Daniel Fallon - Partner

Dan Fallon is a Partner in the firm’s San Diego office. Mr. Fallon leads a group of litigators specializing in professional liability, personal injury, general commercial liability, and business litigation. Admitted to practice in all California state and federal courts, Mr. Fallon has significant experience developing and executing litigation strategies to the benefit of his individual and corporate clients.

In defense of his professional clients, Mr. Fallon secured a directed verdict against negligence and fraud allegations and achieved a substantial judgment defending an alleged breach of fiduciary duty with requests for punitive damages, which judgment was upheld on appeal. He also negotiated a beneficial settlement on behalf of a high-profile Los Angeles real estate broker in a contentious lawsuit involving allegations of toxic torts and intentional misrepresentation related to a multi-million-dollar mansion sold by a Grammy-winning artist to a noted cultural institution. In the area of personal injury litigation, Mr. Fallon successfully drafted and argued a motion for summary judgment in favor of his general contractor client in a multi-party wrongful death lawsuit. He also obtained dismissal with prejudice of a traumatic brain injury case in defense of a well-known historic business following successful challenges to the allegations.

Mr. Fallon attended Hamilton College in upstate New York and worked at a multi-national law firm on Wall Street before obtaining his law degree at the University of San Diego School of Law. He served on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Defense Lawyers and is a Barrister with the American Inn of Court, Hon. William B. Enright Chapter.

Outside the practice of law, Mr. Fallon is a Trustee for a foundation supporting non-profit organizations throughout the country. He enjoys the arts, culinary adventure, and travel with his wife, including journeys to Kenya and Sri Lanka.

Recent Posts

What to Watch Out For: Plaintiffs Can Recover for Decedents’ Pain and Suffering

Throughout California and the United States, there is a rising trend of Nuclear Verdicts™, defined as jury verdicts in excess of $10 million or that are wildly disproportionate to the injuries in the case.

On the Move: Who’s Made Partner in 2022?

Law360 – (February 11, 2022)

Hanson Bridgett appointed Laura Long to the role of chief operating officer on Jan. 1. Long Previously served as the firm’s CFO and will continue to oversee the firm’s financial activities.

 

Tyson & Mendes Names Equity Partner in San Diego

The Daily Transcript – January 26, 2022

The law firm Tyson & Mendes LLP recently promoted long-time San Diego partner Daniel Fallon to equity partner. He leads a group of litigators specializing in professional liability, personal injury, general commercial liability and business litigation.

Tyson & Mendes Announces Two New Equity Partners

Attorney at Law Magazine – January 19, 2022

National civil defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today the promotion of two long-time partners to equity partner: Jacob Felderman and Daniel Fallon. These new additions bring the firm’s total equity partnership to 10, including Robert Tyson, Patrick Mendes, Mina Miserlis, James Sell, Susan Oliver, Cayce Lynch, Kristi Blackwell and Lynn Allen.

Tyson & Mendes Announces Two New Equity Partners: Daniel Fallon in San Diego and Jacob Felderman in Denver Promoted

SAN DIEGO (January 14, 2022) – National civil defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today the promotion of two long-time partners to equity partner: Jacob Felderman and Daniel Fallon. These new additions bring the firm’s total equity partnership to 10, including Robert Tyson, Patrick Mendes, Mina Miserlis, James Sell, Susan Oliver, Cayce Lynch, Kristi Blackwell and Lynn Allen.

San Diego Attorney Journal Announces Recent Tyson & Mendes Win

San Diego Attorney Journal – April 1, 2019

Jury finds San Diego accountant not liable in professional malpractice trial. Following a two-week trial in San Diego, a California Superior Court jury has found accountant Roy Hosaka and his firm, Hosaka Nagel & Co., not liable in a $2 million malpractice case.

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Jury Finds San Diego Accountant Not Liable in Professional Malpractice Trial

SAN DIEGO (March 11, 2019) – Following a two-week trial in San Diego, a California Superior Court jury has found accountant Roy Hosaka and his firm, Hosaka Nagel & Co., not liable in a $2 million malpractice case. Tyson & Mendes attorneys Dan Fallon and Garry McCarthy represented Mr. Hosaka and Hosaka Nagel & Co. in the high-stakes professional malpractice case, which alleged fraudulent nondisclosure and breach of fiduciary duty.

Exploring the Defense Arsenal: How to attack inflated damages in professional malpractice and catastrophic injury cases

CLM – September 10, 2018

With the rising costs of medical, rehabilitation, and long-term care, the increase in special damages can be exponentially impactful to jury verdicts and settlements. The gross exposure from cases not only affects carriers, but also creates concerns for policyholders relative to policy limits, premiums, and professional reputations.

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Tyson & Mendes LLP Names Two San Diego-based Partners

SAN DIEGO (May 25, 2017) – Insurance defense law firm Tyson & Mendes LLP today promoted attorneys Cayce Lynch and Dan Fallon to partners in the firm’s San Diego headquarters.

Tyson & Mendes Promotes 2 to Partner

San Diego Metro – May 26, 2017

Insurance defense law firm Tyson & Mendes LLP today promoted attorneys Cayce Lynch and Daniel Fallon to partners in the firm’s San Diego headquarters.

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