Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani has appointed partner Kristin Reyna DeHart to Assistant Managing Partner of the firm’s San Diego office. Reyna DeHart will work with Office Managing Partner Kevin Alexander and others on the management team.
"Kristin has taken on multiple leadership roles at the firm over the years from managing practice groups, women's initiative/diversity programs, and acting as liaison between partners, associates and staff," said Alexander. "She has proven herself to be an exceptional role model, firm citizen and overall great partner."
"I am truly looking forward to my new role and continuing my work for the San Diego office and the firm," said Reyna DeHart.
Reyna DeHart joined the firm in January 2001 and has been a partner since 2007. She is a member of the Environmental/Toxic Tort practice group, specializing in the defense of complex environmental claims, toxic tort and product liability claims. She also counsels clients regarding environmental compliance issues outside the litigation context, including regarding property contamination, waste generation, handling and disposal, and recycling/reuse programs. Reyna DeHart sits on the Steering Committee of the firm wide Environmental & Toxic Tort practice group and helps lead the Environmental subgroup of this practice. She is also the San Diego office representative to the firm wide Diversity Committee.
The San Diego office of Gordon & Rees is one of the largest law firms in the county, with nearly 130 attorneys providing full-service range of representation. The San Diego attorneys represent corporate clients, officers and directors in all types of litigation and business transactions, including "bet the company" trials and handling their most important transactional and counseling matters. Clients range from Fortune 500 companies, to biotechnology start-ups, to medium sized businesses at the core of the local economy. San Diego attorneys cover every practice discipline and industry group at the firm. San Diego attorneys also provide significant pro bono services to a variety of local charitable organizations in handling cases referred by such organizations as the Court Appointed Special Advocate Association, Legal Aid Society of San Diego, and Casa Cornelia Law Center.
Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 800 lawyers in 46 offices across the United States. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the fastest growing and largest law firms in the country and continues to climb the ranks of both The Am Law 200 and The National Law Journal. Additionally, in 2017 Law360 ranked the firm among the top 50 largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm among the top 35 on its Diversity Scorecard.