New York Sexual Abuse Lawyer
Clergy Abuse Attorney
Since joining the firm in 2004, Mr. Storey has advocated extensively for victims of childhood sexual abuse, obtaining remarkable results for the firm’s clients. Mr. Storey is licensed to practice law in both California and New York, and has represented victims of sexual abuse in both states.
Mr. Storey was one of the lead law and motion attorneys representing victims of clergy sexual abuse in California. He was one of the principal attorneys that successfully opposed several Southern California Diocese’s Demurrers and Motions to Dismiss Clergy Abuse victim’s lawsuits. Mr. Storey prevented the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles and Roman Catholic Bishop of San Diego’s attempts to force the production of certificates of merit containing confidential victim information, and successfully prevented the Diocese of San Diego from forcing the identities of clergy abuse victims to be revealed in court documents.
Mr. Storey has represented sexual abuse victims before the Supreme Court of California in Doe v. City of Los Angeles (2007) 42 Cal.4th 541, and appeared before the same court as amicus curiae for the plaintiff in Shirk v. Vista Unified School District (2007) 42 Cal.4th 201. Mr. Storey has appeared before the Second District Court of Appeal in McVeigh v. Does 1 through 3 (2006) 138 Cal.App.4th 838, where he secured the reversal of the trial court’s order dismissing the plaintiff’s action. Before that Court, Mr. Storey successfully sought dismissal of the appeal in Manny V. v. Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles (Case No. B189633 ), secured summary denial of a petition for writ of mandate in Roman Catholic Bishop of San Diego v. Superior Court (Case No. B196595), and supported the prevailing plaintiff as amicus curiae in Dutra v. Eagleson (2007) 146 Cal.App.4th 216.
Before the First District Court of Appeal, Mr. Storey secured the denial of a petition for writ of mandate in Roman Catholic Bishop of Oakland v. Superior Court (Case No. A118497) following the Court’s request for briefing. Mr. Storey also appeared before the Court as amicus curiae in Dengler v. Does (Case No. A116907), where the court reversed the trial court’s order dismissing the plaintiff’s lawsuit.
Mr. Storey graduated magna cum laude from Whittier College of Law in 2004, where he earned Cali: Excellence for the Future Awards in Bankruptcy, Business Planning, Community Property, Corporate Tax, Pre-trial Litigation, Remedies and Secured Transactions, as well as the 2004 Whittier Law School Moot Court Association Excellence in Appellate Advocacy Award.
In addition to his work on behalf of victims of childhood sexual abuse, Mr. Storey has handled product liability actions against some of the largest corporations in the United States.