Lawyers of Distinction wishes to welcome Evan Gould, Esq., of San Diego, California. Mr. Gould graduated from San Diego State University in 1984 and California Western School of Law in 1987. While at California Western, Mr. Gould served as a Staff Writer and Notes and Comments Editor for the California Western Law Review and International Law Journal. Mr. Gould was also active in the California Western Moot Court Competition and mentoring programs. He continues to offer his time to mentor those pursuing the legal field.
Mr. Gould represents both plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation matters with an emphasis in serious personal injury matters, employment litigation, elder abuse and injury claims, and financial negligence and fraud cases. He is also experienced in a variety of civil litigation matters including child injuries, products liability, contracts, construction, defamation, insurance coverage and bad faith. Mr. Gould also has experience in matters involving professional malpractice including claims against doctors, hospitals, dentists, financial advisors, design professionals, accountants as well as other lawyers.
He also serves as both a private Mediator and Arbitrator. Mr. Gould is currently on the approved panel of mediators and arbitrators of the San Diego Superior Court. Mr. Gould serves as a Mediator for the Keybridge Foundation, a mediation provider to the U.S. Department of Justice in cases involving alleged violations of the A.D.A. Mr. Gould is also a Arbitrator and Mediator with FINRA, (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, formerly N.A.S.D.) the largest independent regulator of securities firms in the United States. Mr. Gould’s wide range of experience lends itself well to serving as a neutral in a wide range of disputes. Mr. Gould enjoys a very high success rate in matters brought before him as a neutral. He has been able to bring closure to litigants or disputing parties in over 80% of the cases in which he has served as a neutral.
Mr. Gould has also advised a wide range of business clients on day-to-day issues unique to the running of their business and helping to insure compliance with industry-specific laws. Mr. Gould’s has represented clients from industries including food and beverage, hospitality, entertainment, construction, health care, media and communications, real estate, product development, technology, and the legal field to name a few. Mr. Gould has assisted his business clients with matters of business development, business formation, contract preparation, collections, employer-employee issues, the development and implementation of policies and procedures, as well as their litigation needs.
Again, congratulations Mr. Gould on becoming a Member of Lawyers of Distinction!