Meet Your Team.

We have an extensive team of highly experienced litigators and problem solvers. When your interests must be defended in the courtroom, you can’t afford to have a lawyer anything other than well-versed in the nuances of litigation. Our attorneys are out trying cases and obtaining results for business clients in high-stakes situations.


We are connected and consistent through leadership in litigation and client relationships.

Michael McLean

Attorney, Managing Shareholder

Michael’s practice focuses on representing individuals and businesses in all civil litigation matters, including wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury.

Davil Vasquez

Attorney, Shareholder

Davil has over 25 years of litigation experience his practice focuses on representing employers, businesses and their insurers in a wide range of legal matters.

Kevin Place

Attorney, Shareholder

Kevin handles a complex defense practice. He has in excess of 25 jury trials, and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Michael Fabrega

Attorney, Shareholder

Michael’s practice is predicated upon efficiency, precision, and attention to detail and encompasses all phases of litigation, from commencement through jury verdict.

Kristin Mathis

Attorney, Shareholder

Kristin focuses on general liability litigation. She specializes in premises liability, retail and hospitality related claims, government entity liability, school district liability, and all matters related to transportation.

Our Talented Team

Tristan Curnow

Trial Attorney

Tristan Curnow is a trial Attorney, whose practice focuses on civil defense, civil subrogation, personal injury, and worker’s compensation matters.

Laura Free

Trial Attorney

Driven by service and results, her practice focuses on high-exposure general liability litigation, with an emphasis on catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, and commercial disputes.

Matthew Lippold

Trial Attorney

Matthew Lippold is a Trial Attorney, whose practice focuses on general civil litigation, including governmental entity defense and the defense of national retailers.

Hany A. Nicola

Special Counsel

Hany’s practice is primarily focused on representing national and international corporations, including catastrophic personal injury, premises and products liability as well as business and contractual matters.

Nathaniel Patterson

Special Counsel

Nathaniel has experience in civil litigation matters for individuals and corporations, from inception all the way through trial, including catastrophic injuries and wrongful death matters.

Christine Luong-Pham

Senior Counsel

Christine has experience in civil litigation, catastrophic personal injury defense, product liability, toxic tort, civil qui tam and extensive experience handling all aspects of litigation claims.

Federico A. Stea

Trial Attorney

Federico is a versatile litigator, whose practice focuses on products liability, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and construction defect matters.

Elizabeth Sutlian-Mardikian

Trial Attorney

Elizabeth has litigated cases in many areas of law, including personal injury, products liability, premises liability, contract disputes, employment law, professional negligence, and insurance arbitration.

Jennifer Nimmo

Paralegal, Office Manager

Jennifer has 17 years of experience, working in various areas of law throughout the years, primarily focused on civil litigation.

Alexis Banfield

Legal Assistant

Stephanie Fay

Legal Assistant

Amber Gates

Legal Assistant

Ellyn Griffie

Mailroom Clerk

Bianca Meneses

A/R Manager

Emily Poole

Mailroom Clerk

Jasmin Whitfield

A/R Assistant