Liedle, Larson, Lidl & Vail, LLP

Tami Vail

Tami Vail, Special Counsel with the firm.

Tami Vail is a partner with the firm.  Tami has significant and diverse civil litigation experience.  Tami’s legal career began in 2000 when she worked as a litigation paralegal at a mid-sized insurance defense firm, where she received early experience in discovery and trial preparation.

After graduating from law school, Tami joined a small insurance defense firm in Costa Mesa, California, where she regularly handled cases from pre-litigation through all stages of the litigation process, took numerous depositions and regularly attended mediations.  Tami’s case work covered a wide array of topics, including large scale property damage subrogation claims, wage and hour claims, sexual and gender harassment cases, professional liability allegations against dentists, premises liability claims and construction defect.

In 2007, Tami joined the general liability group at a national law firm, where she represented large general contractors, national transportation carriers, specialty contractors, governmental entities and numerous business ventures in claims involving premises liability, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, elder abuse, personal injury and breach of contract. Tami was responsible for complete file management of numerous complex and multi-party cases and regularly assisted in negotiations that resulted in successful settlements.  Tami prepared numerous complex cases for trial and frequently argued pre-trial motions.  Tami’s case handling responsibilities involved law and motion work and completing all aspects of discovery, including witness interviews, percipient and expert depositions and written discovery.

Since coming to work with the firm in 2010, Tami has represented numerous governmental entities in personal injury and wrongful death, employment and inverse condemnation matters, and law enforcement personnel in civil rights claims.  Tami has also represented a multitude of contractors and business owners in a variety of business and contract disputes, and numerous professionals in malpractice actions including insurance brokers, real estate brokers and agents, and attorneys.  Tami is well-versed in all aspects of litigation, including pleading, discovery, settlement and trial, and is knowledgeable in the various applicable standards of care governing a given matter.

Tami attended San Diego State University, and obtained her Juris Doctor from University of San Diego School of Law in 2004, where she received honors in legal writing and was a semi-finalist in the Paul A. McLennon Moot Court Competition.

Tami is a member of the California State Bar and Lawyers Club of San Diego.  In addition, Tami is admitted to practice in the Northern and Southern Districts of the United States District Court.

 

 

 

 

Liedle, Larson, Lidl & Vail, LLP, Attorneys At Law
Liedle, Larson, Lidl & Vail, LLP
California Law Firm
Specializing in Civil Litigation