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Deborah Schweizer is one of the top female trial lawyers in the country, specializing in representing victims of asbestos-related diseases in California. Ms. Schweizer has obtained multiple verdicts in excess of a million dollars for her clients. Ms. Schweizer has been an invited speaker on asbestos topics at annual conferences. Ms. Schweizer is part of a team of lawyers working with various Courts to develop rules and procedures governing how asbestos cases are litigated.
Since 1992, Ms. Schweizer has primarily represented plaintiffs diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases such as mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer. In addition to asbestos cases, Ms. Schweizer has litigated other complex products liability cases, as well as employment and insurance bad faith cases. In the area of asbestos lawsuits, Ms. Schweizer has litigated a number of non-traditional cases, including exposures of wives to the work-clothes of their family members, infants, and a hobbiest exposed through jewelry making.
Ms. Schweizer finds it deeply rewarding to know that the work she and the staff at Clapper, Patti, Schweizer & Mason are doing truly helps to make a difference in the lives of the people they represent. Ms. Schweizer obtains recoveries for her clients that allow them to pay medical bills and mortgages, afford home care assistance and provide for the future security of their families.
Ms. Schweizer received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and her Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School. Ms. Schweizer has maintained memberships in multiple legal and professional organizations including the American Trial Lawyers Association, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, Consumer Attorneys of California, the Marin Trial Lawyers Association and Queen’s Bench.
Areas of Law Practice:
New York Law School, New York, New York, 1986 J.D.
University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1982
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
Queens Bench, Member
San Francisco Bar Association
California Bar Association