The Daily Transcript pays tribute to San Diego County's Top Attorneys. View the finalists.

  • San Diego firm specializes in serious personal injury, traumatic head injury cases

    The attorneys at CaseyGerry specialize in serious personal injury and traumatic brain injury cases, and are at the forefront of the complex medical issues related to brain injury. These include chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease thought to be caused by repeat concussions or blows to the head, and second impact syndrome, a condition in which the brain swells rapidly after a person suffers a second concussion.

  • Jury awards Oregon woman $18.6M over credit report

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- A federal jury in Oregon awarded $18.6 million to a woman who spent two years unsuccessfully trying to get Equifax Information Services to fix major mistakes on her credit report.

  • FedEx reaches $21.5M settlement in overcharging suit

    FedEx Corp., the world’s largest cargo airline, will pay $21.5 million to settle a lawsuit over claims that it overcharged customers by billing for deliveries to businesses and governments at higher residential rates.

  • Ralph Nader's new cause: Tort law museum in Conn.

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Ralph Nader has a new cause.

  • Environmentalists sue NY over dairy rules

    ALBANY, N.Y. -- A coalition of environmental groups is suing the Cuomo administration over dairy farm regulations intended to bolster the state's growing yogurt industry, the groups announced Monday.

  • 3 ex-Penn State officials set to go before judge

    HARRISBURG, Pa. -- It was late at night on Feb. 27, 2001, and Penn State's then-president, Graham Spanier, one of academia's most prominent administrators, typed a brief email to two other top administrators as they debated how to respond to a thorny situation.

  • Eric Holder’s admirable attempt to protect voting rights

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has declared that, at least when it comes to voting rights, the U.S. Supreme Court is guilty of wishful thinking. He is also showing both how difficult and how important it is to overcome that kind of thinking.

  • The importance of partner liability for law firm lease transactions

    Partner liability has emerged as one of the most important issues for law firms and is increasingly the crucial factor that determines building selection and the structure of other economic lease terms. Arguments over liability complicate — even kill — otherwise easy lease transactions. Law firm decision-makers contemplating a relocation or renewal would be well-served to understand and carefully consider how they intend to deal with partner liability from the outset.

  • Gomez Iagmin Trial Attorneys

    Gomez Iagmin Trial Attorneys is a plaintiff's only law firm based in downtown San Diego, specializing in catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, complex product liability and mass torts.

  • RJS Law

    RJS Law is a full-service law firm that can help resolve your personal, small-business or corporate tax problems with the Internal Revenue Service and California state tax authorities.

  • Morris, Sullivan & Lemkul

    Established in 2001, Morris, Sullivan & Lemkul was founded by Shawn Morris and Mike Sullivan. Shawn and Mike are former partners of Wingert Grebing, one of San Diego's oldest and most respected law firms.

  • Do national legal trends hold true in the San Diego legal market?

    Recently, I received calls from two human resources managers regarding articles in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today. They were concerned about the WSJ’s claim that the position of legal secretary is extinct and USA Today’s assertion that the growth of temporary hiring is a negative devolvement.

  • Wage and hour problems aren’t going away. Avoid problems before they start

    California’s employers are burdened with a long list of onerous regulations, so it’s no surprise that many employers fail to recognize the daunting requirements of the California Labor Code -- until it’s too late.

  • USD School of Law initiative aids military veterans

    The University of San Diego School of Law develops resources and clinics that offer practical training to law students while making it possible for them to give back to the community. With San Diego County’s estimated veteran population of 250,000 and more than 2 million veterans living in California, there is no doubt that many have and will benefit from the school’s Initiative to Protect Student Veterans.

  • Focus on needs of the legal profession distinguishes California Western dean

    As the practice of law adapts to meet the changing needs of clients and organizations, opportunities exist to develop partnerships between law firms and law schools. Together, firms and schools can prepare profession-ready graduates and meet the growing need for legal services. California Western School of Law, San Diego’s oldest law school, is poised to lead the way in this national effort.

  • 2013 Top 10 mid-year review list for employers

    #1. Put all commission agreements in writing (Labor Code section 2751).

  • The delay of Obamacare’s employer mandate and what it means for your company

    The U.S. Department of Treasury recently announced that it is delaying until 2015 the enforcement of the so-called “employer mandate” provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “ACA” or “Obamacare”), which were supposed to take effect in 2014.

  • Guernsey hits ground running at TJSL

    Thomas Guernsey has been at the job as Thomas Jefferson School of Law's new dean and president for less than two months and he's already made quite an impression.

  • DOMA ruling causes employers to re-look at handbooks

    When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in June, it opened up more than 1,000 federal benefits and responsibilities to legally married same-sex couples.

  • The Daily Transcript congratulates Top Attorneys 2013

    Top Attorneys 2013 pays tribute to San Diego County's legal cream of the crop. It is the culmination of a lengthy peer voting process that began in April with the announcement of a call for nominations. San Diego County lawyers were asked who among their peers -- with whom they had professional experience -- were worthy of recognition.

  • Bernanke to give deposition in AIG bailout lawsuit

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. judge has ordered that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke can be questioned in a lawsuit against the government filed by the former head of American International Group Inc.

Archived Reports

Top Attorneys - 2015

The Daily Transcript pays tribute to San Diego County's Top Attorneys. In this report, you will find out who was chosen as San Diego's cream of the crop in practice areas that include Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Real Estate/Construction, Labor/Employment, Criminal and Municipal/Government.

Top Attorneys - 2014

The Daily Transcript pays tribute to San Diego County's Top Attorneys.

Top Attorneys - 2012

The Daily Transcript pays tribute to San Diego County's Top Attorneys.

Top Attorneys - 2011

The Daily Transcript pays tribute to San Diego County's Top Attorneys. View the finalists here.

Top Attorneys - 2010

The Daily Transcript pays tribute to San Diego County's Top Attorneys.

Top Attorneys - 2009

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