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Attorney Information

Locations
2440 West Shaw, Ste. 101
Fresno, CA  93711
T: 559.449.2600
F: 559.449.2603

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Practice Groups
Construction
Toxic Torts


Admitted to Practice
– California
– Disctrict of Columbia
– Washington
– U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Education
J.D., San Joaquin College of Law
M.S. Sc., Syracuse University
B.S., California State University, Fresno

Presentations and Articles
– Recent Developments in Construction Defect Claims and Proving Causation From Mold Exposure in California (Lorman Education Services, Continuing Education for the State Bar of California)
– California Construction Defect and Mold Litigation (National Business Institute, Continuing Education for the State Bar of California)

BRETT RUNYON, Partner

Brett is a partner in the Fresno office and is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He has over 28 years of civil litigation experience in both State and Federal court representing both plaintiffs and defendants in all types of matters including mass tort actions, complex industrial fire cases, environmental and industrial contamination cases, inverse condemnation claims and catastrophic loss, and construction defect. Brett has achieved successful results for his claims, including verdicts in mass actions involving thousands of plaintiffs and large corporate and governmental entities.

Brett also actively serves as a private mediator in complex civil cases throughout the state and has successfully assisted parties in resolving difficult disputes. Brett is a frequent presenter and guest speaker statewide at conferences and for Fortune 500 companies on topics that include complex torts and construction matters.

Brett is a member of the Fresno County Bar Association; Santa Clara County Bar Association; Northern California Association Defense Counsel and Southern California Association of Defense Counsel.

Brett and Elaine both grew up and continue to reside in Fresno, and are both active volunteers for various local fundraisers. They are avid outdoor enthusiasts and participate in competitive running events, hiking, and cycling.

Brett is also an adjunct professor at Fresno Pacific University.