Professional Liability

Keesal, Young & Logan has extensive experience representing a wide range of licensed professionals facing high-stakes, reputation-impacting claims in federal and state court and in arbitration proceedings.  These claims typically include allegations of professional negligence, breaches of fiduciary duty, breaches of trust, conflicts of interest and fraudulent conduct against professionals such as:

  • Lawyers (in private practice as well as in-house counsel)
  • Securities professionals (FINRA-registered financial advisors, supervisors and senior executives; SEC-registered investment advisors; state-registered investment advisors; etc.)
  • Engineers
  • Real estate brokers
  • Mortgage bankers and brokers
  • Insurance brokers
  • Architects

Keesal, Young & Logan’s clients are individual professionals and their firms, as well as partnerships and publicly-traded corporations.  Keesal, Young & Logan takes pride in having represented some of the most highly respected professionals in the business world in actions that have been filed throughout the United States.  Keesal, Young & Logan has tried or arbitrated to successful conclusion thousands of cases for the licensed professionals that it has represented over the past four decades.  It has also eliminated exposure to its professional clients by its thorough and thoughtful motions practice and its zealous appellate advocacy (a recent example of which can be found at Rikuo Kotsu Co., Ltd. v. Carlsmith Ball, LLP, 2013 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 6757 (Sept. 23, 2013)).

Keesal, Young & Logan recognizes that professionals have a heightened interest in protecting their hard-earned professional reputations and that such professionals need experienced advocates who inspire confidence so that the professionals can themselves continue to be active and productive in their professions without being overwhelmed by distracting litigation.  Keesal, Young & Logan has a proven record of aggressively protecting its professional clients’ rights and reputations in a courteous and professional manner that is appreciated by clients, judges and arbitrators.  Keesal, Young & Logan welcomes the opportunity to discuss with prospective clients its experience and approach to successfully defending claims against professionals.

For additional information, please contact:

Long Beach

Scott T. Pratt

(562) 436-2000

San Francisco

Ben Suter

(415) 398-6000

Seattle

Philip R. Lempriere

(206) 622-3790

Anchorage

Herbert H. Ray Jr.

(907) 279-9696