IALDA Member: Michael L. Amaro, Esquire

Michael L. Amaro, Esquire

Amaro Baldwin LLP

Board Member


180 E. Ocean Blvd.
Suite 850
Long Beach, California 90802
United States

Tel: (562) 912-4157

Fax: (562) 912-7918



1 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94104

Michael L. Amaro is one of the founding partners of Prindle, Decker & Amaro LLP and graduated seventh in his class from Southwestern University School of Law in 1983. During law school, he spent two years on the Law Review Staff, authoring and editing articles for the school’s Law Review Journal. After graduating from law school, and spending six years at a large insurance defense firm in Los Angeles, he and his two other named partners formed Prindle, Decker & Amaro LLP, which later became Prindle, Amaro, Goetz, et al.  In January of 2016, Mr. Amaro retired from such firm and formed Amaro Baldwin LLP.

Since 1983, Mr. Amaro has developed a broad base of clients involved in the amusement, sports, recreation and leisure industries. Such clients include carnivals, water parks, family fun centers, race and go-kart tracks, miniature golf centers, circuses, white water rafting companies, ice and roller skating facilities, health and fitness clubs, equestrian facilities, outfitters and guides, and concert venues. He has also defended a number of products liability cases involving jet skis, boats, sports and excercise equipment and pyrotechnic devices. Through Mr. Amaro, the firm is a member of the Roller Skating Association, the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions, the World Waterpark Association, and the National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials. Mr. Amaro is also a founding member of the International Amusement and Leisure Defense Association, a group of nationwide attorneys that are extensively involved in the representation of the recreation and amusement industries.

In addition to these amusement related clients, Mr. Amaro represents a number of companies in the restaurant and retail industries.  He is one of the founding members, and a current board member, of the National Restaurant and Retail Defense Association.