Reginald A. (Reg) Vitek

Mr. Vitek practices in the area of complex business litigation.  He also has considerable experience in defense of professional liability claims against lawyers and is certified by the State Bar of California as a Legal Malpractice specialist.


Mr. Vitek received his B.A. from San Diego State College in 1964. He earned his law degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1967.

Professional Affiliations & Admissions

  • Admitted in several U.S. District Courts throughout the country
  • U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • Certified Specialist-Legal Malpractice, State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, San Diego Chapter (Founding Member of the Board of Governors)
  • ABA Committee on Commercial Litigation, Litigation Section (Former Co-Chair)
  • American Inns of Court, Louis M. Welsh San Diego Chapter (Master, Member of Executive Board)
  • Founding member of California State Bar Legal Malpractice Advisory Commission

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Panel member on California Continuing Education seminar on “Suits Against Business Entities”
  • Panel member on ABA/PLI seminar on “Competence in the Law Firm”
  • Panel member on Professional Liability Underwriting Society seminar on professional liability
  • Lecturer for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • Participant in several ABTL trial demonstrations
  • Panel member in several ABA National Legal Malpractice Conferences

Professional Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (Fellowship in the College is by invitation only and limited to the top one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or province.)
  • Listed, since 1995, in The Best Lawyers in America specializing in Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation
  • Listed in Super Lawyers since 2007, including as one of San Diego's top 50 lawyers (2008-2016, 2019) and as one of San Diego's top 10 attorneys (2009-2010)


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