Jeffrey P. Lendrum

Jeffrey P. Lendrum

Managing Shareholder since September 1, 2000
San Diego, California

Jeffrey P. Lendrum, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the firm, has devoted the past 30 years representing clients in a wide variety of individual, class and private attorney general lawsuits involving claims of Investment Loss Recovery, Financial Fraud, Financial Advisor Malpractice, Financial Elder Abuse, Loan Fraud, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Securities Fraud, Investment Fraud, Stockbroker Malpractice, Insurance Agent Malpractice, Trust Litigation, Wage Theft, Wage and Hour Violations, Wrongful Termination, Commission Disputes, and Real Estate Fraud. Attorney Jeffrey Lendrum's practice includes actions in State and Federal Courts and FINRA and AAA arbitrations throughout the continental United States.

During his career, Mr. Lendrum has been instrumental in achieving recoveries exceeding $100 million on behalf of his clients.

In recognition of his legal abilities and ethics, Mr. Lendrum has received the distinguished AV-Preeminent rating by Martindale Hubbell for each of the past 16 years. This peer review rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney and is awarded annually based on confidential reviews by judges and attorneys and is reserved for those select attorneys demonstrating preeminent legal abilities and the highest ethical standards of practice.

Mr. Lendrum has also received the following recognitions by San Diego Magazine based ethical standards and professional excellence:

  • Top Lawyers in San Diego - Civil Litigation (2017-2018)
  • Top Lawyers In San Diego - Securities Fraud (2014-2016)
  • Top Lawyers In San Diego - Litigation (2013)

If you need a well-seasoned aggressive advocate to represent your interests and help guide you through the complex process of litigation, please give us a call.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2000

Areas of Practice

  • Securities Fraud
  • Stockbroker Malpractice
  • Real Estate Fraud & Lender Liability
  • Wage Theft & Wrongful Termination
  • Consumer Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Financial Elder Abuse
  • Trust contest litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1992


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • Juris Doctorate - 1988
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
    • Agriculture Business Management - 1985

Representative Cases

  • Strobel v. Morgan Stanley Dean Witter (S.D. Cal., 04CV1069 BENBLM), WL 3735739 (2006)
  • Blatt v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. (D.N.J.) 916 F.Supp. 1343 (1996)
  • In re Tobacco II Cases, 46 Cal.4th 298 (2009)
  • In re Tobacco II Cases (Cal. Ct. App.) 47 Cal.Rptr.3d 917 (2006)
  • In re Tobacco II Cases (Cal.) 51 Cal.Rptr.3d 707 and rev’d (2006)

Honors and Awards

  • Top Lawyers In San Diego, Civil Litigation, San Diego Magazine, 2017 - 2018
  • Top Lawyers In San Diego, Securities Fraud, San Diego Magazine, 2014 - 2016
  • Top Lawyers In San Diego, Litigation, San Diego Magazine , 2013
  • Better Business Bureau A+ Rating, 2009 - Present
  • Preferred Recommended California Securities Litigation Attorneys, 2004
  • San Diego Daily Transcript, San Diego’s Largest Awards, 1997
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2000 - 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Public Investor Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA)
  • California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Consumer Attorneys Of San Diego (CASD)
  • California State Bar Association
  • California Association of Realtors (CAR)
  • San Diego Association of Realtors (SDAR)
  • California State Bar, 1988 - Present
  • California Real Estate Broker, 2002 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Post, Kirby, Noonan & Sweat LLP, Equity Partner, August 20, 1988 - August 31, 2000


  • Delta Tau