San Diego Business Journal Names John Klinedinst to 2019 San Diego 500

Klinedinst Founder and CEO John D. Klinedinst was honored in San Diego Business Journal's List of 500 Influential Business Leaders for his legal skills and leadership. The list features business leaders in San Diego who make things happen.
The San Diego Business Journal has featured Klinedinst Founder and Chief Executive Officer John D. Klinedinst in the 2019 San Diego 500. The San Diego 500 is an annual list of influential business leaders in the region positively contributing to the local economy..

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – The San Diego Business Journal has featured Klinedinst Founder and CEO John D. Klinedinst in the 2019 edition of San Diego 500: The Book of Influential Business Leaders.

John Klinedinst
John D. Klinedinst

Honorees in the annual San Diego 500 span a wide range of industries, including defense, manufacturing, service providers, financial and technology firms, life sciences, and real estate companies. Mr. Klinedinst is one of the few law firm leaders singled out for inclusion in this year’s publication of movers and shakers.

Mr. Klinedinst launched Klinedinst in 1983. He built a practice focused on representing clients in professional liability, business litigation, and intellectual property disputes. Today, the firm he created has nearly 140 employees across five offices, from San Diego and Los Angeles to Sacramento and Seattle.

Klinedinst has been recognized by the San Diego Business Journal in previous years for his contributions to the business community, as well as the regional economy. In addition to naming Mr. Klinedinst to the Best of the Bar (2014) for his litigation and trial work, the San Diego Business Journal has named him Finalist or Winner of its Most Admired CEO award seven times since 2008. He also was named to the San Diego 500 in 2018.

San Diego Business Journal is one of the preeminent sources of business news and information on San Diego County’s companies, industries and business people. The publication’s regular lists provide comprehensive data and statistics on top-ranked San Diego companies and individuals across all industries.

Recipients of the SD 500 will be recognized at a special gathering by the San Diego Business Journal on January 16, 2019. The reception will take place just before the magazine’s annual Book of Lists event.

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About Klinedinst

Klinedinst is the go-to firm for clients looking for litigation, trial experience, transactional representation, and legal counsel.  The firm’s offices in Los AngelesSacramentoSan DiegoSanta Ana, and Seattle service the entire West Coast. What sets Klinedinst apart is the relationship our attorneys foster with each and every client. Klinedinst lawyers are indispensable strategic partners to business leaders, helping to achieve business objectives and create proactive solutions to resolve the many legal challenges that businesses are confronted with every day.  Whether vigorously advocating for business clients in court, or guiding business transactions and negotiations, Klinedinst is the trusted legal advisor to have by your side.