Karin Dougan Vogel is Special Counsel in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's San Diego office. She is the Team Leader for the Appellate Practice Team firm wide.
Areas of Practice
Ms. Vogel is a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law. She has extensive experience in appeals and writs on matters involving all areas of complex business litigation, including business related torts and contract actions, real property disputes, partnership disputes, labor law matters, bankruptcy matters, financial institutions related actions, class action issues, arbitration related issues, and other complex commercial disputes. Ms. Vogel practices both in state and federal appellate courts, in all aspects of the appellate process.
•San Diego Super Lawyer, 2015, 2016
•Best Lawyers in America, 2009-2015
•Southern California Super Lawyer, 2007-2014
•Top 50 San Diego Super Lawyer, 2010-2011
•Lawyers Club of San Diego Community Service Award, 2006
•San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program's Distinguished Service Award for contributing more than 150 hours of legal services to the indigent community, 2002-2003
•Finalist, San Diego Chargers Community Quarterback Award in recognition for her volunteer services, 2004
•State Bar of California Wiley W. Manuel Award, 2002-2005
•Law Clerk for Justice William A. Holohan, Arizona Supreme Court, from 1986 to 1987
•Seeking (or resisting) Supreme Court Review?
Daily Journal, March 3, 2016
•10 Things Appellate Specialists Should Tell Trial Counsel
Corporate Counsel, June 12, 2015
•The Fed/State Difference
California Lawyer, November 2014
•Common Pitfalls of Appellate Practice
Daily Journal, February 27, 2014
•Your Skills: Top 10 Tips to Prepare for Oral Argument
The Recorder, August 2, 2013
•Keeping Your Options Open
California Lawyer, June 2000
•Preserving The Record For Appeal: Top Ten Mistakes
January 10, 2000
•When Can Guarantors Waive Antideficiency Protection?
CEB Real Property Reporter, January 1993
•Sheppard Mullin Team Argues U.S. Supreme Court Trademark Case for Hana Bank
December 3, 2014
•Co-Panelist, MCLE presentation on Standards of Review, presented to the San Diego Bar
•Speaker, MCLE course on Basic Appellate Practice, presented to the Eighth Annual Pacific Union Adventist Attorneys Conference
•Co-Panelist, MCLE presentation in-house on Preserving the Record for Appeal: Top Ten Mistakes