Sherry Roshan Fredrick

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Defect
  • Business Litigation
  • Corporate Transactions
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • General Liability

Professional Background

Ms. Fredrick is an experienced litigator representing clients in construction and business litigation.

Ms. Fredrick provides the unique perspective of having worked several years as defense counsel for general contractors and developers followed by several years representing plaintiff homeowners in construction defect matters where her usual caseload consisted of 50-75 cases. She has experience taking these matters from inception to trial and/or mediation and settlement. Ms. Fredrick also has extensive experience in successfully handling a wide variety of other civil matters, including business litigation, incorporations, real estate transactions, and general liability from the inception of the case through appeal.

During law school, Ms. Fredrick served as Symposia Editor for the Whittier Law Review and was a National competitor, External Justice, and member of the Moot Court Honors Board. She is a published author in the area of medical malpractice and was the sole recipient of the ABOTA litigation fellowship for her law school in 1999. She had been a member of the Robert A. Banyard American Inn of Court for several years. Following law school, in 1998, Ms. Fredrick served as a Legal Research Assistant for the Honorable Justice Edward Wallin, of the California Court of Appeal, 4th District, Division 3

Ms. Fredrick also holds a California broker’s license which gives her a broad and useful perspective in real estate-related issues. Ms. Fredrick previously worked as a Deputy County Counsel for the County of Orange where she handled dozens of bench trials in dependency matters. She has also handled several unlawful detainer actions through trial.

Education

  • University of California at Irvine, Irvine, BA Criminology, Social Psychology and Statistical Analysis 1994
  • Whittier Law School, JD 1999
  • Whittier Law Review: Symposia Editor
  • Moot Court Honors Board: National Competitor; External Justice; Member.
  • Published Author: Comment, ERISA Plans and the Preemption Loophole that Health Maintenance Organizations Have Exploited to Shield Themselves From Regulation by Traditional State Law Causes of Action, Volume 20, No.4 (1999)
  • Dean’s List
  • Sole Recipient of the ABOTA Litigation Fellowship

Admissions and Memberships

  • The State Bar of California, 2000
  • United States District Court, 2000
  • United States Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit
  • OCBA Construction Litigation Section
  • OCBA Solo & Small Practice Section
  • Robert A. Banyard American Inn of Court
  • California Licensed Broker

Publications

  • Comment , ERISA Plans and the Preemption Loophole that Health Maintenance Organizations Have Exploited to Shield Themselves From Regulation by Traditional State Law Causes of Action, Volume 20, No.4 (1999).