Tyson & Mendes Adds Veteran Insurance Defense Partner Susan Mason in San Diego

Tyson & Mendes Adds Veteran Insurance Defense Partner Susan Mason in San Diego

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 working with, and on behalf of, insurance carriers and their insureds, evaluating and trying cases and working toward favorable outcomes for her clients short of trial. She has litigated roughly a thousand civil matters in her career. Her practice focuses on personal injury, product liability, employment, and the defense of nonprofit organizations.

“Sue is an excellent strategic addition to our San Diego office at a time of increasing demand for trial lawyers nationally,” said Strategic Managing Partner Robert Tyson. “Sue’s presence expands our already formidable bench strength in San Diego, throughout California, and in federal district courts, and her experience is a boon to Tyson & Mendes’ mission to be the best insurance defense firm in America.”

Mason served as a partner at Devaney Pate Morris & Cameron in San Diego before joining Tyson & Mendes. Before that, she served as a partner with Brack & Mason for nearly 25 years. She is recognized as a Martindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated™ attorney for the highest level of professional excellence.

Mason obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego, where she received the American Jurisprudence Award in insurance law and graduated cum laude. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in political science from the University of California, San Diego.

Tyson & Mendes is celebrating 20 years of protecting its clients’ interests and delivering justice both inside and outside the courtroom. With 16 nationwide offices serving 18 states, it is one of the fastest growing civil defense firms in the U.S. The firm is proud to offer one of the fastest and clearest paths to partnership of any mid-sized law firm in the U.S.

For more information and to view career opportunities, visit www.tysonmendes.com.


About Tyson & Mendes LLP

Celebrating 20 years of taking back justice for all, 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, Iowa, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, 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. In 2022, the firm launched the Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute, the only trial academy dedicated to teaching defense attorneys how to stop Nuclear Verdicts®. For more information, visit www.tysonmendes.com.


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