CHPL Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers in 2015

All Caldarelli Hejmanowski Page & Leer Attorneys Selected as 2015 San Diego Super Lawyers

For the third year in a row, all of CHPL attorneys have been recognized for their efficiency, expertise, and experience and have been included on the list of 2015 San Diego Super Lawyers. Bill Caldarelli was named one of the Top 50 attorneys in San Diego in addition to being recognized as a Super Lawyer in the field of Intellectual Property Litigation. Lee Hejmanowski, Marisa Janine-Page, Jack Leer, and Ben West were recognized as Super Lawyers in the field of Business Litigation. David Lichtenstein, who joined the firm in October 2014, was recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the field of Business Litigation.  Only five percent of all lawyers in California are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, based on peer evaluations and third party research evaluating candidates on both peer recognition and professional achievement.  CHPL is proud to be one of the few firms to have all of its attorneys included in this prestigious list year after year.

Jack Leer Joins Firm

Jack Leer joins Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page as a fourth partner of the firm.

Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page LLP announced that attorney Jack Leer has joined the firm as a partner. Leer joins the firm after thirteen years at Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, where he was a partner in the litigation department. His area of practice encompasses a wide range of commercial and business litigation, including real estate and construction disputes. “We are very excited to have Jack join the firm and fortunate to have him as our newest partner,” says founding partner Bill Caldarelli. “Jack enhances the depth and expertise of our business and real estate litigation and trial practice, and his addition creates synergistic opportunities for growth and expanded client service.  We look forward to great things to come.” Leer represents clients in a broad range of commercial and business litigation, including real estate and construction disputes, partnership and corporate management matters, and intellectual property litigation. In addition to his litigation practice, Leer brings with him a growing practice representing craft brewers in all aspects of the craft beer business, from financing and real estate matters to trademark litigation. He recently concluded a term as chair of the San Diego County Bar Association’s Legal Ethics Committee, and currently serves as Secretary of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. Leer is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation.

Welcome Ben West

Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page hires Ben West as an associate of the firm.

Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page LLP announced that attorney Ben West has joined the firm as an associate. Mr. West joins the firm after spending almost six years with Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps and McKenna Long & Aldridge, the firm with which Luce Forward eventually merged. Mr. West represents clients in all aspects of commercial litigation, focusing particularly on intellectual property matters involving trademarks, trade secrets, copyright, and patents. In addition, he has handled a wide variety of commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts, including disputes involving the Uniform Commercial Code, non-compete agreements, rights of publicity, false advertising, securities, antitrust, personal injury, and claims brought under Business and Professions Code section 17200. Mr. West is also a pro bono attorney with the American Bar Association’s Immigration Justice Project of San Diego.

Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page LLP Opens

Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page LLP, a boutique litigation firm comprised of William Caldarelli, Lee Hejmanowski, and Marisa Janine-Page, opens its doors.

William Caldarelli, Lee Hejmanowski, and Marisa Janine-Page will combine their many years of experience in the legal sector to provide their clients with the absolute best representation possible in all areas of litigation. Mr. Caldarelli previously spent 12 years as a partner at Mazzarella Dunwoody & Caldarelli before leaving along with Ms. Janine-Page, who also spent the previous 5 years at Mazzarella Dunwoody & Caldarelli, to form their own firm. Prior to his departure, Mr. Hejmanowski was a partner at the prestigious San Diego law firm Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, where he spent more than 18 years. Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page will use the combined experience of its attorneys as lead counsel in jury and court trials, as well as in arbitrations, mediations, and other administrative proceedings, to offer excellent representation to both corporations and individuals to meet all their business, real estate, intellectual property, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), employment, securities, insurance coverage, and select family law needs.