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Walsworth Expands San Francisco Office with the Addition of Three New Partners

Attorney: Gabriel A. Jackson, Peter K. Renstrom, Todd M. Thacker | Published 7.9.18

Walsworth is pleased to announce the addition of three new partners in the San Francisco Office – Gabriel Jackson, Peter Renstrom and Todd Thacker. They join Scott D. Mroz and James L. Mink who came from Sedgwick LLP earlier this year.

“We are pleased to welcome our new partners,” said co-managing partner Sharon L. Clisham. “These additions underscore the growth of our San Francisco office and strengthen the firm as a whole.”

Gabriel A. Jackson is a nationally recognized attorney in the asbestos litigation. For over thirty years, she has managed and tried cases for product manufacturers and premises owners in jurisdictions all over the country. She is national coordinating counsel for three companies and handles their strategic management of discovery issues and expert witness development as well as trial preparation in over ten jurisdictions.

Peter K. Renstrom focuses his practice on toxic tort and asbestos matters. For over twenty-five years, he has tried cases for premises owners and product manufacturers in jurisdictions all over California and in Washingon. He also assists in the strategic management of firm clients as regional discovery coordinator and as part of the National Coordinating Counsel team for several clients.

Todd M. Thacker is a litigator who specializes in appellate advocacy and dispositive motion practice. In the appellate courts in California and Washington, he has experience both as an appellant and as a respondent. He represents clients in toxic tort and asbestos litigation matters as well as business and commercial litigation.

Scott D. Mroz focuses his practice in the areas of complex environmental and toxic tort litigation. In his 30+ years of experience, Scott has represented a wide variety of clients, including utility and energy companies, chemical manufacturers, developers, and general contractors and subcontractors. Scott advocates for his clients in ongoing environmental compliance and regulatory matters before the California Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Toxic Substances Control, and various regional water quality control boards, including the North Coast Region, the San Francisco Bay Area Region, the Lahontan Region and the Central Valley Region.

James L. Mink concentrates his practice on a broad range of complex litigation matters, including toxic torts and environmental cleanup actions, product liability matters and business litigation. He has served on trial teams for several multi-million dollar jury trials and has represented clients in federal and state courts at the trial and appellate level. James has represented several Fortune 500 companies in complex commercial litigation and has also worked as a deputy public defender in Contra Costa County for two years.

About Walsworth

Walsworth was founded in 1989 with a commitment to establish a law firm focused on working collaboratively with clients to meet their unique objectives. The firm has grown to over 70 attorneys with offices in Orange, Los Angeles and San Francisco and is known for excellence in litigation and transactional matters. We are equally distinct in our longstanding commitment to diversity, which is recognized through our certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and by the California Public Utilities Commission, and we are proud to be the largest certified WBE law firm in the United States. Walsworth is also a National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) member, the largest in California and third largest nationwide.