Tyson & Mendes Announces its 2022 Partner Promotions Adds Five New Partners, Bringing Total Partnership to 47

Tyson & Mendes Announces its 2022 Partner Promotions Adds Five New Partners, Bringing Total Partnership to 47



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, Christopher Schon, and Mark Shanberg.

“We are excited to welcome this highly accomplished group of lawyers to our partnership,” said Strategic Managing Partner Robert Tyson.  “Our newest partners have each shown the utmost dedication to our clients, colleagues, and firm, producing exceptional results worthy of this promotion.  We look forward to their continued invaluable contributions as Tyson & Mendes partners.”

    • Haldon Greenburg joined Tyson & Mendes in 2017 and is based in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office.  His practice focuses on the representation of individuals, businesses, and insurance carriers in matters involving claims of personal injury, construction defects, premises liability, wrongful death, first party property claims, and contract-related issues.  Greenburg has extensive litigation and trial experience and frequently negotiates complex multi-party litigation claims to favorable results for his clients.  He earned his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law.


    • Christopher Schon is based in the firm’s San Diego headquarters and specializes in high exposure, catastrophic personal injury and general liability defense.  He also assists privately held businesses in state regulatory and compliance matters.  Schon has prepared and argued numerous trial and pre-trial motions that disposed of causes of action and resulted in significantly reduced exposure against his clients.  His jury trial experience includes a defense verdict and jury verdicts substantially below plaintiffs’ settlement demands prior to trial. Schon earned his Juris Doctor from Western State College of Law.


  • Mark Shanberg is a seasoned litigation attorney in the firm’s Chicago office.  Entering his 30th year of practice, Shanberg has successfully defended clients in high exposure and catastrophic personal injury cases involving medical liability, construction liability, product liability, trucking and transportation liability and premises liability.  He has deposed more than one hundred fifty liability and damages witnesses.  He has first-chair trial experience, served as lead counsel in more than one hundred mandatory arbitrations, and has successfully helped clients navigate voluntary mediations.  He earned his Juris Doctor in 1992 from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, formally known as the John Marshall Law School.

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.  For more information, visit www.tysonmendes.com.

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