John Edward Dittoe

Jack has concentrated on litigation and trial work in a variety of areas, including product liability, environmental, health care, insurance and commercial disputes. He has had numerous trials involving personal injury and business dispute claims.

He has represented numerous companies facing product liability suits, including manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, motor vehicles, auto parts, truck lift gates, scissorlifts and various consumer products. Jack has also handled a variety of environmental related matters, including toxic tort claims that have involved claims of exposure to asbestos, lead, tobacco smoke, polyurethane, radiation, etc., and he has spent substantial time litigating and counseling on Prop 65 matters. He has represented numerous companies in a variety of business and commercial disputes involving claims of business interference, breach of contract, violations of California Business & Professions Code Section 17200 and the Unfair Trade Practices Act, fraud, antitrust, as well as claims of bad faith against insurance companies and matters involving insurance coverage. Lastly, Jack has devoted substantial time to counseling health care entities, including hospitals, medical staffs and physicians, and representing them in a variety of litigation matters directed against them.

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Areas of Practice 1) Environmental Law, 2) Health Care, 3) Commercial Litigation and Disputes, 4) Product Liability, 5) Mass Tort, 6) Mechanical Product Liability, 7) Life Sciences Health Industry GroupGlobal Regulatory Enforcement and 8) Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Law School University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1979, J.D.
Education University of California, Berkeley, 1976, B.S.
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Reed Smith LLP
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