Betty J. Santohigashi is a special counsel in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's San Diego (Del Mar) office. In 2005, she founded the E-Discovery Team firm wide.
Areas of Practice
Ms. Santohigashi has represented plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of business litigation matters in federal and state court, including contract disputes, unfair competition, fraud and other business torts, trademark infringement, commercial code litigation, and class actions. Her clients have included such well known companies as Northwestern Bell Phones, Lucent Technologies, U.S. West, Newcourt, C.I.T., Beneficial Mortgage, Dell Financial Services, Nextel, and AT&T Capital Corporation.
Ms. Santohigashi has over 19 years experience in Sheppard Mullin's Business Trial Practice Group in the areas of construction, real estate, intellectual property, professional liability, class action (plaintiff and defense), telecommunications and accounting.
•Community Service Award, San Diego County Bar Association, 1996, 1998
•Recipient, Distinguished Service Award by the San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program, 1995
•San Diego Super Lawyer, 2011