Located in the financial district, Shook San Francisco reflects the vibrant diversity of its home city, while also retaining the culture of its proud Midwestern roots. Our San Francisco attorneys have been achieving favorable results for clients inside and outside the courtroom since 1998.
The office’s attorneys represent companies in diverse industries, including consumer goods manufacturers, food and beverage companies, automobile manufacturers, fuel retailers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and tobacco companies; clients include The Cola-Cola Company, Pfizer, Ford Motor Company, Union Pacific Railroad, Starbucks and Altria. The attorneys in the office handle work in the areas of products liability, business litigation and counseling, class actions, intellectual property and employment litigation and counseling.
Over the past decade, the San Francisco office has handled over 800 product liability cases in California courts alone. Shook San Francisco is locally and nationally recognized for its success at defending corporations against product liability lawsuits, including class actions.
Representing clients at every stage of litigation, our attorneys are adept at reaching beneficial resolutions well before trial. We also have an impressive track record of obtaining favorable jury verdicts in extremely challenging trials, including a trial when the only issue given to the jury for consideration was what amount of punitive damages to award. Shook San Francisco verdicts have been featured multiple times by the National Law Journal, on their “top 10 defense verdicts in California” and “top 20 defense verdicts in the nation” lists.
Our commitment to excellence has been independently recognized by California Daily Journal, Best Lawyers, Human Resource Executive Magazine, Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation and Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
Shook San Francisco attorneys strive to make a real difference in the Bay Area by providing hundreds of hours of pro bono representation. Our attorneys actively participate in the Bar Association of San Francisco's Housing Negotiation Project, providing settlement negotiation and representation assistance to individuals facing homelessness through eviction proceedings. In addition, our attorneys participate in the Ninth Circuit Pro Bono Program, and the Eastern District of California pro bono panel. Through these programs, Shook lawyers have provided pro bono trial and appellate assistance to individuals in need.