Gary Jacobsen is a partner at W&D Law. The primary focuses of Mr. Jacobsen’s practice are professional liability and environmental matters. He is a frequent speaker at seminars involving design professionals, contractors and environmental issues. He specializes in the representation of architects, engineers and contractors in construction litigation. He has extensive experience defending serious personal injury cases involving wrongful death, brain damage, permanent disabilities, and serious burns. He has an extremely successful record in jury trials involving engineers/architects, environmental matters, personal injury, product liability, premises liability, and construction defect claims.
Mr. Jacobsen has successfully argued appeals before the California Appellate Court. Based upon his extensive trial record, he is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Due to the strength of his reputation and practice, he has received a Martindale- Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating. San Diego Magazine named Mr. Jacobsen one of the Top Lawyers in San Diego for Ethical Standards & Professional Excellence, every year since 2013. Mr. Jacobsen’s practice includes a variety of project types: hospitals, health care facilities, hotels, highways, freeways/toll roads, power plants, schools, colleges, high-rise and single-family residential and commercial properties, including possibly the most complex litigation matter in California history, the Millennium Tower Litigation .