With 33 lawyers and 15 practice groups Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP is the largest... more
With 33 lawyers and 15 practice groups Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP is the largest law firm in the Tri-County region. I represent businesses and individuals in a broad range of matters, with a focus on complex real estate, land use, and construction litigation and appeals.
Jill L. Friedman graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1984... more
Jill L. Friedman graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and was a Chancellor’s Scholar. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1987. Ms. Friedman has served as President of Women Lawyers of Ventura County, Ventura County Barristers and Santa Barbara Women Lawyers. She ... view profile
I have been a highly successful trial lawyer for 30 years, with extensive experience... more
I have been a highly successful trial lawyer for 30 years, with extensive experience in many different areas. My primary focus, however, is civil and business litigation. MY CLIENTS I have represented hundreds of businesses and individuals in matters ranging from simple contract or business disputes, to matters as complex as patent and antritrust litigation, and everything in betw... view profile
Mr. Taketa has over 25 years of experience successfully representing clients in... more
Mr. Taketa has over 25 years of experience successfully representing clients in business litigation, with a specialty in labor and employment matters in both federal and state courts. Mr. Taketa's current clients include Verizon and Delta Dental. Prior to founding Sullivan Taketa LLP, Mr. Taketa served as corporate litigation counsel in the GTE Legal Department, handling general corporate ... view profile
Mr. Abel is rated AV Preeminent, the highest and most prestigious rating awarded by... more
Mr. Abel is rated AV Preeminent, the highest and most prestigious rating awarded by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a skilled and successful litigator with 32 years of experience handling substantial civil rights and employment cases, serious personal injury cases, and a broad range of business matters. Mr. Abel has successfully prosecuted and defended more than 500 bench and jury trials, arbit... view profile
Business and employment clients appreciate my honest assessment of a litigation... more
Business and employment clients appreciate my honest assessment of a litigation strategy that will give the best return on investment. When I am not in court or researching and writing motions, I teach at California State University, Channel Islands in the Martin V. Smith School of Business. My courses this year are: Business Law and Biotechnology Law. If you are considering litig... view profile
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