Regina Petty is a partner in the San Diego and Los Angeles offices. She practices in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels and is experienced in multi-district and class action litigation.
Regina advises employers and public agency boards and handles litigation for private and public employers. She successfully argued Jones v. The Lodge at Torrey Pines Partnership (2008) 42 Cal.4th 1158 before the California Supreme Court, a case noted on Bender’s California Labor & Employment Bulletin’s top ten list of most significant cases and trends for the Fair Employment and Housing Act’s fiftieth anniversary.
Regina is a past president of the San Diego County Bar Association and a former member of the board of directors of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.
She is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in San Diego Super Lawyers every year since its inaugural issue. She has been named one of the Los Angeles Daily Journal’s Top 75 Women Litigators in California and one of the San Diego Daily Transcript’s Top Ten attorneys in both the labor and employment and business litigation categories.
Regina is also a recipient of the San Diego Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business Award and she was honored by the Stanford University Black Community Services Center with its Legacy Award.
Selected for inclusion in The San Diego Business Journal’s Women of Influence: Top 50 Over 50 (2022)
Regina is a Master in the Louis Welsh American Inn of Court and chairs the CLE Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel. She is a member of the National Bar Association, the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association and the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys. In addition to being a past faculty member for the American Bar Association TIPS Trial Academy and for the IADC Trial Academy, Regina is a frequent speaker for and member of the Defense Research Institute, the Association of Business Trial Lawyers as well as the Litigation and Labor & Employment Law sections of the State Bar of California and of the ABA. The International Association of Defense Counsel named Regina chair of its 2010 CLE Committee.
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