Serving as Managing General Partner of Hamrick & Evans, LLP, with offices in California and Nevada, he also serves as Chairman of the Firm's Litigation/Construction Defect Practice Group and of the Firm's Insurance Practice Group.
Mr. Hamrick attended San Diego State University, where he obtained his B.A. with high honors, was named to the Dean's Honor List and was selected as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received his law degree from Santa Clara University, where he served as Research Editor for the Santa Clara Law Review and as a Judicial Extern to Judge Joseph Sneed, U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1985, he gained national recognition in the American Lawyer when he departed his former firm and founded his new firm.
He has been recognized as a “California Super Lawyer” for several consecutive years. Since founding Hamrick & Evans, LLP, he has concentrated his practice in the areas of construction defect litigation, insurance coverage, entertainment litigation, business and business litigation and environmental litigation. He has been involved in defending over 2,000 Construction Defect matters in both California and Nevada and has been recognized in the construction industry for his experience and knowledge. He represents clients in many sophisticated litigation matters, including construction, entertainment, bad faith and other complex civil litigation matters. He also possesses significant experience in the handling of all aspects of coverage-related matters, including coverage investigations, recommendations and litigation. He has lectured nationwide to insurance claims professionals and to attorneys, speaking on topics including construction defect litigation, mold litigation, state insurance regulations, insurance fraud, and current developments in insurance, construction and insurance coverage law. In 2009, he obtained a $7.06 Million Dollar Federal Court Jury Verdict.
He is peer-review AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1980, to the State Bar of Nevada in 2000, and to the State Bar of Colorado in 2001. He is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Southern California Defense Lawyers Association, the Defense Research and Trial Lawyers Association, the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Nevada and the State Bar of Colorado.