Lane Hilton is part of the Transportation Litigation Group. As an associate attorney, Ms. Hilton analyzes and develops complex litigation strategies, conducts extensive fact investigations, drafts dispositive motions, takes depositions, assists clients in all stages of litigation from case inception through settlement, analyzes cases of first impression, and interprets newly passed laws and regulations.
Ms. Hilton is experienced in defending complex civil cases, including representing some of the largest developers and general contractors in San Diego and on the West Coast. She also has experience litigating personal injury, products liability negligence, battery, and other tort actions. She is licensed to practice in both state and federal courts.
Ms. Hilton earned her law degree from California Western School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Northern Arizona University. While in law school, Ms. Hilton worked at the San Diego County Public Defender’s office where she second-chaired a misdemeanor trial, assisted with a first-degree murder trial, and regularly represented indigent clients in all aspects of their cases. Additionally, at California Western School of Law Ms. Hilton earned an Academic Achievement Award in Advanced Negotiation, received both Distinguished Advocate and Distinguished Student Awards, completed on the Mock Trial Team, was part of the Pro Bono Honors Society, and served as president for the Phi Alpha Delta Law Society and the Student Bar Association.