WILLIAM A. MUÑOZ
WILLIAM A. MUÑOZ is the managing shareholder of the firm's Sacramento office and is licensed to practice in California and Nevada. He practices in state and federal court, primarily focusing on the defense of professionals, including attorneys, real estate agents/brokers, real estate appraisers, and insurance brokers. Mr. Muñoz is a certified specialist in Legal Malpractice Law by the California State Board of Specialization. Mr. Muñoz also advises and counsels employers on employment related issues including employee handbooks, offer letters, separation agreements, sexual harassment training, workplace investigations, and defends employers in wrongful termination/harassment, wage and hour and discrimination claims.
SUMMER M. SMITH
SUMMER M. SMITH, a partner in Archer Norris’s San Francisco office, brings substantial experience and in-depth knowledge to the firm’s litigation group. Her practice focuses on business and commercial litigation, along with the representation of professionals.
Throughout her 10+ years of legal practice, Summer has demonstrated her strength and skill as a litigator. She defends claims of product liability, malicious prosecution, abuse of process and intentional torts. She also assists and represents professional fiduciaries in the administration of their obligations to clients. Serving as counsel for litigated matters facing professional fiduciaries, she also advises on obligations owing to beneficiaries. Summer’s representation includes advice about the management of trust assets, and occasionally tenant rights and obligations when trust assets include residential properties.
Summer has been named to the Super Lawyers Magazine “Rising Star” list for the years 2009 through 2014.