Jay Fowler joined Bergeson, LLP after 35 years of experience in commercial, tort and environmental litigation at McCutchen Doyle. He has completed over 35 trials, arbitrations, and administrative adjudicative hearings. Mr. Fowler's trials included claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of commercial leases, misappropriation of trade secrets, wrongful termination, fraud in commercial and real estate transactions, priority of security interests, unfair business practices, wrongful termination, automotive and medical product defects, construction defects, air pollution, groundwater pollution, maritime oil spills, and nuisance. His early trial experience emphasized defense of claims of automotive product defects, and maritime cases. His practice then expanded to include complex commercial litigation, environmental pollution and toxic torts claims, securities and consumer class actions, wrongful termination, attorney professional responsibility, and real estate disputes. Mr. Fowler's clients have included manufacturers and distributors of high-tech products and equipment including semiconductor fabrication systems, semiconductor devices, computer software programs, medical devices, construction products, automobiles, trucks and heavy equipment. The diversity of his business clientele is unique, ranging from software developers to real estate developers; from oil refiners to computer manufacturers. He has also managed nationwide product recalls for computer batteries and other consumer products. Mr. Fowler is among a handful of attorneys who have completed trials of environmental tort claims for personal injury and property damages, an air pollution case, a groundwater contamination case and a maritime oil spill case.