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Attorney Profile: Q&A with Reed F. Baker
Where were you born?  In beautiful Naples, Florida. What drew you into the legal field?  When I was a young boy I used to sit in my father’s courtroom and watch trials. I knew I wanted to (eventually) join the legal field after watching a particularly talented lawyer perform a surgical cross-examination and instantly change the jury’s mind. What did you do prior to graduating law school?  I played professional basketball abroad for three years after undergrad. Following that, I started a youth basketball program that put on camps and clinics for kids in Southwest Florida as wells as parts
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Johnson Fistel Welcomes New Attorney John J. O'Brien
Johnson Fistel is pleased to announce the addition of attorney John J. O’Brien to its San Diego office.  Mr. O’Brien brings over a decade of trial experience in complex commercial litigation matters including business fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, and real estate fraud litigation. Prior to joining Johnson Fistel, Mr. O’Brien successfully operated his own private law practice for more than 10 years, representing individuals and businesses harmed by the wrongful and fraudulent conduct of others.  With his aggressive, trustworthy, and creative approach to litigation, Mr. O’Brien’s clients prevailed in several
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Johnson Fistel Secures Another Significant Victory on Behalf of City of Roswell First Responders
On May 4, 2020, Johnson Fistel secured another important victory for City of Roswell firefighters when the Supreme Court of Georgia denied the City’s petition for certiorari requesting certiorari review of the Court of Appeals’ unanimous 15-page decision affirming the class certification order issued by Judge Tusan of the Superior Court of Fulton County.  All Supreme Court Justices concurred, except Justice Carla W. McMillian who was disqualified because she authored the Court of Appeals’ decision below. In Judge Tusan’s class certification order, she certified a class of up to 147 City of Roswell firefighters who were working full-time hours, but
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