Mr. Anello is a member of the firm’s litigation team. He handles matters in all of the firm’s core practice areas, with a primary focus on business, real estate, and construction related disputes. A native San Diegan, and third generation attorney, Mr. Anello has deep roots within the southern California business and legal communities. Mr. Anello’s legal career began at a large national law firm where his practice consisted primarily of defense of securities actions, commercial litigation, and insurance defense litigation. Mr. Anello also has experience in public entity law. He practices in state and federal courts and alternative dispute resolution forums and is admitted to all Federal District Courts in California.
Prior to commencing his legal career, Mr. Anello served as a Project Manager and LEED AP on several large-scale military, federal, and commercial construction projects. In that dual role, he was responsible for on-site management and coordination of all facets of the projects, from project bidding to turn-over. This experience gives Mr. Anello a unique perspective in representing clients and an understanding of the practical issues underlying the legal matters he handles as an attorney and contributes to the direct and pragmatic approach he takes on each case.