- Senior Attorney
- Phone: (619) 686-1930
- Fax: (619) 497-1052
Frederik (Fred) Spiess focuses his practice on general liability matters and civil litigation, business and contract disputes, professional liability matters involving insurance and real estate professionals, legal malpractice defense and ethics, construction and real estate disputes and insurance litigation. He is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts within California.
In addition to successfully prosecuting and defending complex and large loss matters, Fred’s varied and extensive experience includes acting as outside general counsel for various businesses, serving as a legal ethics and law practice management consultant, handling insurance defense matters, serving as cumis counsel, and representing businesses and individuals in contentious and high stakes disputes and litigation. Fred’s customized options and solutions address the challenges and disputes facing clients and account for clients’ needs and realities.
Fred earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree, cum laude, from the University of California, San Diego, Eleanor Roosevelt College. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from California Western School of Law. Fred served as a law clerk for two judges at the San Diego Superior Court in his last year at California Western School of Law. He also received training as a mediator and served as a mediator in San Diego Superior Court, small claims division.
Fred is a member of the San Diego Defense Lawyers Association and California Lawyers Association, Civil Litigation Section. He is active as a volunteer in the community and enjoys all things ocean.