Recent Law Office Successes
Presented an MCLE entitled The Law Firm’s Guide to Handling Personal Injury Litigation for Association of Legal Professionals in 2021.
Obtained multimillion dollar settlement on behalf of clients who suffered catastrophic injuries in a commercial accident in Oakland, CA.
Efficient, policy-limits victory for victims of life-altering automobile accident in Oakland, California.
Successful negotiation of significantly enhanced severance package on behalf of executive level employee at a major technology company in San Francisco, California.
Successfully resolved major products liability and negligence case on behalf of a commercial airline pilot who suffered major injuries due to the negligence of a repair shop in the Bay Area.
Successfully resolved case on behalf of a nationally recognized media celebrity who was the victim of a complex DUI, hit-and-run accident in wine country.
Resolved hard-fought case on behalf of an African-American professor and her husband, a successful architect, for traumatic injuries sustained while vacationing in wine country.
Nominated as Super Lawyers Rising Star in Personal Injury, Employment and Business Litigation.
Secured policy limits for client in catastrophic cycling accident despite initial police report which assigned 100% liability to client, and which was subsequently reversed after firm’s investigation of case.
Successfully resolved complex case involving catastrophic personal injuries in favor of clients involved in a multi-car accident in Oakland, California.
Resolved high-profile sexual harassment matter on behalf of client involving a five star hotel in California.
Negotiated terms of high-value contract between construction subcontractor, general contractor, and property owner in San Francisco, California.
Successfully resolved catastrophic personal injury case on behalf of internationally recognized athlete at no cost to Plaintiff.
Successfully resolved four high profile employment matters with Fortune 500 companies on behalf of Plaintiffs with co-counsel David A. Wolf.
Successfully negotiated and resolved two significant contract disputes between clients and major American corporations with co-counsel David A. Wolf.
Successfully resolved discrimination case on behalf of Plaintiff with David A. Wolf.
Successfully resolved sexual harassment employment matter with David A. Wolf.
Scott R. Herndon and co-counsel win motion for summary judgment in high-value wrongful death case.
Scott R. Herndon resolves nearly catastrophic personal injury suffered by head of household in preventable accident at big box store in Northern California.
Scott R. Herndon and co-counsel win dismissal in high value kidney cancer personal injury case.
Scott R. Herndon and co-counsel win dismissal for architectural firm and structural engineers in high value construction defect case.
About Scott R. Herndon
Scott R. Herndon is an attorney with experience at one of the nation’s largest law firms, as well as a solid grounding in litigation across many disciplines.
His experience as a lawyer ranges from products liability, including asbestos cases involving mesothelioma and other cancers, to complex personal injury and wrongful death litigation, high-value construction defect matters, criminal law, corporate litigation, and helping start-up companies and young entrepreneurs navigate a complex business landscape.
About Justin Thompson
Justin Thompson, J.D., joined our firm as an associate in 2021. With over fifteen years of experience in sports management, college athletics, and logistics, Justin brings his vast work experience to every case he handles. Justin is interested in representing amateur and professional athletes to ensure that equity prevails.
An alumnus of Morehouse College, Justin holds a Master’s degree from the Allan Bud Selig Sports Law and Business Program at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. As a Presidential Scholar, he earned his J.D. in 2021 from Golden Gate University School of Law. He is currently awaiting his bar results.
Justin’s interests include personal injury, labor, and employment litigation. He is a former standout defensive tackle at Miramonte High School, where in his senior year, the Matadors won the state championship. Once in college, he chose to focus on the business side of athletics and on representing athletes—something that he continues to pursue to this day.
Justin sharpens his legal expertise by staying abreast of cutting-edge legal developments in sports law, personal injury, and labor and employment matters. He is a passionate advocate for his community, which includes amateur and professional athletes. He is dedicated to the advocacy of underserved communities.
Justin is an avid cyclist, sports aficionado, and wine enthusiast who enjoys spending time with his family and friends.
As a nationally recognized law firm based in Berkeley, California, we take pride in representing plaintiffs who have suffered catastrophic personal injuries.
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