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Anthony Dain Appointed to State Bar’s Committee on Appellate Courts

San Diego, CA – The law firm of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is proud to announce that partner Anthony Dain has been appointed to the State Bar of California’s Committee on Appellate Courts. His term will take effect at the close of the 2009 State Bar Annual Meeting on September 13th and will expire at the end of the annual meeting in 2012.

The Committee on Appellate Courts is composed of sixteen attorneys appointed by the Board of Governors. The tasks of the committee deal with appellate court operation and appellate practice, including analyzing, reporting and commenting on proposed court rules, legislation and other proposals affecting the committee's subject area; drafting proposals relating to its area of concern for consideration by the Board of Governors; and planning and administering educational programs designed to foster improvement in appellate practice and awareness of issues affecting the committee's subject area.

Mr. Dain's practice focuses on litigation in the areas of financial institutions; intellectual property; white collar criminal, environmental, commercial litigation, and Native American issues. He also assists parties in alternative dispute resolution as a mediator and arbitrator. Mr. Dain is a veteran of more than 50 jury trials, successfully representing financial institutions, federal agencies, tribal governments, public utilities, businesses and individuals in both state and federal courts. One of his recent jury trials was televised nationally by Court TV. Mr. Dain has also represented clients in more than 100 matters before state and federal courts of appeal and has 14 published appellate cases. He is licensed to practice in all California courts, the Federal District Court of Arizona, the Ninth and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Dain is also licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He has been certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in appellate law. In the past he has served as a feature speaker for the San Diego County Bar Association, the American Corporate Counsel Association and the California Computer Expo.

About Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

With more than 110 attorneys in San Diego and Carlsbad, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is one of the largest full-services business law firms in Southern California. We are a local law firm with a global network that gives us the ability to serve our clients’ interests throughout the world. Procopio is dedicated to understanding the businesses and industries of our clients and collaborating with them to develop tailored strategies. We advise companies at every stage in the corporate life cycle, helping them to plan, finance and operate their businesses. Since 1946, our success has been derived from our commitment to our clients and our ability to maximize the value we provide to them. Our goal is to continue building long-term relationships with our clients through a steady, team-oriented approach.