Sandler, Lasry, Laube, Byer & Valdez LLP is a partnership of well-established civil trial attorneys with vast experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including jury and court trials and arbitrations. Jim Sandler, Lynne Lasry, Tom Laube, Jeff Byer and Richard Valdez share an outstanding reputation in the Southern California legal community for the quality of their legal representation, as well as for professional integrity and ethics. They represent both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad variety of disputes, including and involving complex business, corporate, partnership and real estate problems, construction issues for public and private entities, condemnation, product liability, personal injury, disability rights, banking, employment and professional negligence.

The firm’s attorneys have received numerous awards and accolades since its founding in 2000. SuperLawyers® named the firm the Top Small Litigation Firm in the State of California for three consecutive years and has again placed all of the firm’s partners on its most recent (2020) list of outstanding San Diego lawyers.

The firm services an extensive client base – representing large public and private entities as well as smaller businesses and individuals. Often, the firm has been retained by large law firms seeking local counsel in San Diego or California-based matters. Ultimately, the firm’s objective – regardless of the client or the size or complexity of the dispute – is to achieve a cost-effective result that is in the absolute best interest of the client.