Carl J. Basile Of Counsel




Carl Basile has more than 10 years of experience representing business entities and individuals in a variety of matters. Carl focuses his practice on the defense of commercial general liability, product liability and professional liability claims. In addition, his practice history includes transportation, construction and public entity defense. Carl’s experience, knowledge and determination to achieve great results for his clients drive him to seek cost-effective, comprehensive resolutions to complex legal issues.

A large portion of Carl’s practice focuses around defense of claims against service industry companies and individuals, from security services providers to real estate professionals. Carl prides himself on fully understanding the issues surrounding not only the matter at hand but also the nuances of the business involved in the matter, enabling him to craft a resolution that protects the current and future interests of the business. Carl’s success in resolving matters through dispositive motions and through the mediation process shows a cost-conscious approach to achieving great results for his clients and carriers. Carl prides himself on having a productive working relationship not only with his clients and his carriers but also with co-counsel and opposing counsel.

While in law school, Carl was a judicial extern for the Honorable Katherine Feinstein of the San Francisco Superior Court. He earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award and Witkin Award for Academic Excellence. Carl also participated in the Golden Gate University/University of Paris X Nanterre program, where he studied French and EU Law while living in Paris.

Prior to law school, Carl worked in the internet and technology industry, building value for such companies as Yahoo! during the early days of the internet. His work was instrumental in making Yahoo! a truly global part of the World Wide Web.