Arthur J. Casey is a Partner at the firm’s Silicon Valley office. He began his legal career at Robinson & Wood, Inc. in San Jose, and was a shareholder in the firm until opening his own office in October, 2017. After growing that practice, he merged with Ford, Walker, Haggerty & Behar in July, 2021. Mr. Casey’s defense practice emphasizes transportation litigation, defense of manufacturers and distributors in products
liability litigation and defense of individuals and companies in premises liability, governmental entity defense and employment law defense.
Mr. Casey’s transportation practice includes successful and effective representation of a major package delivery carrier, national logistics and
delivery companies, and individuals involved in the transportation industry.
Mr. Casey’s products liability defense practice includes representing various manufacturers and distributors either directly or through third
party administrators and insurance carriers. Mr. Casey has a very high success rate in resolving difficult and high exposure cases involving
catastrophic injuries. He is particularly adept at working with foreign manufacturers, especially Japanese manufacturers insured through
Japanese insurers. Mr. Casey’s product liability practice has included successful litigation and settlement of many different kinds of products
and injuries, including significant burns suffered while using a radiator flush system, leg amputation while using a manual hoist, several
wrongful death cases representing a major chain manufacturer, serious injuries allegedly caused by bicycle component parts, serious injuries and death by electrocution while using power tools, serious injuries suffered while working around a surgical table, property damage subrogation claims at time with damages claimed in the millions and many other types of products liability cases.
Mr. Casey’s premises liability practice includes defense of large retailers, owners of small and large commercial buildings, homeowners and
various construction trade contractors.
Mr. Casey also has 35-years of very specialized experience representing insurance carriers in the investigation of first-and-third party fraud.
Mr. Casey has been an author and lecturer for California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) for several years, including Chapter Author for CEB Publication, California Civil Discovery Practice, 4th Ed. (2006). He also has been teaching business law and employment law in the School of Management at San Jose State University for 15-years.
- State Bar of California
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
- U.S. Court of Appeal, Federal Circuitv
- J.D. – University of Santa Clara
- B.A. – University of San Diego