewart & Finaldi, we are not afraid to stand up to any institution, whether it is a school district, religious institution, entertainment conglomerate, Fortune 500 companies, or any other rich and powerful institution. In fact, our team of legal professionals has represented more than 150 victims of clergy sexual abuse in California and more than 100 children victimized in our schools. We are one of the nation’s leading law firms for representing survivors of sexual abuse.

If you or someone you know has suffered abuse at school, in church, at work, by a sports coach, while in foster care, or by a Boy Scout leader, we are prepared to stand up and fight for you. We offer passionate, aggressive representation to seek justice for you, get you the financial compensation you deserve, and protect others from abuse in the future. We have also recovered more than a billion dollars for our clients. When you need legal help and results, you can depend on our award-winning team.