SAN DIEGO (August 2, 2019) – Tyson & Mendes LLP was recently recognized as one of the “Best Firms for Minority Attorneys” by Law360. The national legal publication ranked the civil defense firm headquartered in San Diego as #16 in the “50-149 Lawyers” category and #5 for minority equity partners.
Tyson & Mendes’ support for minority lawyers is demonstrated through its active participation in the California Minority Counsel Program, which strives to provide attorneys of color with opportunities for business and professional development.
The firm’s commitment to diversity extends to people of every race, religion, cultural background, national origin, disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and age.
“At Tyson & Mendes, we believe a diverse workforce increases creativity and collaboration, enabling us to deliver exceptional representation to a wide range of clients,” said Managing Partner Robert Tyson. “We take great pride in being among this group of firms leading the way in terms of support and inclusion for minority attorneys.”
This new honor from Law360 comes soon after the publication named Tyson & Mendes one of the “Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys.” Law360 recognized the firm as #12 in the “50-149 Lawyers” category.Tyson & Mendes’ dedication to creating a diverse workforce comes amid its rapid growth. The firm, which has offices in six states and is ranked as one of the 10 largest law firms in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal, saw a 60% increase in attorneys last year. Tyson & Mendes plans to add another 90 lawyers this year.
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About Tyson & Mendes LLP
Headquartered in San Diego with offices throughout the country, Tyson & Mendes LLP is an AV-rated litigation firm specializing in insurance defense. Firm principals Robert Tyson and Patrick Mendes, seasoned trial attorneys who collectively have a nearly 50-year background, have grown the firm to more than 150 attorneys defending corporations, insurance companies, and their clients in civil litigation matters throughout California, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Washington and Florida. The firm is most widely recognized for winning the landmark Howell v. Hamilton Meats California Supreme Court case on the “billed vs. paid” medical damages issue, which forever changed the state’s litigation landscape by significantly impacting the damages a plaintiff may recover. Visit www.tysonmendes.com.