Jesse Blyth is a partner with the Construction, Product Liability, and Commercial Litigation practice groups. Mr. Blyth has extensive experience handling complex matters in all stages of litigation. He has served as lead counsel in the defense of architects and engineers in construction litigation, as well as representing businesses and corporations in premises and product liability claims.
Mr. Blyth's practice includes all facets of construction law arising out of public and private projects. He has extensive experience representing and advising design professionals, contractors, and subcontractors on a wide variety of construction matters, including residential, commercial, multi-prime, and significant public construction projects throughout the state. Mr. Blyth also provides loss-prevention guidance and advice to clients during a project to prevent the later filing of a construction claim. In addition, Mr. Blyth has successfully defended and served as counsel for clients including product manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, and premises owners.
Mr. Blyth is particularly experienced in economically managing complex liability cases, preparing aggressive and cost effective strategies for resolution, and in selecting the proper experts to assist in preparing the defense of his professional clients in all nature of disputes. This experience extends not only to jury trials, but also to arbitrations, mediations, and all venues of alternative dispute mechanisms.
Mr. Blyth graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a degree in Sociology, cum laude. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego, with a focus on commercial and construction law. He is an active, practicing member in state and federal courts and in professional organizations throughout the state.
J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 1996
B.A., cum laude, Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1992