Dimuth C. AmaratungeFounder/Partner
Mr. Dimuth C. Amaratunge, Esq. is the founding partner attorney at Serendib Law Firm APC. Prior to establishing Serendib Law Firm APC, he worked for Plaintiff’s Personal Injury law firms and then extended his career in the practice of law by working for Employment/Personal Injury law firms in Irvine and then Newport Beach, California where he eventually became a partner.
Mr. Amaratunge’s primary practice extends to Personal Injury Law, Employment Law, Immigration Law, and Business Litigation. Mr. Amaratunge has been certified as class action counsel on Wage & Hour and Consumer Litigation cases, representing Plaintiffs’ interests against multimillion dollar companies. In addition to representing Plaintiffs, he has also been retained as defense counsel in Wrongful Termination and Wage & Hours cases representing the Defendant Employer’s interest.
In his community, Mr. Amaratunge is also well recognized as an Immigration attorney who fights for immigrant rights. He has assisted his community by conducting and continuing to conduct immigration workshops throughout Los Angeles and the Orange County areas and has represented immigrants, on a pro-bono basis, in reference to deportation proceedings, both in Immigration Court and at the Board of Immigration Appeals.
No matter the circumstances or the value of the case at bar, Mr. Amaratunge is an experienced attorney who is committed and prepared to achieve the best outcome for his clients with integrity, honesty and with the requisite knowledge in handling complex legal matters and the proven ability to achieve client goals.
Mr. Amaratunge received his Juris Doctorate. from Western State University, College of Law. He was educated in England, Sri Lanka, and the United States and is fluent in Sinhalese.
Mr. Amaratunge is licensed to practice before all courts of the State of California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California and Southern District of California. He is also licensed to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
J.D., Western State University, 2001
United States District Court Central District, 2005
United States District Court Southern District, 2018
United States Court of AppeaL 9th Circuit, 2016
State Bar Association of California
Member Since: 2005
Orange County Bar Association
Member Since: 2014
Class Actions litigated and settled:
- Reid v. Diedrich Coffee, Inc., et al.,
- Skinner v. Best Buy, Inc., et al.,
- Rodolfo Martinez-Leon et al v Allied Exhaust et al,
- Robert Griffin et al v 725 Baker LLC,
- Daisey Gutierrez et al v. Umami Burger LLC, et al.
- Fausto Cortez et al v. Pacific Hotel Management Inc.et al.
Represented clients in reference to Employment and Immigration matters on a pro-bono basis and achieved client’s expectations.