Robert R. Luster

Mr. Luster has joined the firm in an “of counsel” position, bringing with him 33 years of litigation experience. Since 1985 Mr. Luster has represented developers and builders with construction and real estate litigation.  As a former partner with Lorber Greenfield LLP he has represented developers in complex litigation through verdict.  He has assisted clients with construction and real estate related insurance issues for many years.  He has a wide variety of trial experience, from quadriplegics and electrocution to international seafood distribution disputes.

 

More recently, as a plaintiff’s attorney Mr. Luster has collected more than $60,000,000 for his clients.  His most recent practice has seen $1,000,000 plus recoveries from SDG&E, and a number of builders in injury and construction matters. He has worked for and against insurance companies on many occasions.

 

Mr. Luster has served on the San Diego County Bar Association Committee for the Homeless and on the Jamul-Dulzura Planning Group.

 

Representative Matters Include:

 

>Represented a developer in a six week construction defect trial in Santa Rosa

> Represented a construction company in a death case related to highway construction

> Represented a construction company in an infant brain injury case related to hotel construction

>Represented a construction company in a job site crushing death case

>Represented a homeowner who lost his home in an electrical fire

> Represented an insurer in a six week trial related to an explosion with significant property damage and personal injury

> Represented a Julian pie shop in a serious injury matter

>Represented insurance companies in numerous declaratory relief actions

>Represented a number of golf courses in injury and related insurance matters

>Represented an insurer in a four week electrocution death trial

> Represented numerous clients in soils related litigation

> Represented numerous clients in electrical transmissions litigation

> Represented numerous clients in fire and explosion litigation

> Represented numerous clients in death and permanent injury litigation

Education

  • Michigan State University - Bachelor of Arts - 1976
  • University of San Diego School of Law - Juris Doctorate - 1985

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California

Email

rluster@farnaeslaw.com

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