Shane Cahill is a senior associate focused on defending lawyers and other professionals, employers and California businesses large and small. He is an experienced trial lawyer with a broad civil litigation background representing insurers, small and large businesses, governmental entities, and individuals. He has experience handling all aspects of civil litigation from depositions through jury trial/binding arbitration, and appeals. Mr. Cahill has also resolved numerous cases through mediation and in pre-litigation negotiations.

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P: 415-438-4594
F: 415-397-6392

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Professional Profile

Academics, Admissions & Professional Recognition


  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, CA, J.D. 2003, 2nd in Class
  • California State University Fresno, Fresno, California


  • Member of the California Bar

Recent Accomplishments

  • Defense verdict in jury trial – served as first chair trial counsel
  • Summary judgment in Sonoma County Superior Court in premises liability action
  • Summary judgment in Shasta County on behalf of engineering firm alleged to have negligently designed a parking facility
Professional & Civic Involvement

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of California
  • ALERT–SF Health Care Security Ordinance Annual Reporting Deadline is April 30, 2012
  • Bleavins v. Demarest (2011) 196 Cali.App.4th 1533
Representative Matters
  • Special focus on defending lawyers and law firms, medical professionals and other professional service providers

Areas of Expertise

  • Litigation
  • Professional liability defense
  • Jury trial and binding arbitration experience
  • Appeals

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