- Email: Stephen.Mazzara@lewisbrisbois.com
- Phone: 415.438.5938
- Fax: 415.434.0882
Stephen C. Mazzara is a partner in the San Francisco office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Professional Liability Practice. Focusing his primary practice in the areas of professional liability and employment litigation, Mr. Mazzara also has an extensive litigation background in governmental tort liability, general liability and product liability. Mr. Mazzara has experience in every facet of litigation through trial, binding arbitrations and appeals in both the State and Federal Court.
In the professional liability area, Mr. Mazzara's practice includes the defense of attorneys from legal malpractice claims resulting from representation of clients in a variety of underlying cases including personal injury, employment law, medical malpractice and probate matters. He also defends insurance agents and brokers as well as elder care facilities, common interest developments and durable medical equipment providers.
In the employment law area, Mr. Mazzara's practice involves representing employers and public entities in various aspects of labor and employment litigation, including employment discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation and wage and hour claims. He has also handled ERISA based claims.
Konstin v. Bomar (March 14, 2014, A137123) [nonpub. opn.] Court of Appeal affirmed judgment of dismissal following trial court’s order sustaining attorney client’s demurrer to Plaintiffs’ financial elder abuse and fraudulent concealment causes of action.
Obtained a dismissal of a malicious prosecution action by filing a Special Motion to Strike (anti-SLAPP motion). The court awarded $23,052.00 in attorneys’ fees and costs for prevailing on the Special Motion to Strike and dismissed Plaintiff’s entire complaint with prejudice.
Whittier Law School
Juris Doctor, 2007
University of Southern California
Bachelor of Science, May 2001
- Marshall School of Business, Entrepreneur Emphasis