Direct Dial: (510) 835-6821
Facsimile: (510) 835-6666
J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law, 1981
B.A., New York University
Licensed to Practice in
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Richard Finn is a trial attorney who practices in the areas of environmental, business and commercial, construction and transaction law. He has extensive trial experience in state and federal courts including matters that have tried to verdict in California and Nevada. Mr. Finn is regularly retained to handle litigation in jurisdictions outside of California. As a consequence of Mr. Finn's diverse body of work, he has developed facility in numerous scientific fields relevant to the issues of medical legal causation.
Practice is generally comprised of complex litigation matters usually involving catastrophic personal injury claims;
Practice involves representation of a spectrum of clients including
manufacturers, distributors and retailers in "toxic tort" personal injury lawsuits;
Manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in an array of products liability claims including those of bodily injury, property damage, trespass, nuisance and soil contamination.
Business entities in complex commercial litigation involving unfair trade practices (Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code 17200), business interruption, breach of contract, defamation and invasion of privacy lawsuits;
Motor carriers in lawsuits alleging product liability, property damage, personal injury, wrongful death and cargo losses;
Large and small businesses in environmental compliance, Proposition 65 warnings and enforcement litigation;
Risk managers and corporate counsel regarding emergency response, alternative dispute resolution, pre-litigation investigations and litigation management.
Developers, general contractors and subcontractors in construction defect lawsuits including delay claims;
Business entities in intellectual property matters including trade disparagement and copy infringement.
Defense Research Institute
Listed as a 2010 and 2011 "Super Lawyer"
Named in the 2012 "Super Lawyers" Business Edition in the Construction,
Real Estate and Environmental sections
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