Award-winning trial attorney who specializes in Plaintiff’s serious injury and wrongful death cases. He handles only a limited number of important cases often helping families through devastating crisis with life-changing verdicts and settlements. A believe in community service – he was Board Chair of the San Diego Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and a Board Chair of the San Diego YWCA which is dedicated to helping victims of. Domestic Violence. He sits on the University of San Diego Law School Board of Visitors and the National Board of ABOTA.
He has been named Consumer Attorneys of San Diego Advocate of the Year, recognized by the California Assembly and Senate for community service and his advocacy for job site safety, been consistently named a Top Lawyer by San Diego Magazine, and is a frequent speaker around the country on the topics of Trial Practice, Civility and Ethics. He was also named the San Diego Chapter of ABOTA’s Lawyer of the Year in 2017.
One of his proudest accomplishments was taking a leadership role after 9/11 in putting together the pro bono San Diego team of Trial Lawyers to represent New York area families, recovering nearly $100 million in compensation.