At Greco Traficante Schulz & Brick, we believe that the ultimate measure of a law firm is not the number of its lawyers or the size of its billings, but its commitment to its clients.
We understand that our success as a law firm depends on the success of our clients. Your objective is our objective. Understanding our client's business and helping our clients solve their problems is our commitment. Every client is served by one of the firm's partners, who then directs a team of qualified associates on a specific case. Our pledge to provide personal service to you enables us to aggressively pursue your interests with confidence. Obtaining results and providing a high level of personal service are our primary concerns. We pride ourselves in achieving results for our clients in a cost-effective and efficient manner. We value the relationships we have built with our clients and we are proud to serve them.
600 West Broadway, Suite 960
San Diego CA 92102
Established in 1986, Greco Traficante Schulz & Brick specializes in civil trials and appellate practice in both State and Federal Courts.
With our experience in all phases of litigation matters, Greco Traficante Schulz & Brick can always be relied on for attentive, efficient legal services. -Business Litigation -Insurance Litigation -Real Property Litigation -Litigation for the Construction Industry -Insurance Coverage, Analysis, and Opinions -Serious Personal Injury -Products Liability
Mr. Clyde C. Greco, Jr. is AV Rated by Martindale Hubbel. He founded Greco Traficante Schulz & Brick in 1986, based on his belief that a mid-sized firm could provide legal services, equal to or better than those afforded by larger firms, at a lower cost. His vision proved accurate, as the firm has prospered under his direction since its formation. His tenacity, commitment to perfection, and reputation remain cornerstones of the firm's practice.
Mr. Greco was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. He attended Duquesne University and St. Vincent College, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1973. He subsequently attended the University of San Diego School of Law, graduating in 1979 with a Juris Doctorate, Magna Cum Laude. During law school, he was a member of the San Diego Law Review. Mr. Greco was admitted to the California State Bar in 1979. He is admitted to practice in many state and federal courts throughout the United States, including the United States Supreme Court, and has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law for the University of San Diego School of Law.
For the first 20 years of his career, Mr. Greco represented prominent individuals and San Diego-based public companies in a wide variety of litigations including securities fraud, insurance bad faith, wrongful termination and intellectual property claims. Mr. Greco has developed experience in the areas of insurance coverage and bad faith litigation.
Mr. Greco focuses his practice in the insurance coverage area, both as trial counsel and as an expert on insurance coverage. He also serves as a consultant to other attorneys for purposes of assisting them in obtaining insurance coverage for their clients or claims. Mr. Greco prides himself on the high level of personal attention he provides his clients and their cases. His experience and background provide him with the insight and ability to achieve cost-effective results, whether through settlement or trial.
Paul A. Traficante founded Greco Traficante Schulz & Brick in 1986 along with his partner Clyde C. Greco, Jr. He is AV Rated by Martindale Hubbel. Paul has been practicing law in San Diego, California, for more than twenty-three years representing design professionals, developers, general contractors, and subcontractors in a wide range of construction disputes including claims for bodily injury, property damage, and delay damages. Mr. Traficante has also represented a variety of individuals and business entities in tort claims ranging from slip and fall accidents to complex personal injury litigation.
Mr. Traficante was born in Bologna, Italy. He received a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, in 1977 from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. After college, he attended the University of San Diego School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, in 1980. He was a member of the San Diego Law Review and Authored "People v. Drew, Will California's New Insanity Test Ensure A More Accurate Determination of Insanity," 17 San Diego Law Review 491, 1980. In 1987, he attended the Hastings College of Trial Advocacy. Paul was admitted to the California bar in 1980, and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. In one notable case, Mr. Traficante represented the City of San Diego in litigation against the designers and manufactures of the defective sleeve valves installed at the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Facility. Paul obtained a very favorable settlement for the City, including, among other things, the complete removal and replacement of those valves at no expense to the City. Mr. Traficante was also lead attorney in the defense of Leisure Technology, Inc., a NYSE real estate developer sued by the Ocean Hills Homeowners Association. The Ocean Hills litigation was one of the largest construction defect cases ever filed in the State of California, and involved more than 100 parties and a $120 million dollar demand.
