Greg Del Gaizo

Robbins Arroyo LLP

6-7 years

Greg Del Gaizo is an attorney at Robbins Arroyo LLP, where he focuses his practice on shareholder rights litigation, particularly shareholder derivative actions and corporate merger and acquisition class actions. Del Gaizo also helps to lead the firm's new matters practice group, in which he identifies and investigates securities fraud and other corporate misconduct at public companies and helps initiate shareholder suits for clients. 

Del Gaizo has helped prosecute shareholder litigation that recouped millions of dollars directly from fraudulent corporate officers, secured the implementation of extensive corporate governance reforms at public corporations, and led to precedent-setting decisions involving complex issues of shareholder rights, including one that set the standard for shareholder derivative actions brought under Nevada law. 

In litigation on behalf of luxury homebuilder Toll Bros Inc. earlier this year, Del Gaizo helped achieve a $16.25 million settlement, one of the largest Brophy monetary recoveries ever. Remarkably, this recovery included a payment of $6.45 million directly from the individual defendants.  Pfeiffer v. Toll, No. 4140-VCL, slip op. (Del. Ch. Mar. 15, 2013).

An active member of the legal community, Del Gaizo has co-authored several articles in well-known publications and recently spoke on the "Federalization of Fiduciary Duties" at Gonzaga University School of Law's symposium on shareholder rights. He is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association.

Del Gaizo earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. While in law school, Del Gaizo was a research assistant for professor Frank Partnoy, the director of the Center on Corporate and Securities Law at the University of San Diego. Del Gaizo graduated cum laude from Providence College with a Bachelor of Arts in political science.

The Daily Transcript congratulates Young Attorneys 2013

This is the culmination of a peer nominating process that asked San Diego County lawyers to name the best young attorneys in San Diego County who are: Hard-Working & Detail-Oriented, Knowledgeable & Enthusiastic, Ethical & Professional, and Committed to Furthering the Interests of Justice in Society.

Young Attorneys 2013 Finalists

1-2 years

Ben Aguilar

Law Offices of Ben Aguilar

Jessica Blas

The Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider APC

Tyler Campbell

Foldenauer Law Group

Ben Coughlan

Gomez Iagmin Trial Attorneys

Michael Dallo

Dallo Law Group

Jeremy Evans

California Sports Lawyer

Michael Fullam

Parker Straus LLP

Kristen Gonzales Roberts

San Diego Law Firm

Melissa Laugle

Heggeness Sweet Simington & Patrico

Jing Li

Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP

Aastha Madaan

Brownstone Law Group P.C.

Jacob Stipp

The Ellis Firm

Brooke Tabshouri

Fisher & Phillips

Geoff Thorne

Higgs Fletcher & Mack LLP

Alisha Wood

Law Office of G. Cole Casey

3-5 years

Melissa Deleon

Deleon Law

Ankur Garg


Michael Healy

Fredrickson, Mazeika & Grant LLP

J. Patrick Hicks

Marks, Finch, Thornton & Baird LLP

Tim Johnson

Ogletree Deakins

John Landay

Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge LLP

Michael Leonard

San Diego Corporate Law

Jessica Mackaness

McKenna Long & Aldridge

Kevan McLaughlin

McLaughlin Legal

Caroline Perry

San Diego Padres

Karen Potter

McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP

Scott Salmu

Salmu Law Firm APLC

Travis Stewart

Provide Commerce Inc.

6-7 years

Sigurd Carlson

Sempra Energy

William Concidine

East Village Law Group

Greg Del Gaizo

Robbins Arroyo LLP

Heather Ferbert

Christensen & Spath LLP

Brian Findley

Mulligan & Banham

Angela Jae Chun

Casey Gerry Schenk Francavilla Blatt & Penfield LLP

Sondra Levine

UTC Aerospace Systems

James Mann

Latham & Watkins

Lindsey Mercer

Law Offices of Lindsey B. Mercer

Puja Sachdev

Sachdev Legal Group APC

Alexandra Selfridge

Law Offices of Kenneth N. Greenfield

Ashley Teague

Teague Law

Tyler Theobald

Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton

Harold Trimmer

Coughlan, Semmer, Fitch and Pott

Kyle Yaege

Galuppo & Blake

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Important Dates

Nominations Open September 11
Nominations Close October 31
Nominees Published November 8
Finalists Notified November 11
Sponsorship/Advertising December 9
Publication December 18



Timothy Hutter, Allen Matkins

Associate at Allen Matkins San Diego, Timothy Hutter's drive and passion for law have earned him recognition as a top Young Attorney for 2012 by The Daily Transcript.

Past Events

Young Attorneys reception

Transcript reporter Doug Sherwin talks to Nadia P. Bermudez of the Brown Law Group LLP at the 2007 Young Attorneys reception.