Foran Glennon Bolsters California Presence with New Offices in San Jose and Sacramento

Foran Glennon is delighted to announce its continued growth in California as well as the expansion of its national platform with the opening of two offices in San Jose and Sacramento. The new offices are anchored by five seasoned partners and one associate, who will expand the firm’s insurance coverage, defense and subrogation services throughout the state.

“We are thrilled to further strengthen our presence in California,” said Tom Orlando, Foran Glennon president. “The opening of the San Jose and Sacramento offices paired with the highly talented attorneys joining us will allow Foran Glennon to better serve our California-based clients, as well as those facing claims or litigation in this market.”

Firm founding shareholder Jim Glennon, who currently serves as managing partner for the Irvine and San Francisco offices, will also oversee operations for the San Jose and Sacramento offices.

The offices bring aboard partners Albert (Terry) Finch, Sharon Hightower, Laura Malkofsky, Von Reyes and Gabriel Ullrich and associate Jonathan Pai. The attorneys will serve clients across the firm’s San Jose, Sacramento and San Francisco offices.

“With roots in Irvine and San Francisco and an outstanding national reputation, it is an honor for us to join Foran Glennon and take the lead in opening these new offices,” said Von Reyes. “We look forward to building upon the firm’s national platform and fostering new, strategic relationships with colleagues and clients.”

Von focuses his practice on construction, casualty defense and insurance coverage. He is skilled at handling matters related to legal malpractice, bad faith matters and error and omissions claims. He also has extensive trial and appellate experience, particularly in the fields of real estate-related litigation and other commercial torts, construction defect cases and commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes.

Terry Finch concentrates his practice in casualty defense, including matters involving products and professional liability. He handles a wide range of complex commercial matters, including construction defect, real estate-related litigation and other commercial torts, personal injury and contractual disputes and has significant experience with copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cases.

Sharon Hightower’s practice is focused on the defense of medical and psychological malpractice, employment litigation, personal injury claims and product liability. An experienced trial attorney, she has a superb record of defense verdicts and has formed a distinguished reputation among colleagues and clients.

Laura Malkofsky is a veteran litigator with diverse experience in complex civil litigation, business and commercial litigation, professional liability, elder care/elder abuse liability, directors and officers’ liability, premises liability, employment litigation and landlord-tenant/habitation defense. She has also defended commercial property owners.

Gabriel Ullrich concentrates his practice in the areas of tort and employment litigation, with an emphasis on professional negligence, transportation, products liability, real estate-related litigation and other commercial torts, premises liability, elder abuse, public entity defense, wrongful termination and employment discrimination.

Jonathan Pai concentrates his practice in casualty defense and is particularly skilled in construction defect, personal injury and healthcare-related cases.

Since 2001, Foran Glennon has represented clients across the globe, offering sophisticated legal services in a cost-effective manner. Deep rooted in the insurance industry, the firm’s solution-focused attorneys represent insurance companies and other businesses in coverage, defense and subrogation matters, as well as in commercial litigation and bankruptcy, insolvency and creditors’ rights.

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