Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield

Jocelyn M. Soriano

Partner - Walnut Creek


Bar Admissions: California, Oregon, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Practice Groups: Toxic/Mass Tort; Environmental; Personal Injury Defense; Construction Litigation

Education: Rutgers University School of Law, JD, 1993; University of California, Berkeley, 1989

Memberships: Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada; Defense Resource Institute (DRI); Bar Association of San Francisco; Contra Costa Bar Association; Queens Bench


Jocelyn Soriano, a partner in Foley & Mansfield’s Walnut Creek office, is an experienced trial attorney focused on the defense of complex toxic tort and environmental claims, specifically, asbestos-related products and premises liability.

Jocelyn has managed more than 2000 toxic tort cases and has taken dozens of cases to trial, many resulting in complete dismissals. In nearly two decades of practice, she has successfully defended a broad range of claims of behalf of general contractors, subcontractors, premises owners, product manufacturers and suppliers of building and construction products, industrial equipment, automobile brake and friction products, and automobile manufacturers. 

Jocelyn also serves as a discovery facilitator for the Costra Country Superior Court, mediating discovery disputes in a range of civil litigation matters.