Our Firm

Caldwell Leslie & Proctor is one of the preeminent litigation boutiques in California, combining the first-rate skills of a larger firm with the responsiveness of a small firm to help our clients achieve success.

Our Clients

Founded in 1988 as an intelligent alternative to large law firms, Caldwell Leslie’s record of success at trial, in alternative dispute resolution proceedings, and on appeal has attracted a loyal roster of clients, including:

  • Fortune 500 corporations
  • closely held businesses
  • major studios and networks
  • new media and emerging technology companies
  • cities and counties
  • state and local agencies
  • foreign companies
  • professionals and community groups

Prominent law firms also routinely rely on Caldwell Leslie for representation in high-stakes litigation—a testament to the reputation of our attorneys.

Our Lawyers

Each of our team of twenty-seven lawyers joined Caldwell Leslie after gaining valuable experience in federal clerkships, at the United States Attorney’s Office, or in the Office of the Federal Public Defender. Sixteen of our lawyers are shareholders, ten of whom have worked at Caldwell Leslie for nearly their entire legal careers, save for time spent in federal clerkships or a year spent at a large firm.