|Shareholders: Laura S. Flynn|
Laura Sagmeister Flynn attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, majoring in Law & Society. She graduated with honors in 1987. Ms. Flynn attended law school at the University of San Francisco from 1987 to 1990 and was Executive Editor of the USF Law Review.
Ms. Flynn has been practicing law for over 20 years. She handles personal injury, employment, product liability, landowner liability and Americans with Disabilities (ADA) claims. She is editor of Low, Ball & Lynch’s Employment Law newsletter. Ms. Flynn has been a board member of the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada (ADCNC) since 2005.This year she serves on the executive committee and is the educational chair. Ms. Flynn has provided multiple ADCNC presentations, including “Handling, Resolving and Preventing Disability Discrimination Claims,” “Wage and Hour Issues for Law Firms,” and “ADA : Defense Strategies and Attorney Fee Awards.” Ms. Flynn has also conducted seminars on ADA issues for the Association of Bay Area Governments. Recently, Ms. Flynn became a member of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA), a national organization of civil defense trial attorneys. The ADTA invites only one defense trial attorney to be its prime member per one million in population for each city across the United States.
Ms. Flynn’s legal victories include defense verdicts in wrongful termination cases venued in Los Angeles and Santa Monica. She obtained a defense verdict in a product liability case venued in San Francisco Superior Court and obtained a summary judgment in a pharmaceutical product liability case venued in the United States Northern District Court. Recently, Ms. Flynn was able to obtain a permanent variance on behalf of her client from the Cal-OSHA Standards Board.
Ms. Flynn resides in Mill Valley with her two children, ages 10 and 12. In her spare time, she enjoys skiing, hiking, camping and golfing. She is a board member of the Mill Valley Girls Softball league and a volunteer judge for the Marin County Mock Trial program.