Terry Singleton is the principal of Terry Singleton, A.P.C., a San Diego law firm with an emphasis on handling personal injury claims. Terry is an accomplished trial lawyer with a long track record of success in representing injured individuals and small businesses against corporations, insurers, and government entities. His practice includes a wide range of personal injury cases, including wrongful death, construction site accidents, and claims against San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E). Prior to suing SDG&E for causing the 2007 fires, Terry’s firm had obtained more than 50 jury awards or settlements in excess of $1 million.
Terry successfully sued SDG&E on behalf of 57 people for causing the 1993 Guejito Fire in Escondido. His firm also successfully sued SDG&E on behalf of a helicopter pilot who was killed after he hit a power line, which was unmarked. As a result of this case, SDG&E now installs the red balls you see on high power lines in San Diego and Imperial Counties.
Terry is a 1973 graduate of UCLA School of Law and holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, an association which invites attorneys to join based on their accomplishments as trial lawyers. Terry has also been recognized as a top personal injury lawyer by San Diego “Super Lawyers.”
Tom Tosdal graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1975. During law school, he worked for the defense in the Pentagon Papers trial in Los Angeles and for the Legal Aid Society in Lowell, Massachusetts. After graduating from law school, Mr. Tosdal served as a law clerk for the Hon. Edward J. Schwartz, Jr., Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. There followed a two-year stint as a staff attorney for the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board enforcing the newly enacted labor relations law covering agricultural workers.
Since 1978, Mr. Tosdal has been in private practice, specializing in civil litigation and jury trials on behalf of individuals, labor unions, agricultural interests, and small businesses. Mr. Tosdal has been named for many years in “Super Lawyers” and “Best Lawyers In America” and has obtained many seven figure recoveries for his clients.
Michael S. Feinberg graduated from USC in 1975 with honors and from Loyola University School of Law in Los Angeles in 1978 where he received the Oxford University Merit Scholarship in International Law and represented the State of California as a delegate to the Oxford University International Legal Studies Program in Oxford, England. Since being admitted to the California State Bar in November 1978, Michael has focused his private practice and expertise on real estate related litigation and has represented his diverse clientele in over 75 trials and in hundreds of alternative dispute resolution forums. Since 1988, Michael has been recognized by his peers as a Martindale-Hubbard “AV” Preeminent Rated Attorney, which is the highest attorney peer recognition available. He has also been included regularly in the “Tops in His Field” attorney edition of Inland Empire Lawyers Magazine. He has handled mass tort and arson cases.
Manuel Corrales, Jr.
Manuel Corrales, Jr., is has been practicing law in California since 1985, specializing in civil trial litigation and appellate work. He is admitted in California, Utah and New Mexico. Soon after graduating from Brigham Young University Law School, Mr. Corrales clerked for the Hon. H. Vern Payne, Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court. Early in his career, Mr. Corrales worked for two well-established insurance defense law firms in San Diego County, and thereafter worked with a law firm specializing in representing plaintiffs in civil lawsuits. Over the years, Mr. Corrales has had over 75 jury and non-jury trials. He has successfully handled to conclusion complex cases involving catastrophic injuries, employment litigation, product defects, commercial business disputes, and wildfire litigation. He presently handles disputes involving Indian law and related litigation, and represents two federally recognized Indian tribes in California. He has also successfully obtained numerous reversals on appeal for his clients in connection with his appellate work. Mr. Corrales was honorably discharged from the U.S. Air Force, after serving four years active duty prior to college.