Howard Rome Martin & Ridley is an AV-rated firm whose principals have been in active practice in San Mateo County for over 35 years. Our attorneys hail from throughout the United States and abroad, and have included veterans from the United States Army, Navy and Marine Corps. The firm has litigated cases in virtually every county in the State of California. In its capacity as National Coordinating Counsel, Howard Rome Martin & Ridley has also litigated cases in various out of state jurisdictions. We are centrally located on the San Francisco Peninsula halfway between San Francisco and San Jose and serve the greater Bay Area, including Monterey, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Mateo and San Francisco Counties. The firm is also frequently called upon to defend our client’s interests in Los Angeles and San Diego Counties.
Howard Rome Martin & Ridley has extensive litigation experience in matters of insurance defense, professional negligence, public entity defense, product liability claims, Workers’ Compensation subrogation, flood, landslide and subsidence claims, construction defect litigation, defense of §1983 civil rights and police excessive force cases, employment litigation and unfair competition/business practices claims. In addition, Howard Rome Martin & Ridley is active in a wide range of environmental litigation, including asbestos, various chemicals associated with the electronics industry, as well as petroleum contamination.