Richard Michael Wirtz is the founding and managing attorney of Wirtz Law. Selected as one of San Diego’s Super Lawyers for 2012 and 2013, he specializes in complex business litigation through jury trials, arbitrations, settlement conferences and mediations, with focus across all aspects of intellectual property, business, employment, insurance and real estate litigation.
Mr. Wirtz is active in state and federal court proceedings, representing businesses of all sizes, as well as entrepreneurs, executives and individuals. Additionally, based on his extensive litigation experience, he provides “general counsel” services for intellectual property, business, employment, and real estate matters.
Mr. Wirtz continually uses his profession to advance community justice and enrichment. Prior to starting his firm in 1995, he opposed Fortune 500 Companies in high-profile, multi-million dollar, national class actions involving securities and consumer fraud, unfair trade practices and complex business issues.
Mr. Wirtz also helped defend the United Farm Workers union against wrongful boycott charges in the final days of Cesar Chavez’ life. Beyond the courtroom and the conference room.
Mr. Wirtz can also be found offering his professional insights as a legal expert on several localtelevision and radio programs. Mr. Wirtz received his law degree from the University of San Diego (J.D., 1987) and his undergraduate degree from Knox College (B.A., History, 1984).
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