R. Gregory Amundson

R. Gregory Amundson: Attorney with Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP AV stamp icon
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With over 40 years of experience, Greg Amundson’s trial expertise includes the defense of personal injury, commercial liability, product liability, premises liability, professional liability and environmental law. Greg specializes in defending automobile, trucking, bus and construction accident cases. He is typically retained on the eve of trial as an eleventh hour trial attorney within 30 days of trial. Greg often tries cases outside of Southern California in the counties of San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento, Kern, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego, as well as in Clark County, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; and Chicago, Illinois.

Awards & Accomplishments

AV Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, 2005 - Present

Top Defense Verdicts in California in 2015 (Martinez Jr. v County of Ventura), Daily Journal

Trial & Appellate Results

Pinnacle Museum Tower Assn. v. Pinnacle Market Development LLC (2010) 187 Cal.App.4th 24 [Oral Argument before California Supreme Court]

Promenade at Playa Vista Homeowners Association v. Western Pacific Housing (2011) 200 Cal.App.4th 849 [Oral Argument before California Supreme Court]

Hunt v. Long Beach Grand Prix (1994) 25 Cal.App.4th 1195

Hunt Investors v. Extengine (2009) [Second District, Division One, G042176]

Giorgi v. Verdugo Hills (1985) 258Cal. Rptr. 426 [Second District Division 5]

WSHB Trial Update: Ventura Jury Rejects Plaintiff $14.5 Million+ Demand

WSHB Verdict: WSH&B Prevails in Landmark Multi-Home SB 800 Jury Trial

VICTORY: WSH&B Wins a Landmark Construction Defect Case!

WSHB Wins Defense Verdict for Shopping Center Owner Property Manager

California Jury Returns Defense Verdict in Closely Watched Asbestos Trial

Defense Verdict Rendered in Favor of WSHB Client in Lawsuit Arising From Business Transaction

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Appellate
  • Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Construction
  • Environmental
  • Hospitality
  • Medical Malpractice and Healthcare Law
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(949) 757-4503  Phone
University Attended:
University of Redlands, B.A., 1973
Law School Attended:
Loyola Marymount University, J.D., 1978
Year of First Admission:
1978, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1978, California


American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), 2002 - Present

Defense Research Institute (DRI), 2009 - Present

Birth Information:

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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Aliso Viejo, California

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