SACRAMENTO — Mark Ellis has been named one of America's leading legal malpractice defense attorneys by Best Lawyers® in its 22nd edition (2016) of The Best Lawyers in America. This is the seventh consecutive year that Mr. Ellis has been so honored by Best Lawyers, whose publication includes attorneys in 137 practice areas located in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Mr. Ellis has defended hundreds of lawyers and/or law firms accused of malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, ethics violations and malicious prosecution. He is certified as a specialist in legal malpractice law by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. He is author of the bestselling E-Book, “The Defense of the Attorney Judgment—Tactical Immunity Doctrine,” which is also a chapter in Best Practices for Defending Professional Liability Claims: Case Studies From Leaders in The Field, a book available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
Mr. Ellis’ career as a trial and appellate lawyer has included a range of civil litigation in both state and federal courts, including complex litigation and class actions. In all, he has tried more than 70 cases to verdict, judgment or binding award. In addition, Mr. Ellis is the managing partner of Ellis Law Group, a boutique trial and litigation law firm that in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 was named a “Top Tier” law firm by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report. (Selections for 2016 will be announced November 2015.)
Best Lawyers’ individual attorney rankings are based on more than 5.5 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Its listings are published in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States, including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and The Chicago Tribune; and around the world, including from Les Echos in France, Australian Financial Review, Business Day in South Africa, Expansion in Spain and the Handelsblatt in Germany.
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