Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP
Considered to be one of the outstanding trial lawyers in areas of consumer fraud, commercial torts, and personal injury cases, Pitre has won millions of dollars for victims of consumer fraud and injury.
His skill as a trial lawyer has earned him recognition among his peers who have elected him as a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, American Board of Trial Advocates, International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. His membership in all four of these prestigious trial organizations is a remarkable accomplishment.
In 2009, Pitre was recognized by the National Law Journal’s “Plaintiff’s Hot List” for his work as co-lead trial counsel in the In Re: Bextra and Celebrex Mktg., Sales Practices & Product Liability Litigation (MDL 1699), which culminated in Pfizer agreeing to pay $894 million to settle consolidated injury and class action cases related to its pain killers Bextra & Celebrex.
He was honored by the San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association as Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2006, has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America each year since 2006 and ranked among the top 500 litigators in America by Lawdragon Magazine. In addition, he has been named a Northern California (Top100) Super Lawyer for each year since 2005.