- Jan. 1, 2015
-- In making this change, the firm is pleased to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of Robert Knaier, who has been a partner since January 1, 2014. Knaier is a summa cum laude
graduate of the University of California, San Diego; a magna cum laude
graduate of Cornell Law School; a former clerk for Judge Richard C. Wesley of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; and is licensed to practice in California and New York. He has practiced civil litigation in San Diego for over a decade, and his experience includes, among other things, complex business and commercial matters, personal injury and mass tort cases, and appeals in state and federal court. In addition, Knaier is actively involved in the San Diego legal community. He is the Chair of the San Diego County Bar Association’
s Lawyer Referral & Information Service Committee, is on the Board of Governors of the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and is a Barrister in the William B. Enright American Inn of Court.
Knaier is “honored and humbled” to have his name appear “alongside those of such talented and highly-regarded lawyers as Ed Chapin and Ken Fitzgerald,”
and he looks forward to continuing to provide quality legal services with them and the rest of the team at Chapin Fitzgerald Knaier LLP. “I am delighted to be partners with Bob. A consummate professional, Bob is smart, civil, and tenacious. Working with him makes coming to the office each day enjoyable,” said Chapin. According to Fitzgerald, “Bob is a lawyer’s lawyer, with a rare combination of scholarly intellect, practical problem-solving ability, and street-smarts. He is a deeply ethical, honest advocate, and we are proud to be associated with him. Adding his name to the masthead is an honor for us.”
Chapin Fitzgerald Knaier LLP is a trial-oriented boutique litigation firm that represents plaintiffs and defendants in business disputes, intellectual property litigation, employment cases, and contract, consumer law, and personal injury matters. For more information, go to www.cfktriallawyers.com.