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New Additions to KNCH Partnership

KNCH is pleased to announce the addition of both Fort Zackary and Richard Somes to its partnership. 

Fort Zackary is a resident in the firm’s San Diego office.  Prior to joining KNCH in 2002 , he served on active duty in the United States Navy as a carrier pilot, attaining the rank of Commander and earning Meritorious Service Medals as Commanding Officer of VRC-30 and Air Boss on U.S.S. Independence.  His work in the defense of the firm’s developer and subcontractor clients in complex construction defect cases has been steadfast and accomplished.   

Richard Somes works in the firm’s Irvine office.    Prior to joining the firm in 2007, Mr. Somes practiced in the area of medical malpractice, toxic and mass torts, construction law, personal injury accident lawsuits, and employment litigation. Mr. Somes worked for the Marriott Corporation in their loss prevention department before embarking on a legal career.  At KNCH his practice has been predominately in the areas of general liability and construction law.