Baker Burton and Lundy, P.C.
Get Expert Legal Advice from Baker, Burton & Lundy, a South Bay Personal Injury, Business and Probate Law Firm
Baker, Burton & Lundy, a South Bay law firm for over 30 years, offers highly skilled and personalized legal services. If you have a legal problem, we will solve it. The firm prides itself on quality work and bringing common sense to the application of law. Baker, Burton & Lundy emphasizes one-on-one consultation with each client, clearly explaining options and customizing solutions.
The largest law firm in Hermosa Beach, Baker, Burton & Lundy is one of the few firms in the "Billion Dollar Club" with verdicts and settlements totaling over $4 billion. Yet it prides itself on the fact that its clients get the personal attention necessary to insure that all their legal needs are met. The attorneys of Baker, Burton & Lundy offer clients an unusual combination: a casual office atmosphere that reflects the spirit of the Beach Cities with an intensive legal practice that thrives on the challenge of handling complex issues and defeating powerful opponents.
A full-service law firm, Baker, Burton & Lundy has been honored by Martindale Hubbel with the prestigious AV rating*. In fact the three principal attorneys alone have close to 100 years of experience practicing law. Their practice has included litigating matters at all levels of the United States Court systems including multiple times before the U. S. Supreme Court. Its attorney's have been honored as Super Lawyers® in the fields of trial law and estate planning.
All Californians have benefited from the success of Baker, Burton & Lundy's legal victories. Its class-action anti-trust victory forced two of the largest energy companies in the world to change their predatory practices after the natural gas price-fixing conspiracy of the 1990s. This legal victory lowered the price of energy for everyone in California and resulted in more than $4 billion in damages and benefits for most energy consumers. In addition, Baker, Burton & Lundy's tenacious prosecution against Caltrans instigated a state-wide safety review of rural intersections, making roads safer for all drivers throughout California.
We have also won many million-dollar and multimillion-dollar damages awards in personal injury and mass tort litigation. This record of success allows us to commit whatever resources are necessary to prove our client's case in personal injury, medical malpractice or wrongful death claims of any degree of complexity.
Baker, Burton & Lundy offers expertise in almost every area of the law from high level business transactions for world-wide clients, to finely constructed estate plans covering wealth protection, especially from estate taxes.
Albro Lundy III
Litigation, Medical Malpractice Injury and Personal Injury
A leader in the legal field, Albro L. Lundy III epitomizes the ultimate in a trial lawyer. Not only is he a true warrior in the mold of his fighter pilot father (POW/MIA Maj. Albro L. Lundy Jr.) but he is also a deeply caring man who is willing to sacrifice for his client's cause. When you ask Albro what kind of law he practices, he will tell you: Trial Law. A fighter pilot in the courtroom, if you have a dispute, you need to hire Albro. An award-winning litigator with billions of dollars in verdicts and settlements to his credit, Albro is an AV rated lawyer, who was selected for inclusion in the California Super Lawyers 2008. He has been named one of the top trial lawyers in the State of California and is a 2009 finalist for the California Consumer Attorney of the Year and was among a select few nominated for Trial Lawyer of the Year for the Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles.
Albro's success across the spectrum of cases make him in demand not only in the South Bay but across the U.S. Whether it is in prosecuting an anti-trust conspiracy against some of the world's largest energy companies that created the California energy crisis of 1990 to recover billions of dollars or in winning an eight figure multi-million dollar verdict against Cal-Trans for its dangerous roads and making the state's roads safer for everyone or defending the small business owner's rights, Albro gives every client the utmost in professional skill and personal attention. His record includes numerous seven and eight figure verdicts and settlements and his cases involve motor vehicle, motorcycle, truck, airplane and boating accidents, product defects, medical malpractice, workplace incidents, wrongful death, civil rights, dangerous roads, burns, breach of contracts, business disputes and others.
Albro's experience and advocacy ranges from the small town courtroom to the Halls of Congress. His charisma and persuasiveness has drawn public figures no less than Muhammad Ali, Al Gore and Ross Perot to take up his cause and stand by him for justice. In fact, The Champ, travelled with Albro to Vietnam, (ironically since he gave up his world Championship Crown and went to prison because he would not fight in Vietnam) to negotiate with its Premier the release of American prisoners they believed were held hostage by the communist government. Albro met with then-Senator Gore to convince him to cast the deciding vote to form a critical Senate Select Committee to investigate Government malfeasance. Albro has argued and delivered sworn testimony before both the Senate and House of Representatives. Albro's stand for the defenseless has attracted the attention of many major media outlets and he has appeared on Larry King Live, Good Morning America, the Ronald Reagan Show and Crossfire opposite John McCain to name a few.
