“I’ve practiced my entire career in California’s unique regulatory and environmental law atmosphere and am proud to have litigated cutting edge issues in complex regulatory matters.”
"The key to successful representation is to listen carefully to the client's needs and desires, and to draw on my experience as a litigator and trial attorney to help clients meet their specific goals."
“Litigation is a collaboration of client and attorney, each working with an appreciation and understanding of the other’s role. Together, we minimize risk, pursue the most effective solution and, hopefully, achieve or exceed the client’s goals”
“Understanding my clients, their pressures, and the business market helps me partner with them to meet their daily and not so ordinary challenges."
"As a trusted California advisor to national corporations, I manage risk in an advisory capacity before litigation as well as in the course of defending complex and catastrophic injury lawsuits."
“Whether providing coverage advice, analyzing claims, or litigating coverage issues, I want my clients to feel certain I have left nothing to chance when it comes to protecting their interests.”
“By anticipating and addressing problems before they arise, I can save my clients both time and money."
“I enjoy helping craft effective and workable frameworks to address clients’ challenges.”
"Any goal that you set, we will help you attain it. Any problem that you have, we will help you solve it."
“Litigation requires successful team strategies combined with playing to individual strengths – aggregating these qualities forms the art of dispute resolution.”
“I treat my clients’ objectives as my own and make it my priority to exceed their goals in the most cost effective and efficient manner.”
“By understanding the pressures of the healthcare and government environments, I try to minimize the risks my clients face and enhance their business opportunities.”
“Some lawyers concentrate on discouraging their clients from doing anything involving risk. My approach is to solve problems. My clients are smart business leaders who know where they want to go – my job is to get them there.”
“In construction projects, the paperwork often follows the actual work. Understanding this time lapse and taking advantage of its implications often allows us to limit our client’s liability.”
“A focus on my clients’ feedback and strong attention to detail allow me to deliver outstanding results.”
“By cutting straight to the heart of each matter strategically, efficiently and economically I add value to clients’ most challenging cases.”
“Keeping the deal on track also means considering all the angles to ensure my client’s short and long-term interests are fully protected and the terms make smart business sense.”
“I try to view a case through multiple perspectives – the legal, practical and client’s views – to best devise strategies to resolve a matter.”
“I use novel, and when necessary, aggressive approaches to effectively deliver results clients seek - a pre-trial, early case dismissal or favorable settlement, or when appropriate, preparing the case for trial.”
“Providing quality legal services is my top priority. I strive to find the most effective means to attain my clients’ goals.”
“Viewing challenges as opportunities to strengthen our clients’ position is an important part of my approach to case management.”
“I enjoy contributing where impassioned trial advocacy and persuasive scientific analysis meet in order to support our client’s claims.”
“My approach to providing valuable legal representation focuses on a comprehensive understanding of my client’s goals and achieving them efficiently.”
“I can learn a client’s business for the purpose of a trial - it’s tougher for a business attorney to learn the art of conducting a winning trial.”
“Clients desire the most effective and efficient solution to any dispute. With this principle in mind, I evaluate each case utilizing creative and strategic advocacy.”
“Managing risk and offering cost-conscious options can be compatible and are most definitely desirable outcomes in many of my clients’ matters.”
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