Well acquainted with the courtroom, Mr. Pike has tried in excess of twenty jury trials to verdict. In addition to his trial experience, he has arbitrated well over two hundred first-party uninsured and underinsured motorist cases and disputed medical payment claims.
In representing corporate defendants in product liability and asbestos litigation, Mr. Pike has developed winning defense and litigation strategies for a variety of product manufacturers, contractors, distributors, suppliers, and property owners since the late 1980's. In premises liability litigation, he has successfully litigated cases involving boundary disputes, security guard negligence and defective design claims.
Mr. Pike's work has earned him an AV rating from the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, indicating the highest level of professional competence and legal ethics based on a survey of California attorneys. In addition, for the past four consecutive years he has been named as a Northern California Super Lawyer in Litigation, an honor bestowed upon the top five percent of California attorneys, based on peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review and independent research.
Honors and Awards: "AV" rating with Martindale Hubbell; "Northern California Super Lawyer" San Francisco Magazine (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009).
Publications & Speeches: "Hanif / Nishihama Reductions After Greer v. Buzgheia", Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada Defense Comment (Summer 2007); "Premises Liability Case Preparation and Trial" National Business Institute (2007); "How to Litigate Your First Civil Trial in California" National Business Institute (2001, 2002 and 2008); "Trying the Automobile Injury Case in California" National Business Institute (2001 and 2002);
Civic Activities: Adult Leader Boy, Scouts of America, Piedmont Council. Senior Articles Editor, Williamette University College of Law, Law Review, 1986.
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