Paul Jacobs – Partner
In practice for 38 years, Mr. Jacobs’ legal background includes serving as corporate counsel for Thrifty Corporation in Los Angeles. Thrifty Corporation was the parent company for Thrifty Drug Stores, Payless Drug Stores Big 5 Sporting Goods Crown Books and Trak Auto. Mr. Jacobs also served as Senior Trial Counsel for the distinguished law firm of Haight, Brown & Bonesteel. While at Haight, Brown & Bonesteel Mr. Jacobs represented many high profile clients in lawsuits including the State of California, IBM, Carls Jr., Leviton Manufacturing and the Koll Company. Mr. Jacobs handles cases in state court as well as federal court.
Debra Dodds – Partner
With over 36 years of litigation experience throughout California, Ms. Dodds has extensive experience in defending and prosecuting business lawsuits. She served as a senior litigator for the Los Angeles based law firm of Booth, Mitchel, Strange & Smith (now Booth, Mitchel & Strange) as well as the prestigious national law firm of Sedgwick, LLP. Ms. Dodds handles cases in state court as well as federal court.
Robert Bastone – Senior Associate
Mr. Bastone has been with Jacobs & Dodds for over 10 years. He handles business litigation, construction defect litigation as well as business transactional matters such as the drafting of business purchase agreements, business contracts, employment agreements and employee handbooks. He has represented clients in state and federal courts.