San Diego Civil Business Litigation Attorneys

Best-ever video explanation of the ongoing corruption at the California Public Utilities Commission

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Attorney Maria Severson explains in simple terms how your rates were increased by the California Public Utilities Commission without the legally required hearings.  The process required massive fraud and a cover-up of the fraud.  Get the video.

May 24, 2015:San Onofre Deal Concocted in Secret,” front page, above the fold story in San Diego Union Tribune exposes how the bailout of SoCal Edison was secretly masterminded without public hearings or due process.

May 2, 2015: Florio and Peevey’s “shakedown” meeting with Southern California Edison resulted in a $3.3 Billion rate hike for SDG&E and Edison customers.

Commentary Sunday, February 29, 2015: Aguirre & Severson partner, Michael Aguirre explains that the NFL uses “restraint of trade” to armtwist fans and local governments into paying too much. More.

About Aguirre & Severson LLP

Aguirre & Severson LLP fights the injustices facing their clients. The partners are highly experienced trial lawyers who use the most advanced tools of persuasion to convince juries to decide in favor of the firm’s clients. We discourage litigation and try to persuade our clients’ adversaries to compromise whenever we can. We understand the need to use litigation to improve our clients’ bargaining position, because, in the words of Benjamin Franklin, “Necessity never made a good bargain.”

We have won fraud jury trials, civil rights and voting rights cases, environmental cases and public interest cases involving hundreds of millions of dollars. We have recovered for victims of Ponzi schemes, derivatives fraud, breach of contract, unlawful business practices and environmental law violations. Our lawyers have prosecuted cases against organized crime. We have litigated complex franchise and contract disputes. We have exposed fraud in developer transactions and recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients — individually or as part of class action lawsuits. We are currently handling cases against a major national insurance company and against financial institutions who aided the Madoff Ponzi scheme. Our clients have recovered or saved over $100 million.

Our San Diego County Civil Fraud Lawyers Resolve a Wide Range of Legal Issues for Public Entities, Business Owners and Individuals in the U.S. and Around the World

Our diverse team of attorneys has a broad scope of legal experience and a long list of successful outcomes in litigation involving business disputes, banking, employment law issues, credit derivatives, credit default swaps, interest rate swaps, securities, public entities, and labor and pension, including issues related to the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Our multinational law firm uses mediation, negotiation and litigation to resolve complex cases for a wide range of plaintiffs, public entities and companies.

Please contact us, so we can arrange a private meeting for you with one of our San Diego civil business litigation lawyers, at no cost or obligation. During this appointment, you will have an opportunity to discuss your circumstances and learn about your legal rights and the options available to you.

For your convenience, we accept evening and weekend appointments.

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