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Where the Science of Persuasion Meets the Art of Advocacy

Creative strategies, efficiency, and execution win trials. If you are an attorney, business, or individual seeking trial counsel for your case, look no further. Contingency, fixed, and success fee arrangements are welcome.

Jesse Gessin

Jesse Gessin is trial counsel for businesses and individuals.  He is the rare attorney who successfully tries cases as lead trial counsel where he is hired on the eve of trial.  Jesse’s many trial victories may be found here.  Jesse is also available for association by other attorneys for purposes of consultation, trial, or both. 

Jesse has handled countless civil and criminal matters at all
phases of litigation.  He has been lead counsel in over thirty-five jury
trials to verdict.  As a plaintiff’s attorney, he has obtained
multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in civil cases.  As a civil
defense attorney, he has accomplished dismissals, summary judgments, and
complete defense verdicts.  In criminal cases, he has achieved dismissal,
acquittal, mistrial, or reversal on appeal in over seventy percent of his
criminal trials, twenty-five percent ending in total acquittal.  His
acquittal rate far eclipses the national average.

Prior to forming Gessin Ltd, Jesse was a partner in a nationally recognized business trial boutique law firm.  Before then, for close to a decade, he was a deputy federal public defender in two offices. 

Jesse teaches trial advocacy at the University of California, Irvine School of Law (a top 30 law school by US News and World Report), is recognized for his trial work by various publications Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Benchmark Litigation, TopVerdict, Courtroom View Network Top 10 Defense Verdicts, The Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals, and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.  He is a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America (by invitation only, limited to top 1/2 of 1 percent of lawyers nationally) – Orders of Veritas and Certus, and a member of the Trial Law Institute and Diversity Law Institute .  He is a graduate of George Washington University Law School.  

View Jesse’s results or resume.