Jeff G. Harmeyer

Jeff G. Harmeyer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in San Diego, CA

Harmeyer Law Group, APC
 | 110 West A Street, Suite 950
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-231-9800
Fax: 619-234-3800
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Insurance Coverage (30%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (20%)
Attorney Profile

Mr. Harmeyer has over 28 years of experience as a trial lawyer. He has significant jury trial experience, having tried jury cases throughout the State of California, in the county Superior Courts of San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Mateo, Sacramento and Mendocino. Mr. Harmeyer also provides appellate services, resulting in an impressive list of published decisions. He is a recognized expert on warranty law, product liability, contract interpretation, insurance coverage, and indemnity. His practice emphasizes business related matters, including lease disputes, contract disputes, product liability, insurance, and design liability. He provides business advice and directs litigation for his clients throughout California and the Southwest United States.



About Jeff Harmeyer

Admitted: 1990, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Martindale-Hubbel Peer Review Rating:  AV Preeminent.   Highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. Recognized as Honored Member in Sutton Who’s Who in American Law. Recognized as “Best Lawyers in San Diego” by San Diego Metropolitan Magazine, March 2012.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of California American Bar Association San Diego County Bar Association


  • CASES TRIED TO VERDICT: CASE NAME/DESCRIPTION - COURT NAME AND NUMBER  Avalon Pacific v. HD Supply, et al., Commercial Lease Dispute - Orange County Superior Court Case No. 30-2008-00105887;Gaskins v. Hassco, et al.; Construction Contract Dispute - Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2008-00007475;Hardage v. First Co.; Commercial Product Liability/Property Damage  - San Diego Superior Court Case No. GIC827498;JELD-WEN v. Alcoa; Asset Purchase Agreement/Contract Dispute - Chicago Arbitration Claim No. CPR G-07-51;James Kerr v. Home Depot; Product Conformity Contract Dispute - Mendocino Superior Court Case No. SCUK CVG 0594769;Keener v. Jeld-Wen, et al.; Wrongful Death - San Diego Superior Court Case No. GIN031341;Miranda v. Contractors’ Warehouse; Premises Liability/ Personal Injury - Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. 03K09943;Dorn v. Contractors’ Warehouse; Premises Liability/ Personal Injury - Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. KC 043301 L; BCP v. Alpha, et al.; Development Contract Dispute - San Diego Superior Court Case No. 788795;Critical Air Medicine v. Mount Graham Hospital; Air Ambulance Contract Dispute - American Arbitration Assn. Claim No. 76 Y 193 00065 01;D’Amico v. Contractors’ Warehouse; Product Liability/ Personal Injury - Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. PC 024263 Y;City of San Diego v. Group Delta; Soils Engineer Professional Liability - San Diego Superior Court Case No. 730994;Bowman's College Center Garage v. American Hardware - San Diego Superior Court Case No. 37-2010-00104556.

Representative Clients:

  • Lightstream, L.P.
  • A-440 Enterprises, Inc.; Aquaneering, Inc.; Architects Hanna Gabriel Wells;  Architectural Traditions; Ashbrook Communities; Bowman’s College Center Garage; Cambridge La-Salle San Diego, LLC; Critical Air Medicine, Inc.; Ellis Contracting; Grant General Contractors, Inc.; Hardage Hotels; HD Supply Repair & Remodel; Hilton Worldwide, Inc.; JELD-WEN, inc.; KCW Consulting; LDI Mechanical, Inc.; Mark Stangl Construction; Maser Mechanical; New Southwest Door Company, Inc.; North Orange Coast Painting; Readylift Suspension, Inc.; Seahaus La Jolla Owners Association; Vertical Infill, Inc.; Windowmaster; Woodfin Suite Hotels.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • PUBLISHED DECISIONS:Erreca’s v. Superior Court (1993) 19 Cal.App.4th 1475, (defining the legal basis for good faith settlement);Regan Roofing Co. v. Superior Court (1994) 24 Cal.App.4th 425, (distinguishing concepts of contractual indemnity from insurance);Jimenez v. Superior Court (2002) 29 Cal.4th 473, (applying the economic loss rule to product liability);Jeld-Wen v. Superior Court (2005) 131 Cal.App.4th 853, (excluding evidence of negligent entrustment when respondeat superior is admitted);Jeld-Wen v. Superior Court (2007) 246 Cal.App.4th 536, (forbidding Courts from mandating private mediation);Jeld-Wen v. Keener (2008) 46 Cal.4th 247, (analysis of defects in jury polling).Diaz v. Carcamo (2011) 51 Cal.4th 1148 (excluding evidence of negligent hiring when respondeat superior is admitted). Argued twice before the California Supreme Court

Educational Background:

  • B.S. Iowa State University, 1982

Industry Groups

  • Associated Genreal Contractors
  • Association Of Business Trial Lawyers
  • DRI
Office Location for Jeff G. Harmeyer

110 West A Street
Suite 950
San Diego, CA 92101

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Last Updated: 8/21/2018

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