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Mark D. Potter

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Firm Name
Potter Handy, LLP
8033 Linda Vista Road
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San Diego, CA 92111

Areas of Practice
ADA Law, Civil Rights, Class Action/Mass Torts, Employment & Labor, Sexual Abuse Litigation
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8033 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA, USA
Full Biography

Mark D. Potter received his bachelor’s degree from California State University, Sacramento and earned a Juris Doctor from McGeorge School of Law. He has handled scores of successful trials and appeals in state and federal courts. Mr. Potter is a recognized authority in the area of disability rights and has been consulted by judges and interviewed on CNN. He is the former secretary of the Californians for Disability Rights, Chapter Number One, and a board member of the prestigious Southern California Rehabilitation Services for Independent Living. Mark has traveled throughout California lecturing about the rights and obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act and related state laws.

In addition to disability rights litigation, Mr. Potter has focused heavily on employee rights, housing rights, consumer rights, birth injury and personal injury as it pertains to persons with disabilities.

Mr. Potter is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in California and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, California Employment Lawyers Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, and Consumer Attorneys of San Diego. In addition to having successfully litigated over 2000 disability cases, of which more than 150 have resulted in published opinions from state and federal appellate courts, Mr. Potter has published many articles.

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Potter Handy, LLP is a leading law firm due to its extraordinary record of precedent-setting cases. While Potter Handy’s advocacy has resulted in hundreds of published opinions, there is a score of such cases that wield tremendous influence. These cases - many of first impression - have shaped constitutional standing issues, damages analysis, the proper construction and interpretation of civil rights statutes and a variety of other hot-topic issues, and have been cited to by trial and appellate courts on more than 10,000 occasions. Potter Handy takes cases to judgment on average more than once a month. Opposing attorneys should know that if they do not offer a fair settlement to a client of Potter Handy, they are dealing with a law firm that won’t hesitate to seek full recovery for its client in trial and that it will effectively defend any appeal filed by the defendant. Potter Handy challenges any firm to compare its litigation history with Potter Handy’s.