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Jeffrey P. Lendrum

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Practice Areas:

  • Securities Fraud
  • Stockbroker Malpractice
  • Real Estate Fraud & Lender Liability
  • Wage Theft & Wrongful Termination
  • Class Actions
  • Financial Elder Abuse


Jeffrey Lendrum’s practice is devoted to representing clients with disputes involving financial fraud, investment loss recovery, financial advisor malpractice, financial elder abuse, and breach of fiduciary duty. Mr. Lendrum is recognized by his peers as a leader in investment fraud litigation and has received the distinguished AV Preeminent rating year after year for the past 21 years. This rating is awarded to select attorneys who demonstrate preeminent legal abilities and the highest ethical standards. As a former prosecutor, federal law clerk, and lawyer for fortune 500 companies, Mr. Lendrum has the knowledge, experience and track record to create winning strategies for his clients. Whether your case is in federal court, state court or arbitration, Mr. Lendrum has the knowledge, skill and experience to advocate on your behalf. 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 (2017-2022) • Top Lawyers In San Diego - Securities Fraud (2014-2016) • Top Lawyers In San Diego - Litigation (2013) Mr. Lendrum has also been selected as a Preferred Recommended Securities Litigation Attorney by the author of How To Recover Stock Market Losses. This designation is reserved for attorneys selected as “the best and most highly qualified in the industry.” 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.


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

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


  • Top Lawyers In San Diego, Civil Litigation, San Diego Magazine, 2017 – 2022
  • 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

Fraternities Or Sororities

• Delta Tau Fraternity, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

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

Past And Or Current Professional Associations

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

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Shareholder, September 1, 2000 - Present

Past Positions

  • Post, Kirby, Noonan & Sweat LLP, Equity Partner, 1988 to 2000
Martindale-Hubbell | AV Preeminent | Peer Rated For Highest Level Of Professional Excellence | 2019
Avvo Rating | 9.6 Excellent | Featured Attorney Investment Fraud
Avvo Rating | Superb | Top Attorney Investment Fraud
BBB | Accredited Business | A+
LC | Lead Counsel Rated
Martindale-Hubbell | Jeffrey P. Lendrum | Highest Possible Peer Review Rating In Legal Ability & Ethical Standards