OUR TEAM

Of Counsel

Linda Meyer

OF COUNSEL

Linda Meyer is a trial attorney with both jury trial and bench trial experience. She has a diverse litigation practice, and she specializes in public entity litigation, with an emphasis in public transit. Her private sector litigation practice includes premises liability, product liability, commercial transportation, and construction defect litigation.

Ms. Meyer has earned an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and she has served as a superior court settlement panelist and arbitrator. She received her J.D. from Hastings College of the Law, University of California, San Francisco. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of California at Berkeley, and California State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude.  She has been with Low, Ball & Lynch for over 28 years, and she has established long-standing client relationships based on effective advocacy.

In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Meyer has provided pro bono legal services as a member of the Alameda County Bar Association, and she is a member of the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and the Defense Research Institute.

Ms. Meyer is admitted to practice in the State of California, before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and in the Northern and Eastern Districts of the United States Federal Courts.

Thomas J. LoSavio

OF COUNSEL

Tom LoSavio has been an attorney for over 40 years, he has tried over forty jury cases to verdict.

Mr. LoSavio earned his A.B. from Harvard College and his J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley.

From 1994 to 2000, he was a Faculty Member of the Hastings College of the Law, College of Advocacy, Business Litigation Institute which annually presented an intensive trial skills training program for commercial litigators.  He is a former Securities and Exchange Commission Enforcement attorney with over 40 years’ experience in business and commercial disputes.

In addition to Mr. LoSavio’s experience in business and employment law disputes, he specializes in Federal and state administrative proceedings and Federal court jurisdiction.  Mr. LoSavio has been a mediator and arbitrator in federal and state business disputes since 1978.  He also serves as a FINRA arbitrator and most recently was the Chair of a panel of arbitrators that decided a $341 million claim.

David L. Blinn

OF COUNSEL

Mr. Blinn is a native Californian, born in Santa Barbara and living most of his life in the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., 1983) and from the Santa Clara University School of Law (J.D., 1986), where he was the recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for Contracts.

Mr. Blinn is a member of The State Bar of California, as well as the San Mateo County Bar Association, the Northern California Association of Defense Counsel and the Northern California Fraud Investigators Association.

Chester A. Moore

OF COUNSEL

Chet Moore, a native San Franciscan, and Hastings graduate, is admitted to the California and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; and the U.S. Supreme Court.

He is a member of the State Bar of California, the San Mateo County Bar Association, the Santa Clara County Bar Association, the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California, the Defense Research Institute, and the International Association of Defense Counsel.

Chet is a world traveler and has explored coral reefs in exotic locations.

Ph: 415 981 6630 Ex 297 | Email: cgmoore@lowball.com

Raymond Coates

RETIRED

Raymond Coates was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1967. Graduated from the University of San Francisco undergraduate and law schools and served as a research assistant to the San Mateo County Superior Court prior to joining Low Ball and Lynch in 1968, where he actively practiced until his retirement in 2010.

He served as President of the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada in 1998 and the California Defense Counsel in 2002. He is a member of the State Bar of California, San Mateo County Bar Association, American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, and the American Board of Trial Advocates.

His practice consists of civil trials, appellate practice, and insurance coverage litigation.

Dean Robinson

RETIRED

Born Milwaukee, Wisconsin; admitted to bar, 1969, California. Education: College of St. Thomas, Marquette University and University of Detroit (B.A., 1965); University of San Francisco School of Law (J.D., 1968). Phi Alpha Delta.

Member: The State Bar of California; American Board of Trial Advocates; Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California. (San Francisco Office)

David B. Lynch

RETIRED

DAVID B. LYNCH the name shareholder of Low, Ball & Lynch. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1957 and received an LL.B. degree in 1960 from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley. He was an Associate Editor and contributing author of the California Law Review from 1958-60, and Associate Counsel, California State Senate Judiciary Committee from 1960-61. He was admitted to the California bar in January 1961 and served in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps from 1961-63.

Mr. Lynch is a member of the State Bar of California (1961-present); Defense Seminar Association of San Francisco (President, 1985); Northern California Association of Defense Counsel (President, 1987); American Board of Trial Advocates (1969-present); California Defense Counsel (President in 1996); Defense Research Institute and Trial Lawyers Association (Northern California Regional Chairman 1990-present). Mr. Lynch was President of the San Francisco Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates in 1995. The American Board of Trial Advocates is a national organization of trial attorneys.