With an incredible depth of experience in California Statewide Subrogation, Mr. Salitrero joins SMS to further enrich the premiere Subrogation law firm in California.

Professional History

  • Specialized in insurance subrogation for the past decade, including workers’ compensation, property and health
  • Served as Assistant United States Attorney for Southern District of California, San Diego, including major narcotics prosecutions and asset forfeitures
  • Served as Assistant District Attorney for Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
  • Two decades of broad-spectrum of civil litigation for defense and plaintiffs
  • Over 60 jury trials and numerous appeals, including published precedential 9th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals decisions.

California Practice Specialties

  • California Statewide Subrogation


  • J.D. UCLA School of Law (1976)
  • B.A. History, Loyola Marymount University (1973)

Professional Memberships and Honors

  • California Bar Association
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals – Certified Subrogation Recovery Professional
  • Published feature and California state-specific articles in NASP Subrogator trade magazine
  • Presented session regarding federal subrogation at NASP 2019 Annual Conference at Washington, DC
  • Numerous webinars, including overcoming subrogation obstacles and expert witness issues