A fifth generation Angelino, Albro graduated with a BA in Business Economics from UCLA in 1981 and was honored as a Chancellor's Marshall for his outstanding citizenship and service to the UCLA community. Before attending law school, Mr. Lundy won one of twelve fellowships from the prestigious CORO Foundation, which includes credit towards a Master's Degree in Public Affairs from Claremont Graduate School. Albro received his law degree from the Loyola Law School in 1981. After honing his skills at several prominent litigation firms, Mr. Lundy joined Baker and Burton in 1994. He and his partners pride themselves on their commitment to their clients and their community, trying to make this world a better place by the practice of their profession.
A member of the California State Bar Association, Albro is also a member of the California Consumer Attorneys Association, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the American Association for Justice, organizations which focus on protecting the injured and oppressed. Mr. Lundy a founding member of the 8th Street Lawyers, a group of trial lawyers from both the plaintiff and defense bar who have come together for the specific purpose of promoting civility in the legal profession.
Each of the partners here at Baker, Burton & Lundy believe we have an obligation to give back to our community both legally and through community service. One of the most powerful ways in which Baker, Burton & Lundy has demonstrated its commitment to give back was regarding the fees it earned for its work in the $1.7 billion dollar win against Texas El Paso Gas Company. Baker, Burton & Lundy pledged to donate and then did donate 25% of their fees to charity. One of the primary recipients of this pledge was Floresta / Plant with Purpose (www.floresta.org or www.plantwithpurpose.org). Floresta, a Christian nonprofit organization, reverses deforestation and poverty in the world, by transforming the lives of the rural poor. Floresta heals the land and its people. Albro Lundy has been involved with Floresta since 1986 and has served on its Board of Directors for ten years. He is currently general counsel to Floresta and his wife now serves on the Board. Albro has taken his family on mission trips for Floresta to Tanzania, Africa and the Dominican Republic.
When Baker, Burton & Lundy won $2 billion dollars against Sempra Energy for unfair business practices, it took a portion of its fees and endowed a chair for Consumer Protection at Loyola Law School. We believe that having a full-time professor specifically teaching the law of consumer protection will make a difference by inspiring lawyers to make this world a safer place to live and protecting the men, women and children of the State of California from unfair business practices. We believe that those who are blessed with the opportunity to go to law school and practice law also have the obligation to use that skill and expertise to promote justice. To those who are given much, much is expected. Baker, Burton & Lundy takes that verse very seriously.
Albro, a man of deep faith, has been a member of the St. Lawrence Martyr Parish in Redondo Beach and has served on its Parish council for the last four years, and is currently serving as Vice President. Albro and his wife Cathi have been giving Engaged Encounter weekends for the Catholic Church for the last 23 years. They believe that marriage is the cornerstone of a strong family and that families are the basic fabric of our community. They have given weekends to over 4,000 couples and believe that they are changing the world by building strong marriages.
No greater love hath man than to lay down his life for another. Practically speaking, every time you donate blood, you save someone's life. Since he was 16 years old, Albro Lundy has been donating blood and currently has donated over 115 pints. When he was at UCLA, he ran the blood drive one quarter and was able to secure over 1,700 pints of blood. Albro isn't kidding when he says he truly gives of himself when he donates blood and tries to donate whenever he can. Among other volunteer endeavors that Albro gives of himself is his commitment to coaching. He has lost track of the number of basketball, soccer and volleyball teams he has coached but continues to do so as he believes that teaching by example is truly learned. It is not about winning per se, but about having fun. Albro's teams have fun.
Areas of Practice
- Medical Malpractice Injury
- Personal Injury
- Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
- University of California Los Angeles , Los Angeles, California
- Honors: Chancellor's Marshall for his Outstanding Citizenship
- Major: Business Economics
Professional Associations and Memberships
- California State Bar Association, Member
- Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
- California Consumer Attorneys Association , Member
- Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member
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