Law School/Year: Washington & Lee University, 1992
College/Year: Bethany College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1989
Business Litigation; Civil & Trial Litigation; Personal Injury; Product Liability; Professional Liability
Douglas A. Pettit has extensive trial and litigation experience in the areas of civil litigation, professional liability, employment law, healthcare, and product liability. He has tried more than 30 cases in San Diego, Orange, and Los Angeles Counties. Doug’s extraordinary record of favorable outcomes and exemplary client service resulted in his being recognized as one of “San Diego’s Top Attorneys” by The Daily Transcript in 2006 and selected for inclusion in San Diego Super Lawyers list in the area of professional liability for each year 2007-2011 with the prestigious distinction of being named in the Top 50 list in 2010. He was inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates in June, 2007.
Doug has achieved Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. Doug was formerly shareholder at Klinedinst PC.
ABA Lawyer’s Professional Liability Consortium; ABA Legal Malpractice Committee; American Bar Association (Healthcare, Labor and Employment, and Litigation sections); American Board of Trial Advocates, member; American Inns of Court, J. Clifford Wallace Chapter; American Inns of Court, Louis M. Welsh Chapter; Association of Business Trial Lawyers of San Diego; Million Dollar Advocates Forum, member; San Diego County Bar Association; State Bar of California.
Best Lawyers in America 2011; The Daily Transcript's Top Attorney, 2006, 2011; San Diego Super Lawyers, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011; San Diego Magazine’s Best Lawyers 2011.