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Regina Petty Selected For Inclusion in Daily Transcript's Top Attorneys 2015


SAN DIEGO, CA (August 11, 2015) – Based on feedback from more than 12,000 San Diegans, Fisher Phillips is pleased to announce Regina Petty was nominated for inclusion in The Daily Transcript’s list of Top Attorneys for 2015. Petty, partner at the San Diego office, was nominated within the labor and employment law category.

The Daily Transcript’sTop Attorneys rates exceptional lawyers from 15 pre-selected practice areas. San Diego lawyers took part in a peer voting process to determine the best lawyers in private, corporate, academic and government practice in San Diego County in key categories, rating peers with whom they had professional experience. The final published list recognizes the top 10 attorneys in each of the 15 categories, selected based on the number of peer votes received.

Petty, who is based in San Diego, advises employers and public agency boards locally and in Los Angeles. She has experience litigating matters in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels.

Petty successfully argued Jones v. The Lodge at Torrey Pines Partnership in 2008 before the California Supreme Court, a case noted on Bender’s California Labor & Employment Bulletin’s top ten list of most significant cases and trends for the Fair Employment and Housing Act’s 15th anniversary.

She has been named one of the Los Angeles Daily Journal's Top 75 Women Litigators in California multiple times and one of The Daily Transcript's Top Ten attorneys in both the labor and employment and business litigation categories. She is also a past faculty member for the American Bar Association TIPS Trial Academy and for the IADC Trial Academy.

Petty is a recipient of the San Diego Business Journal's Women Who Mean Business Award and she was honored by the Stanford University Black Community Services Center with its Legacy Award. She is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in San Diego Super Lawyers every year since its inaugural issue.

Petty began her career as a partner at Gray, Cary, Ames & Frye in 1982. She then joined Wilson, Petty, Kosmo & Turner, before becoming a partner at Fisher Phillips in 2009. Her community involvement includes serving on the board of directors of the American Heart Association and she is a member of the Go Red for Women executive committee. She received her bachelor’s degree from Stanford University in 1979 and received her law degree from Stanford Law School in 1982.  


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