Sedgwick LLP is pleased to announce that OCBA members Margaret “Peggy” Holm and Robert Zermeno have joined the firm as Partners, while Allyson Ascher and Christopher Hall have joined as Associates.
Holm is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and is the third woman in the nation to be elevated to the prestigious rank of Diplomat of the American Board of Trial Advocates, which requires a minimum of 100 jury trials. She has been repeatedly recognized The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, and the Daily Journal and was named an Orange County Lawyer of the Year for 2016 by Best Lawyers.
A Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” Zermeno focuses his practice on defending and counseling clients against professional negligence, healthcare law, employment, insurance, and breach of contract claims. In addition to first chair and second chair trial experience, Zermeno is also experienced in dispute resolution and has successfully resolved actions via arbitrations, mediations, informal settlement negotiations, and dismissals. Zermeno also assists clients in risk management, contract formation and negotiation, and construction law.
Ascher focuses her practice on medical and hospital malpractice defense, employment and general liability matters. She is also experienced in dispute resolution and appeals.
Hall’s practice includes civil litigation, involving traumatic, high-exposure claims of medical negligence, motor vehicle liability, premises liability, general liability and construction litigation.
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