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Wayne H. Maire is the founding principal of Maire & Deedon.  The firm was originally founded in 1983 in Redding, California.  Mr. Maire’s practice emphasis is civil defense litigation.  He focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, public entity litigation, personal injury litigation, casualty and surety law.

Mr. Maire received his Bachelor of Arts degree at Brigham Young University in 1976 and his law degree at University of Santa Clara, School of Law in 1979.  He was admitted to the State Bar of California and the United States Northern and Eastern District Courts in 1979. In 1989, Mr. Maire received the “AV” designation by his peers for being considered in a class of attorneys who are “Very High to Preeminent” in their field.

In 2017 he was recognized by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel as being in the Nation’s top 1% of litigation counsel and has been selected by Best Lawyers as the 2020 Lawyer of the Year for attorney’s representing defendants in the Sacramento region. Mr. Maire has been recognized by Law & Politics as one of Northern California’s “Super Lawyers” since 2005 and in Best Lawyers in America since 2010. In 2003 Mr. Maire was one of 4 California attorneys appointed by Chief Justice Ron George of the California Supreme Court to serve on the Blue Ribbon Panel of Experts on the Fair and Efficient Administration of Civil Cases.

Mr. Maire is a member of the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada and served as its President in 2002. He is also a member of the California Defense Council and served as its President in 2006. He has been a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates since 1999 and served on the Board of Directors of the Defense Research Institute from 2004 to 2007 as the Pacific Region Director for California, Arizona, Nevada and Hawaii.

Contact Wayne H. Maire by email wmaire@maire-law.com