Louis J. Blum

Louis J. Blum: Attorney with Finch, Thornton & Baird, LLP
  • Partner at Finch, Thornton & Baird, LLP (29 Attorneys)
  • La Jolla Commons, 4747 Executive Drive, Suite 700, San Diego, CA 92121
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Louis Blum is a trial-tested litigator and experienced advisor who works with construction project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and insurers to help them achieve their business goals. Manufacturing, technology, development, financial, and professional services businesses have also come to rely on the same practical legal counsel. Mr. Blum emphasizes a proactive approach to dispute avoidance and resolution based on early positioning and negotiation. His trial, arbitration, and appeal experience informs advice, gives credibility to negotiations, and provides leverage and horsepower when needed.

Clients who value problem avoidance know to get Mr. Blum involved early in the process for his common sense and big-picture focus. This approach has made him a trusted advisor and earned the confidence and respect of firm clients. Simply put, what matters most to Louis Blum is “maximizing our clients’ success.”

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Construction Litigation, Mediation, and Arbitration:
  • > Claims and Disputes
  • > Insurance Defense
  • > Local Agency, Municipal, and State Contracts
  • > Federal Procurement and Claims
  • > Project Counsel
  • > Prime Contracts and Subcontracts
  • > Collections
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense and Coverage

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
858-225-7495  Phone
858-737-3100  Phone
858-737-3101  Fax
University Attended:
Washington University, B.A., 1997
Law School Attended:
University of San Diego, J.D., cum laude, 2002
Year of First Admission:
2002, California; 2003, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 2003, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; 2015, U.S. Court of Federal Claims

State Bar of California; San Diego County Bar Association; San Diego County Taxpayers Association (serving the Board of Directors and Executive Committee)

Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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