represents individuals and businesses in commercial litigation, with a focus on general commercial litigation, legal malpractice, professional liability, and real estate disputes. He also has experience in the areas of internal corporate investigations, white-collar criminal defense, regulatory compliance, products liability, and government contract disputes. Mr. Fields has represented clients in complex commercial litigation disputes in both state and federal courts. For the 2014 and 2015 calendar years, Mr. Fields served as Co-Chair of the Firm-wide Associates Committee.
During law school, Mr. Fields served as a judicial extern to the Hon. Robert L. Dondero, Then-Presiding Judge - Civil Division, Superior Court of California, City and County of San Francisco.
Mr. Fields is a 2008 magna cum laude graduate of University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, and a 2005 summa cum laude graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Panelist, Trial Skills, Duane Morris Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 2013
•Panelist, Secrets of Success for Associates, Duane Morris Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 2015
Civic and Charitable Activities
•National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association and United States Soccer Federation
- Referee, NCAA and other soccer matches throughout California, 2001 to present
•American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO)
- Volunteer Referee and Referee Mentor, 1998 to present
•Author, Identifying and Defending Malpractice Cases Almost Certainly Destined for Trial, ABA/BNA Lawyers' Manual on Professional Conduct, September 24, 2014
•Co-author, Five Ways to Invite (and Avoid) a Malpractice Lawsuit, The Recorder, August 1, 2013
•Co-author, Gunn v. Minton: The End of Legal-Malpractice Actions in Federal Court? American Bar Association Section of Litigation-Professional Liability, May 13, 2013