Richard R. Pedersen
Moderator
Pedersen, Eichenbaum, Lauderdale & Siehl

Richard R. Pedersen is the managing partner of the San Jose law firm of Pedersen, Eichenbaum, Lauderdale and Siehl, the Staff Counsel office of the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies, where his main areas of practice are personal injury defense, medical malpractice and product liability. Mr. Pedersen received his B.S. degree from California State University, Long Beach, and his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law. He has spoken to various professional groups on his areas of practice. . Mr. Pedersen is a member of the SCCBA (past chair of the Civil Practice Committee), the California State Bar, the Defense Research Institute, and the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California/Nevada He is a frequent speaker at SCCBA programs and has coached the Leland High School Mock Trial Team. Mr. Pedersen is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Lincoln Law School, teaching Negotiation and Mediation and Moot Court.