ORANGE COUNTY, CA (May 20, 2021) – Tyson & Mendes LLP – a leading nationwide insurance and civil litigation defense firm, announced the addition of Kirsten K. Cinquemani as new partner in its Orange County office.
Cinquemani’s practice is focused on the defense of complex civil litigation actions including high exposure catastrophic injury and wrongful death. With an emphasis on medical malpractice, Cinquemani specializes in defending health care facilities and professionals in a variety of fields including mental health, skilled nursing, residential care, and assisted living. She also has significant experience handling professional liability, transportation litigation, premises liability, sexual misconduct, and general liability cases.
With more than a decade in the legal industry, Cinquemani joins Tyson & Mendes after previously serving as senior counsel at Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman, LLP.
“Kirsten’s experience is a great complement to our Healthcare capabilities,” said Strategic Managing Partner Robert Tyson. “Her addition to the team continues the firm’s growth in this industry sector as we look to meet the needs of our Healthcare clients in California.”
Cinquemani graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Irvine. She received her Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law with a concentration in litigation and dispute resolution. Prior to law school, Cinquemani assisted low-income litigants at the Legal Aid Society of Orange Count with small claims matters, uncontested divorce and paternity petitions, and the Lawyer Referral Service.
Cinquemani is licensed to practice in California, New York, and Massachusetts and is a member of the Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management. She was selected for inclusion in the Inaugural Edition of “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” in 2021 for medical malpractice.
With 14 nationwide offices serving 17 states, Tyson & Mendes is one of the country’s fastest growing civil defense firms. For more information and to view career opportunities, visit www.tysonmendes.com.
About Tyson & Mendes LLP
Tyson & Mendes LLP is a nationwide, AV-rated litigation firm specializing in insurance defense. Founded in 2002, firm principals and seasoned trial attorneys Robert Tyson and Patrick Mendes have grown the firm to more than 190 attorneys defending corporations, insurance companies, and their clients in civil litigation matters throughout Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin. The firm is most widely recognized for winning the landmark Howell v. Hamilton Meats California Supreme Court case, which forever changed the state’s litigation landscape by significantly impacting the damages a plaintiff may recover. Robert Tyson is also the author of the Amazon Bestseller Nuclear Verdicts™: Defending Justice for All, the first playbook for the defense on how to avoid runaway jury verdicts. For more information, visit www.tysonmendes.com.
Ashley Bendas, J. Walcher Communications