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Jesse F. Ruiz

Born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, on May 21, 1952, Mr. Ruiz received his undergraduate education at the University of California at Berkeley (A.B., 1974) and his legal education at Stanford Law School (J.D., 1977).

Mr. Ruiz is a Fellow in the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates with more than thirty-five years of experience as a trial lawyer.

In December of 1999, Mr. Ruiz was elected President of the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and the Santa Clara County Bar Association.

Mr. Ruiz was selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Bet-the-Company and Commercial Litigation, and has been listed in Super Lawyers, Northern California continuously since 2005.

Mr. Ruiz’ published decision include: American Cargo Express, Inc. v The Superior Court of Sacramento (10, 13, 2017) Third Appellate District; Estate of Andy Lopez v Erick Gelhaus and County of Sonoma [9th Cir. 9/22/2017] C.C. No. 4:13-cv-05124; Vogel v. Felice (2005) 127 CA4th 1006; Nicholson v. Fazeli (2003) 113 CA4th 1091; Hinshaw, Winkler, Draa, Marsh & Still v. Superior Court (1996) 51 CA4th 233; McCubbrey v. Veninga(9th Cir., 1994) 39 F.3d 1054; Drew v. Drake (1980) 110 CA3d 555 and; Jamison v. Lindsay (1980) 108 CA3d 223.

Title: Partner

Admitted to Practice:  California

Practice Groups: Commercial Litigation, Labor & Employment, Products Liability, Professional Liability, Public Entity

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