Attorneys

Audet & Partners, LLP – Over 100 years of combined experience.

Every one of our clients benefits from the combined wisdom and experience of our attorneys, as well as our exceptional staff. Learn more about our attorneys at the links below.


William M. Audet
William M. Audet, J.D., LL.M., LL.D (honorary), is the founding partner of Audet & Partners, LLP, a plaintiff’s only law firm recognized for its aggressive prosecution of class action and complex litigation cases. Mr. Audet and his firm represent individuals, families and small businesses in fraud, defective pharmaceutical drugs and devices, product defects, privacy rights, construction defects, toxic torts, employment, business & insurance issues, shareholder rights, qui tam and antitrust claims. The partners and associates at Mr. Audet’s firm have collectively filed and prosecuted hundreds of individual, personal injury, mass tort, commercial business and class action cases throughout the United States. For over thirty (30) years, as a plaintiff’s attorney, Mr. Audet has dedicated himself to ensuring that justice is obtained for his individual …

Michael McShane
Michael McShane earned his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of California at Santa Barbara, before earning his Juris Doctor from the University of Oregon, where he was the Articles Editor for the Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation. A member of the California State Bar since 1987, during the last twenty-five years Mr. McShanes practice has been devoted exclusively to prosecuting complex class…

Mark Burton
Mark Burton, Of Counsel to The Firm, earned a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1991, a Juris Doctorate from Golden Gate University School of Law in 1995, where he was an associate editor of the Golden Gate University Law Review. During law school he clerked for the San Francisco Superior Court and practiced as a certified law clerk at the Contra Costa Public Defenders Office. Mr. Burton’s practice focuses on complex litigation, including class and non-class action claims involving mass torts, product liability, personal injury, employment claims and consumer class actions. He has tried cases successfully in state and federal courts in a variety of matters and has been recognized as a Rising Star Super Lawyer in the Super Lawyer magazine over the past years. The Legal website AVVO give him its highest…

Steven Weinmann
Steven Weinmann, Of Counsel to Audet & Partners, LLP earned his B.A. from Rutgers University, and his Juris Doctor (JD) with distinction from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law…

S. Clinton Woods
S. Clinton Woods graduated from San Francisco State University with Honors, majoring in Political Science, and received his Juris Doctor from the University of California at Hastings College of Law in…

Thom E. Smith
Thom E. Smith received his B.A. degree in English from Louisiana State University in 1990. In 1993, Mr. Smith was awarded a J.D. from Boston College School of Law and was thereafter admitted to the b…

“David” Ling Y. Kuang
“David” Ling Y. Kuang graduated with a B.A. in Political Science, Minor in Economics, from University of California, Davis. He then earned a J.D. from Golden Gate University, School of Law in 2013. Prior to starting at Audet…