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Robert Kenneth Butterfield Jr

Robert Kenneth Butterfield Jr

also known as Rob Butterfield

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About Me

Robert (Rob) K. Butterfield was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1951. He received his undergraduate degree from Boston University in 1974 and his law degree from the University of San Diego in 1977. He was admitted to practice in California in 1977 and in Connecticut in 1979.


Mr. Butterfield has practiced employee benefit, tax and corporate law since 1977. He is a former president of the Western Pension and Employee Benefits Conference – San Diego Chapter, former member of the Administrative Board of the San Diego City Retirement System (and member of the City’s 2004 Pension Reform Committee 2004) and former member of the San Diego County and California Taxation Sections Governing Bodies.


Mr. Butterfield has been included in “The Best Lawyers in America” (1991-2000, 2005-2011, 2013-2016).


Mr. Butterfield has received an AV® Peer Review rating from the Martindale Hubbell International Law Directory.




Practice Areas


  1. Corporate & Incorporation: 34%
  2. Tax: 33%
  3. Employee Benefits: 33%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Richard Michael Wirtz

    Mr. Butterfield is one of San Diego's premier experts on employee benefits and related tax issues. His experience and knowledge are unmatched.


    Richard Wirtz Trademark Infringement Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Butterfield Schechter LLP

10021 Willow Creek Road
Ste 200
San Diego, CA, 92131

Butterfield Schechter LLP

10021 Willow Creek Rd Ste 200
San Diego, CA, 92131-1603




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
“The Best Lawyers in America”N/A2005
“The Best Lawyers in America”N/A2000
“The Best Lawyers in America”N/A1999
“The Best Lawyers in America”N/A1998
“The Best Lawyers in America”N/A1997
“The Best Lawyers in America”N/A1996
“The Best Lawyers in America”N/A1995
“The Best Lawyers in America”N/A1994
“The Best Lawyers in America”N/A1993
“The Best Lawyers in America”N/A1992
“The Best Lawyers in America”N/A1991
Ethical Standards and Legal AbilityN/AN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyButterfield Schechter LLP1998 - Present
PartnerProcopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP1986 - 1998
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School Of LawN/AN/A1977
Boston UniversityN/AN/A1974