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Jeffrey Patrick Lendrum

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Jeffrey P. Lendrum, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the firm, has devoted the past 27 years representing individuals and businesses in lawsuits involving claims of securities fraud, real estate fraud, unlawful employment practices, deceptive advertising and product liability, with an emphasis on complex consumer and class actions in State and Federal Courts. 

In recognition of his achievements, since 2001, Mr. Lendrum has held the distinguished AV® Preeminent-rating by Martindale-Hubble® Rating System. This rating is reserved for those attorneys demonstrating the highest possible legal ability and ethical standards. 

Mr. Lendrum has also been selected as a Preferred Recommended Securities Litigation Attorney by the author of How To Recover Stock Market Losses. This designation is reserved for attorneys selected as “the best and most highly qualified in the industry.”

During his career, Mr. Lendrum has been instrumental in achieving recoveries exceeding $100 million on behalf of his clients. In 1997, Mr. Lendrum was featured by the San Diego Daily Transcript in San Diego’s Largest Awards. 

Mr. Lendrum’s cases have frequently been the subject of feature stories by The New York Times, San Diego Union Tribune, San Diego Daily Transcript, Fox News and KUSI News.

Specialties: Individual and Class Action Business Litigation, Fraud Litigation, Consumer Litigation, Employment Litigation, Securities Litigation and Investment Litigation in State and Federal Courts throughout the continental United States.


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Practice areas


  1. Investment Fraud: 60%
    28 years, 100 cases
  2. Real Estate: 20%
  3. Wrongful Termination: 10%
    28 years, 20 cases
  4. Class Action: 10%
    27 years, 15 cases



Hourly ($385-435/hour), contingent (30-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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120 Birmingham Dr., Suite 240E
Cardiff, CA, 92007


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyers in San Diego -SecuritiesSan Diego Magazine2016
Legal Leaders Top Rated Lawyers, LitigationAmerican Lawyer Media2016
Southern California Top Rated LawyersLos Angeles Times2015
Top Lawyers In San DiegoSan Diego Magazine2015
Lead Counsel Rated - Securities LawLead Counsel2014
Southern California Top Rated LawyersLos Angeles Times2014
Top Securities Fraud AttorneySan Diego Magazine2014
Top Lawyers In San DiegoSan Diego Magazine2013
A+ Accredited Business RatingBetter Business Bureau Business2013
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubble2013
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent For Ten YearsMartindale-Hubble®2011
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubble®2010
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubble2009
Preferred Recommended Securities Litigation AttorneyAuthor of How To Recover Stock Market Losses2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President, ShareholderLendrum Law Firm, A.P.C.2000 - Present
Trial AttorneySan Diego District Attorney's Office1993 - 1993
PartnerPost, Kirby, Noonan & Sweat, LLP1988 - 2000
Judicial ExternUnited States District Court, Eastern District of California1987 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A1988 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Public Investors Arbitration Bar AssociationMemberN/A
California Association of RealtorsMemberN/A
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoMemberN/A
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeRanch Club MemberN/A
San Diego Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Blatt v. Merril Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith., 916 F. Supp. 1343 (D.N.J. 1996)N/A
In Re Tobacco II, 47 Cal. Rptr. 3d. 917 (2006)N/A
In Re Tobacco II, 46 Cal. 4th 298 (2009)N/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Real Estate Negotiation InstituteN/ACertified Negotiation Expert (CNE)2013
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
California State University, California Polytechnic State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Monthly MeetingThe Proactive Investor - Practical Tips On Protecting Your Rights2005