Catastrophic Personal Injury Trial Veteran Jack Liebhaber Joins Tyson & Mendes in Los Angeles

Catastrophic Personal Injury Trial Veteran Jack Liebhaber Joins Tyson & Mendes in Los Angeles

Los Angeles (February 07, 2024)Leading insurance and civil litigation defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today that Jack Liebhaber has joined the firm as a Partner in its Los Angeles office. Liebhaber is a veteran trial attorney with decades of experience in catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death and fraud defense.

Mr. Liebhaber is lead counsel of record in more than 100 jury trials. He is a current Advocate level member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and has been a member of the prestigious, invitation-only, trial organization since 1998.

Prior to joining Tyson & Mendes, Mr. Liebhaber was an attorney with several other law firms and started his defense career with Spray, Gould & Bowers.  Most recently, he was with Bretoi, Lutz and Stele, where he served as in-house counsel for long-time client Mercury Insurance. He has conducted trials and handled high-exposure cases against the toughest plaintiffs’ firms in the country. He has supervised numerous high-risk and catastrophic cases at once while maintaining the highest quality of defense and forming meaningful relationships with his clients.

“Jack brings extensive experience in the insurance defense industry and a background litigating against top firms and attorneys in Los Angeles, which together makes him a valuable addition to our team,” said Tyson & Mendes Strategic Managing Partner Bob Tyson. “His familiarity with opposing counsel’s trial strategies and his unique, in-house perspective will help Tyson & Mendes continue to deliver the very best for our clients.”

Mr. Liebhaber is faculty for the Jack Daniels Trial School and was invited to be one of the original Settlement Officers at Los Angeles Superior Court’s Crash Settlement Conference program in West Santa Monica District. In addition to ABOTA, he is also a current member of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel.

Mr. Liebhaber is admitted to practice in the state of California and in the U.S. District Court, Central District of California. He obtained his J.D. from Pepperdine Caruso School of Law and his B.A. in political science and history from SUNY Binghamton University.

Serving 21 states nationwide, Tyson & Mendes is one of the fastest growing civil defense firms in the U.S. and is proud to offer one of the fastest and clearest paths to partnership for its attorneys of any mid-sized law firm in the U.S. The firm is honored to be recognized perennially on Best Lawyers’ Best Law Firms lists, awarded the No. 1 “Ceiling Smasher” in Law360’s 2022 Glass Ceiling Report for female equity partnership, and shortlisted for Financial Times’ 2022 Innovative Lawyers North America Award.

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About Tyson & Mendes LLP
Tyson & Mendes LLP is a nationwide, AV-rated litigation and trial firm specializing in insurance defense and protecting its clients from Nuclear Verdicts®. Robert Tyson and Patrick Mendes founded the firm in 2002 to defend corporations, insurance companies, and their clients in civil litigation matters. The firm has experienced tremendous growth in the past two decades, with offices across the U.S. serving clients in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.


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