Steven A. Tisi was born in Washington, D.C., but is a longtime resident of San Diego. He attended Saint Augustine High School in North Park and graduated from University of California, San Diego in 1985. While at UCSD, Mr. Tisi was a founding member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and was active in several student body organizations.
Prior to attending law school at Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, Mr. Tisi worked as a business litigation paralegal at the Los Angeles Law Firm of Munger, Tolls and Olson. During law school, Mr. Tisi completed a prestigious clerkship with the United States Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Tisi was admitted to the California Bar in 1993, and joined the Law Firm of Gibbs, Eppsteiner and Stagg, which later became Gibbs and Fuerst. As a senior associate, Mr. Tisi defended major retailers in all areas of personal injury, and represented public entities, including law enforcement agencies, municipalities and school districts. Mr. Tisi joined Winet Patrick Gayer Creighton & Hanes in 2017. Throughout his 24-year career, Mr. Tisi has also worked extensively in the areas of employment litigation, disability retirement, landlord- tenant and civil rights.
In addition to managing a busy litigation practice, Mr. Tisi enjoys presenting seminars to clients to assist with their Risk Management needs. He has also drafted employee handbooks and policy manuals for employers.
Mr. Tisi is a member of the California State Bar and is also admitted to the United States Federal District Court for the Southern District of California. Steve is also a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, the San Diego Defense Lawyers Association, National Association of Subrogation Professionals and Lambda Legal. In his free time, Mr. Tisi volunteers for the Barking Lot Dog Rescue.
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