Mr. Traficante's practice also includes representation of insurers and insureds in coverage and indemnity litigation, and a wide range of professional E&O claims, including attorneys and pharmacists. Mr. Traficante is an approved Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.
Peter J. Schulz joined the firm in 1994, became a partner in 1999, and currently serves as the firm's managing partner. He is AV Rated by Martindale Hubbel. In 2009, he was one of the finalists among "San Diego's Top Attorneys" in the area of Insurance Law which is based on nominations and rating by other San Diego lawyers in participation with the San Diego Daily Transcript.
Mr. Schulz was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from Saint Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, in 1989, and received a Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, in Mathematics. Following college he attended California Western School of Law in San Diego, California, and received his Juris Doctor in 1993. In law school, he received the American Jurisprudence Award for Trial Practice and Legal Skills. Peter was admitted to bar in the State of California in 1993, and is currently admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern, Central, Eastern, and Northern Districts of California, as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal. He served as the President for the San Diego Barristers Club from 1998-1999. He is currently a member of the San Diego Chapter for the Community Associations Institute. He has served as coverage counsel to a number of companies and individuals and has developed a strong reputation for his knowledge in the field of insurance law.
During his tenure at Greco Traficante Schulz & Brick, Mr. Schulz has focused his practice in the areas of complex civil and business litigation in both State and Federal Courts. Most recently his practice has focused on contract and construction disputes, insurance coverage, and bad faith litigation.
He is experienced in civil jury trials, arbitrations, mediations, and has argued before the 4th District Court of Appeal. He takes pride in the high degree of personal attention he provides to all of his clients and his ability to counsel them on all aspects of their case at every stage of litigation.
Jon S. Brick joined the firm in 1992, and specializes in complex civil litigation, including personal injury, product defect, bad faith, insurance coverage, construction defect, and general business disputes. He is AV Rated by Martindale Hubbel. Previously, Mr. Brick was associated with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he developed an extensive litigation background working with bad faith, accountant malpractice, and securities litigation, as well as contract disputes.
Mr. Brick is a native San Diegan, and graduated from the University of San Diego in 1981 with a bachelor of arts in political science. Mr. Brick attended law school at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as a topics editor for the Georgetown Law Journal. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1985, and has appeared in numerous state court proceedings, including arguing before the Fourth District Court of Appeal and federal court matters at both the District Court and Ninth District Court of Appeal levels. Mr. Brick is admitted in all of the courts of the State of California, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California, and the Third and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal. Mr. Brick has extensive experience handling a variety of cases for both plaintiffs and defendants, from discovery through jury and non-jury trials, and appeal. Mr. Brick also counsels business clients concerning their ongoing business activities and strategies to avoid lawsuits. In addition, Mr. Brick serves as a judge pro tem in the Small Claims division of the San Diego Superior Court.
Farah M. Khaireddin joined the firm in 2010. Ms. Khaireddin's practice focuses on civil litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants. Ms. Khaireddin was born in Amman, Jordan. After moving to the United States with her family when she was five years old, her family settled in San Diego where she was raised. Ms. Khaireddin graduated from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo in 2006 earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Sciences with a concentration in Pre-law. She also earned minors in Sociology and Spanish. Following college she attended California Western School of Law in San Diego, California and received her Juris Doctor in 2009. In law school she was the treasurer and later vice-president of CWSL's Amnesty International chapter and was active in the mentor program. Ms. Khaireddin was admitted to the Bar in the State of California in 2010, and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.
California Western School of Law
Scott A. Jalowiec joined the firm in 2012. After receiving a Bachelor's Degree from the University of California Santa Cruz, Mr. Jalowiec returned home to San Diego, He earned his law degree from California Western School of Law, where he was an Academic Merit Scholarship recipient, Associate Editor of the Law Review, and graduated cum laude. During law school Mr. Jalowiec gained invaluable insight into federal litigation through externships with federal judges Peter C. Lewis, Anthony J. Battaglia and Ruben B. Brooks.
Mr. Jalowiec's practice focuses on litigation in both state and federal court, including general business, corporate and insurance matters. His insurance litigation practice includes defending a broad range of claims from personal injury to construction defects, as well as analyzing coverage and prosecuting bad faith. Like all members of Greco Traficante, Mr. Jalowiec prioritizes client service and measures his success by client satisfaction.