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Nationally recognized “On-Call Trial Team” based in the San Francisco Bay joins the firm


Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP, a leading nationwide litigation firm, is pleased to announce that a nationally recognized “On-Call Trial Team” consisting of six attorneys based in the San Francisco Bay area has joined the firm. 

Sharon Collier, Nandor Krause, and John Kortum join the firm as partners. In addition, FMG welcomes Allan Isbell and Nick O’Brien-Kovari as senior counsel, and Jordan Meeks as an associate. Ms. Collier, Mr. Krause and Mr. Isbell are members of ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates), and Ms. Collier also is board certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. The group has a demonstrated record of success in taking over tough cases for trial, with a particular focus on catastrophic injury and complex commercial disputes.

FMG’s most recent attorneys will be located in the firm’s newly opened Walnut Creek office in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The Walnut Creek office will be the firm’s fourth office in Northern California, along with the Downtown San Francisco office, the Marin County office in San Rafael and the Sacramento office.

Ben Mathis, FMG’s Managing Partner, states, “We are excited to welcome this talented group of attorneys to FMG.  This unique “on-call trial team,” along with our existing deep bench of trial lawyers, offers our clients attorneys with the flexibility and skill set to come in on the eve of trial and handle virtually any kind of significant high exposure matter. This expansion of our services further positions FMG as a premier nationwide trial firm that can handle significant litigation in any venue.”