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  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Defective Products: 20%
  3. Environmental: 20%
  4. Employment: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
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  • Michel Jamchid Rouhani

    As a Santa Clara County, California, litigator, I had the pleasure and privilege of working with Sam Phillips on a complicated allegedly tort case. Sam displayed competence and ethics in the defense of the case. I recommend him for any assignment within his field of practice.


    Michel Rouhani Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Benjamin Prescott Tryk

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Borton Petrini, LLP

95 South Market ST. #400
San Jose, CA, 95113


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Student Alumni Service AwardUniversity of San Francisco1982
Alpha Sigma NuUniversity of San Francisco1982
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBorton Petrini & Conron1993 - Present
AssociateBorton Petrini & Conron1990 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationJudiciary committte.2006 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
Ralph M. BrownMemberN/A
William A. IngramMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Etcheverry v. Tri- Ag.Summary Judgement granted
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Publication nameTitleDate
California Defense Magazine“Should Parents Be Liable for the Intentional Acts of Their Children,”1999
California Defense Magazine“The Empty Chair Defense,”1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Francisco School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of San FranciscoN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1982