Law School/Year: UCLA, 1967
Other Graduate School/Year: SDSU, B.A., 1964
Admitted to several U.S. District Courts throughout the country: U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
Business Litigation; Civil Litigation; Legal Malpractice; Aviation
Represented San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System in multiple lawsuits and governmental investigation arising out of San Diego pension crisis. Represented many Superior Court judges in proceedings before the Commission on Judicial Performance. Represented a national bank in the prosecution and trial of a civil RICO claim in Federal District Court, arising out of judicial corruption in another court system. Served as lead counsel for a group of plaintiffs in a Warsaw Convention case tried in New York Federal Court arising out of the terrorist hijacking of Pan American Flight 73 in Karachi, Pakistan.
I have limited my practice to civil litigation.
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; founding board member, San Diego Chapter of Association of Business Trial Lawyers; executive board member, Louis M. Welsh Inns of Court; former co-chair, ABA Committee on Commercial Litigation; Certified Legal Malpractice Specialist Personal Background Personal interests include flying, skiing, hunting and fishing.