Phillips, Spallas & Angstadt LLP is an AV rated, civil litigation firm with an unparalleled record of successful results for our clients, emphasizing prompt, economic resolution. We possess the knowledge to navigate all state and federal venues in California and Nevada for our clients, who include numerous Fortune 500 companies. We obtain the best possible solutions for our clients, efficiently and effectively meeting our clients’ objectives. Our 95% success rate in trial speaks for itself.

Phillips, Spallas & Angstadt LLP is an AV rated, civil litigation firm with an unparalleled record of successful results for our clients, emphasizing prompt, economic resolution. We possess the knowledge to navigate all state and federal venues in California and Nevada for our clients, who include numerous Fortune 500 companies. We obtain the best possible solutions for our clients, efficiently and effectively meeting our clients' objectives. Our 95% success rate in trial speaks for itself.
Although highly successful at trial, we recognize that early resolution often meets our clients' objectives, and we pride ourselves on our early and accurate evaluation of all matters.
A key ingredient of our firm's success is the diversity of our attorneys. We are committed to diversity both within the firm and the profession of law at large. We are registered by the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency as a minority-owned business, and we are a member of the California Minority Counsel Program. We are also proud to support several fellowships for minority students.

 

New Partner Announcement

We are delighted to announce that Alyce Foshee and Timothy Kuhls have been elevated to Partner.
Ms. Foshee is based in the San Francisco office and specializes in product liability, catastrophic personal injury, pharmacy and trucking cases. She serves numerous clients throughout the Bay Area and in Nevada and has extraordinary litigation experience. Her extensive familiarity with the judiciary of both State and Federal Courts, and with civil procedure unique to both, makes Ms. Foshee a trusted ally and asset for clients.
Mr. Kuhls is based in the Las Vegas office. Few attorneys are more adept and experienced in navigating the complexities and vagaries of Las Vegas litigation. With a fine working knowledge of the plaintiff’s bar and sitting Judges, Mr. Kuhls routinely and successfully facilitates the resolution of high exposure cases, whether by settlement or trial. Mr. Kuhls has a close and trusted relationship with his many clients who value his responsiveness, creativity and tenacity.
Congratulations to Alyce and Tim! We are so very proud to welcome you into the Partnership.


 

 


 





Featured Attorneys 

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Alyce W. Foshee

Partner

Based in our San Francisco office, Alyce W. Foshee specializes in civil litigation defense, with a focus on high-value product liability, catastrophic personal injury, pharmacy and trucking cases. Her extensive familiarity with the judiciary of both State and Federal Courts makes Ms. Foshee a trusted ally and asset for clients. Ms. Foshee received her J.D. degree and graduated with the highest honors from Golden Gate University, School of Law in 2014. She is admitted to practice both in California and Nevada
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Timothy D. Kuhls

Partner

Timothy D. Kuhls manages our Las Vegas office.  His civil litigation practice focuses primarily on the defense of products liability, premises liability, and related claims. He received both his J.D. and LL.M. degrees from the University of New Hampshire School of Law and his B.A. from Cornell University.  Mr. Kuhls is an active supporter of Las Vegas’ pro bono initiative as a Child Advocacy Project volunteer.  He is admitted to practice in Nevada, New York, and New Jersey.

 

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Elisa R. Marcaletti

Partner

Elisa R. Marcaletti joined the firm's San Francisco office in 2003, shortly after receiving her J.D. degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law. Her practice focuses on landlord-tenant, personal injury, premises liability, and real estate/real property disputes. Ms. Marcaletti has successfully handled a wide variety of high exposure cases at both the trial court and appellate levels, including wrongful evictions, fire losses, landslides, mold and toxic exposure, construction defect, and catastrophic injury cases.

 

 

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