SAN DIEGO (June 23, 2022) – Nationwide civil litigation defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today the addition of Susan Mason as a new partner in the firm’s San Diego headquarters. Mason is a veteran trial lawyer who brings nearly 30 years of experience and substantial knowledge…
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Cheyenne, Wyoming (June 21, 2022) – Marking a victory for national civil litigation defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP in a high-profile products liability lawsuit, a Wyoming jury has returned a verdict in favor of Virginia-based Omni Group, a product manufacturer.
CHICAGO (June 16, 2022) – In another defense victory for nationwide civil defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP, a motion for summary judgment has been granted by Indiana’s St. Joseph Superior Court in favor of firm client Spear Corporation, a design/build company sued for alleged faulty design after a purported brain injury occurred in a newly constructed swimming pool (CAUSE NO. 71D04-1804-CT-000160).
LAS VEGAS (May 12, 2022) – Nationwide civil litigation defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP has announced Griffith Hayes as the newest partner in its growing Las Vegas office. Hayes specializes in general liability, products liability, construction liability, employment and labor law, and financial institutions litigation.
NEW YORK (May 10, 2022) – Marking another victory for nationwide civil defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP, a high-profile childhood sexual abuse lawsuit has been dismissed against the Professional Skaters Association (PSA), which was being sued by one-time Olympic hopeful Craig Maurizi for the unlawful sexual acts of a famed skating coach.
LAS VEGAS (March 4, 2022) – National civil defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced the addition of Priscilla O’Briant as a partner in the firm’s Las Vegas office. O’Briant focuses her practice primarily on insurance coverage litigation, specializing in claims and lawsuits arising from first-party coverage disputes.
SAN DIEGO (March 14, 2022) – The inaugural Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute will take place June 23-26, 2022, in San Diego, led by an esteemed faculty of legal defense experts, including top trial attorneys, a specialist in jury psychology, and a certified faculty member for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and professor at the University of San Diego School of Law. The Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute is the only trial academy uniquely developed to teach experienced defense attorneys how to stop Nuclear Verdicts® – large, unsubstantiated jury awards that typically exceed $10 million.
NEW YORK (February 11, 2022) –Tyson & Mendes LLP, a national civil defense firm, announced today the addition of a team of five highly regarded trial attorneys to its triumvirate of offices in the tri-state area. The New York-based team is led by partners Randy Faust and Kristina Milone. Faust will take charge as Managing Partner of Tyson & Mendes’ New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut offices.
SAN DIEGO (February 7, 2022) – National civil defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today four promotions from senior counsel to partner for attorneys Haldon Greenberg, Emily Meeson, Christopher Schon, and Mark Shanberg.
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 (January 4, 2022) – National civil defense law firm Tyson & Mendes LLP is honored to have been awarded the 2021 Liberty Mutual Insurance Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award. This award is given annually to law firms that have significantly embodied Liberty Mutual Insurance’s goal of embracing diversity and fostering equity and inclusion. One law firm in America is selected each year to receive the award.
BOSTON (December 6, 2021) – Leading insurance and civil litigation defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today the opening of its first office in Boston, Massachusetts, and the addition of Steven M. O’Brien as its Managing Partner. Boston is Tyson & Mendes’ fourth office in the Northeast.
SEATTLE (November 15, 2021) – In a high-profile medical malpractice case against a pediatric cardiologist and his group, as well as a local children’s hospital, a Pierce County Superior Court jury returned a defense verdict in Link v. MultiCare Health System, et. al. The jury returned a unanimous defense verdict on October 29, rejecting the plaintiff’s $111 million damages claim in which plaintiff’s experts alleged that dysphagic choking, cerebral venous thrombosis (CVST) or reflex apnea could explain the infant’s grave neurological injuries.
SAN DIEGO (October 18, 2021) – Leading civil litigation and insurance defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today a new inclusive program that allows its attorneys to opt to work on an hourly basis while still managing a meaningful caseload. The program will benefit experienced attorneys who are no longer seeking full-time employment.
LOS ANGELES (September 07, 2021) – Tyson & Mendes LLP announced the addition of Kevin P. McNamara as a partner to represent clients in catastrophic personal injury defense, commercial vehicle litigation, premises liability litigation, and general liability litigation to the firm’s Los Angeles office.
SAN DIEGO (July 28, 2021) – Leading civil litigation and insurance defense firm Tyson & Mendes announced today the graduation of 48 attorneys from an inaugural training program designed to deepen trial skills well beyond anything offered by other law firms. Known as the “Tyson & Mendes Trial Academy,” or “TM Trial Academy” for short, the robust and rigorous program will serve as an integral tool for training the firm’s up-and-coming attorneys each year moving forward.
SAN DIEGO (July 20, 2021) – Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today the expansion of its Healthcare Practice Group with the appointment of industry-leading trial and appellate litigator Margaret “Peggy” Holm as chair and the addition of two new attorneys joining the firm’s rapidly-growing specialty practice group.
With 42 years of trial experience, Leonard’s practice focuses on all types of high-profile tort matters, with an acclaimed specialty in transportation cases involving the trucking industry and logistics. Ed is a trial lawyer. He has tried more than 95 civil cases to verdict throughout the State of California.