Joy Sidhwa


California Western School of Law – 2006 J.D.

University of Michigan – 1996
B.S.: Biopsychology & English


State Bar of California

United States District Court for the Southern District of California

Joy M. Sidhwa

Senior Counsel

Ms. Sidhwa concentrates on antitrust and other complex litigation for MoginRubin and leads the document discovery team. She is involved in many facets of litigation, including creative discovery strategy and expert and trial preparation. Based on her expertise and results, Ms. Sidhwa was named to the Best of the Bar by the San Diego Business Journal and received the 2018, 2019 and 2021 International Advisory Experts Award for Complex Litigation in California. She also received the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego’s President’s Award for Outstanding Service in 2009 and 2010 for her service to the Board of Directors and regularly volunteers in various community services. She continues to volunteer her time to the Filipino-American Lawyers of San Diego (Director), the University of Michigan Club of San Diego (Board of Governor), and the Lawyers Club North County Committee. In 2020, she was appointed to serve as Board of Director for the Women of Color in Law, she recently stepped down from that role and is currently serving as an Advisory Board member.

Ms. Sidhwa obtained her law degree from California Western School of Law and her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining MoginRubin, Ms. Sidhwa provided expertise to national law firms in electronic document discovery and trial preparation in patent infringement, trademark, complex securities litigation, and intellectual property.

Awards and Honors

Legal500 Antitrust Civil Litigation/Class Action: Plaintiffs – 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

San Diego Business Journal – Top 100 Leaders in Law – 2022
Mondaq Thought Leading Author – Antitrust/Competition Law – 2022

San Diego Business Journal – Women of Influence in Law – 2021, 2022, 2023

International Advisory Experts Award: Complex Litigation in California – 2018, 2019, 2021

San Diego Business Journal, “Best of the Bar 2017” – 2017

Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego’s President’s Award for Outstanding Service – 2009, 2010

  IAE Award Logo

Thought Leadership Award

Notable Cases

Containerboard Products Antitrust Litigation: Partial settlements $376 Million

ATM Surcharge Fee Antitrust Litigation

Circular Thermostat Antitrust Litigation: 78%

TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation: $1.2 billion