Shaped by Our History
Focused on the Future
As San Diego’s oldest law firm, we consider ourselves to be 80 years new – with a rich history that has helped to define who we are and how we practice, and a continued evolution to meet the changing needs of our clients.
Built on a foundation of loyalty and integrity, we cultivate an environment of teamwork and responsiveness, establishing the trust of our clients and a reputation for excellence. We’re committed to providing hands-on, high-touch and comprehensive representation, regardless of the legal issue.
Core Firm Values
- Our clients’ issues and challenges are made our own.
- We are creative problem solvers committed to our clients’ success.
- We are prepared. We are loyal. We are honest. We are responsive.
- We are professional.
As the legal environment has changed over time, so has our expertise. Over the last eight decades, our firm’s practice areas have evolved to include emerging industries and we’ve developed expertise in areas of law that now have a tremendous impact on business, such as healthcare, technology, and intellectual property.
It is a great source of pride for the firm that our attorneys today are realizing the vision of the firm’s founders, working at the forefront of their respective fields and leading landmark cases in myriad areas of law. In tribute to the hard work and passion of the founders of our firm who set our course, we are continually renewing our commitment to providing unparalleled legal counsel, understanding and responding to changes that impact our clients and their businesses and industries.