Lesti Structured Settlements, Inc.
745 Distel Drive, Suite 114
Los Altos, CA 94022
Paul J. Lesti,CSSC, President of Lesti Structured Settlements, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading
experts on Structured Settlements and Periodic Payment of Judgments. He has served as an expert witness in Economics, Structured Settlements, and Periodic Payment of Judgments. He is a Certified Structured Settlement Consultant and a licensed annuity agent.
Since 1981 he has consulted on or brokered over 25,000 Structured Settlements cases. He has worked on notable cases including the collapse of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Hotel, the Las Vegas MGM Grand Hotel fire and the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. Additionally, Paul has worked on a pro-bono basis for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund.
He is the author of Structured Settlements, 2d (Thomson West Publishers, 1993, updated annually) and the co-author of numerous articles for Trial, National Trial Lawyer, The American Bar Association Journal, and other professional publications. He has consulted with The Wall Street Journal, CBS and other media regarding litigation economic issues.
Paul is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Society of Settlement Planners and serves as its current President, and is a member of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association. He has a degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and received his certification as a Certified Structured Settlement Consultant from the University of Notre Dame.
Paul is actively involved with serving his local community. He chaired his city’s Planning Commission for 2004 and has also chaired the Parks & Recreation Commission. He served on an advisory committee that looked at land re-use issues when a nearby naval base was taken over by NASA, and he was the first elected community co-chair of the environmental cleanup Restoration Advisory Board for this property.