Although Porter Scott's practice has been predominantly on the defense side of civil litigation, this very experience yields unique understanding and perception with regard to representing plaintiffs in litigation. Our background as defense attorneys allows us to anticipate the strategies of opposing counsel and prepare a tactical case for trial or settlement. The firm's reputation and accomplishments have resulted in many opportunities to represent plaintiffs in personal injury and business litigation over the years. We have a strong track record of favorable results for plaintiffs.
The firm's commitment to the highest standards for legal ethics is highlighted by the fact that Porter Scott has received an "AV" rating by Martindale Hubble's peer review assessment. This rating which is based on confidential evaluations by practicing members of the bench and bar, is the highest rating a firm can obtain for ethical standards and legal ability. Additionally, the firm has the largest number of members in the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates of any firm in Sacramento. Defense attorneys in Sacramento are well aware that Porter Scott will take a matter to trial if it is in the client's best interest. The firm has the extensive resources and trial experience to go "all the way."
Porter Scott carefully analyzes and evaluates its plaintiff representation opportunities. Where the "fit" is good, the success of the firm's efforts on behalf of its clients is unparalleled.