Johnson Fistel Welcomes New Associate Chase M. Stern

Johnson Fistel Welcomes New Associate Chase M. Stern

“I am excited that Chase accepted our offer to join the Johnson Fistel team. He is a prodigious lawyer who brings not only a strong litigation background but also trial experience that will help our clients’ needs,” said Frank Johnson, Johnson Fistel’s managing partner.
Mr. Stern focuses his practice on complex business litigation representing both plaintiffs and defendants. In recent years, he prevailed in a three week jury trial that included a claim for fraud resulting in an award of compensatory and punitive damages for a corporate client. Mr. Stern has also litigated numerous class actions in state and federal courts throughout California and has helped recover millions of dollars for injured consumers and employees. Mr. Stern is an active member of the San Diego County Bar Association and Consumer Attorneys of San Diego.
Mr. Stern earned his Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law and Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises from Syracuse University.
Prior to joining Johnson Fistel, Mr. Stern worked at a boutique civil litigation firm in San Diego where his practice focused on complex business and class action litigation, business tort and contract matters, insurance bad faith disputes, and employment matters. Mr. Stern successfully secured multi-million dollar settlements from some of the nation’s largest healthcare providers for their intentional concealment of the risks of injury associated with use of medical rehabilitation devices and services as well as from California employers for their systematic underpayment of employee wages.