Jeremy D. Cloyd

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  • Partner at Altair Law
  • 465 California Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104
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Jeremy Cloyd is a Partner and Trial Attorney at Altair Law, LLP in San Francisco, which focuses on serious injury cases. In 2011, Mr. Cloyd was named a finalist for the Trial Lawyer of the Year award by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association for his work as co-trial counsel in the case of Travis v. Bison Builders, Inc., which resulted in the largest injury verdict in Marin County history. He was a finalist again in 2015 as co-trial counsel in the case of Le Moullac v. Daylight Foods, Inc. a disputed liability case involving the tragic death of a San Francisco bicyclist. He has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine every year since 2009 – an honor given to no more than 2.5% of California lawyers.Mr. Cloyd has extensive trial experience having obtained successful trial verdicts in both state and federal court. He prepares all cases for trial, which has resulted in countless, favorable, pre-trial settlements. Mr. Cloyd has experience representing victims of construction site negligence, excessive force by law enforcement, racetrack negligence, on-the-job injuries, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, propane explosions, auto accidents, dog bites, dangerous premises, wrongful death and amputations.During law school, Mr. Cloyd interned with the California Department of Insurance. Mr. Cloyd is admitted to practice in all of the courts of the State of California and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California.Presentations • CAOC Hawaii Seminar, “House of Cards: Scaffolding, Formworks, and Other Temporary Construction Failures,” Speaker, December 2015• SFTLA, “Dissecting the Openings and Closings of the Masters,” Speaker, May 2015• SFTLA Tahoe Ski and CLE Seminar, “Boom! Goes the Negligent Gas Service Job,” Speaker, January 2015• SFTLA Tahoe Retreat MCLE Event, “Sanctions” Speaker, February 2013• SFTLA Tahoe Retreat MCLE Event, “How to Claim Post Judgment Interest” Speaker, January 2012Publications • Beating Comparative Fault in the Trial of a Bicycle Case: Le Moullac v. Daylight Foods , 2015• Walk Like It’s Safe “They were not paying attention.” Using CACI 411 and a pedestrian’s reasonable expectation of safety , 2014• “Fair” Warning: How to Traverse a Products Liability Pitfall , 2013• Parental Liability – Bad Parenting Doesn’t Always Equal Tort Liability , 2013• My Dog Ate Your Evidence: Shifting the Burden of Proof in Premises-Liability Cases , 2012• Limiting Defendant to a Single New Trial Motion, 2011 Honors and Awards • Highest Settlement Award in LRIS History• Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List, 2009 - 2015• LRIS Panel Member Award, BASF, 2012• San Francisco Trial Lawyers, Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2011• Largest Injury Verdict in Marin County History, 2010

Areas of Practice (59)

  • Civil Practice
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Civil Rights Section 1983
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction Safety
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrical Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Neurolaw
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Power Line Contact Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Subway Accidents
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • Tourist Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Whiplash
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Inadequate Security
  • Negligent Security
  • Products Liability
  • Elevator Liability
  • Gas Explosions
  • Product Defects
  • Product Failure
  • Product Safety
  • Torts
  • Civil Liability
  • Intentional Torts
  • Mass Torts
  • Tort Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(415) 988-9828  Phone
(415) 988-9815  Fax
University Attended:
University of California, Los Angeles, Major: English Literature, 2002
Law School Attended:
University of California, Hastings, 2005
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 2005, California
American Association for Justice, Member
Bar Association of San Francisco, Member
Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Member
Birth Information:
Reported Cases:
Diepenbrock v. Brown (2012) 208 Cal. App. 4th 743.

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4.8/5.0 (19 reviews)
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