In The News


During the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section's Business Litigation Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, Dick Semerdjian moderated the CLE program: Getting Down to Business! Examining Emerging Trends in Business Litigation. What is the Damage? The Evolution of Business Litigation Damages in a Post-Pandemic World. The panel discussed the evlolution of business litigation damages in a post-pandemic world. 


We are proud to announce three of our attorneys have been selected as top outstanding lawyers in San Diego County by Super Lawyers!

  • Partner Dick Semerdjian has been named a 2022 “Top 50” San Diego Attorney in Business Litigation for the third straight year and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2007.
  • Partner John Schena is named a 2022 San Diego Super Lawyer in Business Litigation for the fourth straight year.
  • Partner Kristen Bush is named a Super Lawyer 2022 San Diego Rising Star in Business Litigation for the second straight year. 

The San Diego Super Lawyers selection process involves a multi-phase selection process which includes nominations, independent third-party research, peer evaluations and final selection.

Congratulations, Dick, John and Kristen!


Kristen Bush recently prevailed following a week-long bench trial involving competing breach of contract claims. Kristen successfully defended her general contractor client against claims of nonpayment by one of its subcontractors on multiple public works projects. In addition, the client was awarded damages on its breach of contract claim for having to repair faulty work.