Harry Harrison is a Partner in Tyson & Mendes’ San Diego office. His practice focuses on personal injury, employment, and the defense of entity and organization defendants involving allegations of sexual misconduct.
Mr. Harrison has litigated hundreds of civil matters and is experienced in every component of a civil dispute from pre-lawsuit negotiations through trial and appeal. He has regularly handled matters in the following areas: business; personal injury, including auto accidents, premises liability, and catastrophic loss; employment litigation, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour; construction; environmental; insurance; products liability; professional liability, including real estate, legal, accounting, and insurance; sexual tort defense; toxic tort; and class actions, including employment and consumer.
Mr. Harrison was born and raised in Northern New Jersey and earned his B.A. in Political Science from Villanova University in 1995. After spending two years as a claims adjuster with State Farm Fire & Casualty Company, Mr. Harrison attended the University of San Diego School of Law earning his J.D. in May 2000. That same year, Mr. Harrison was admitted to the State Bar of California and the United States District Court, Southern and Central Districts of California. Mr. Harrison is or has been a member of the American Inns of Court (Louis M. Welsh Chapter), the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, the San Diego County Bar Association, and the National Eagle Scout Association. Mr. Harrison has also been selected by his peers and colleagues as one of the Top San Diego Attorneys, as seen in The San Diego Daily Transcript, and has been named one of San Diego’s Super Lawyers for multiple years by Super Lawyers magazine.
When not practicing law, Mr. Harrison enjoys spending time with his wife and children and enjoys hiking, stand up paddle boarding, and skiing.
- Partners Emily Beck and Harry Harrison’s Defense Verdict in Elder Abuse Case Featured by OrangeCountyLawyers.com October 30, 2023
- Tyson & Mendes Defends Caregivers Against $9.5M Death Claim October 11, 2023
- Tyson & Mendes Wins Defense Verdict in $9.4 Million Elder Neglect Case: The Firm’s Defense Methods Showed Common Sense and Reasonableness in Meeting the Standard of Care October 2, 2023
- Tyson & Mendes Saves School District Nearly $30 Million in Sexual Assault Trial May 18, 2022
- Tyson & Mendes Promotes Two to Partner in San Diego October 13, 2021
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- “Use It or Lose It” No More – Colorado Supreme Court Weighs in on Employee’s Rights to Compensation for Accrued Vacation Pay July 30, 2021
- The Constitutionality of Caps – The High Court in Tennessee Upholds Statutory Limits on Noneconomic Damages February 1, 2021
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- Breaking Down New York’s Child Victims Act September 30, 2019