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Catherine M. Asuncion

Catherine M. Asuncion

San Diego
402 West Broadway
Suite 1850
San Diego, CA 92101
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Catherine Asuncion is a member of the firm’s Transportation Law, Appellate, General Liability and  Construction Law Practice Groups. She focuses on defending cases involving motor vehicle negligence, trucking and transportation, civil rights/ADA, product liability, premises liability and wrongful death.

Prior to joining Haight, Catherine represented clients and businesses in multiple areas including professional liability, employment, products liability, general liability, constitutional law, civil rights, healthcare, disability access, environmental and premises liability. She is experienced in all phases of litigation in state and federal court, including pre-suit case evaluation, motion practice and trial preparation all the way through the appeals process where she has extensive experience involving writs, appeals and analysis of appellate issues.

During her free time, Catherine enjoys surfing, playing soccer, trying to learn how to play tennis, and hanging out with her dog.


California Western School of Law (JD, 2015)

Chapman University (BA, 2010)

California State Courts
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

National Filipino American Lawyers Association – Treasurer

Filipino Ameircan Lawyers of San Diego – Director at Large; President 2017-2018; Treasurer 2016

Lawyers Club of San Diego – Amicus Committee Co-Chair

San Diego County Bar Association – Appellate Practice Section Executive Committee

Super Lawyers Rising Star 2020, 2021

Lawyers Club of San Diego C. Hugh Friedman New Lawyer Award 2020

San Diego County Bar Association Outstanding Service by a New Lawyer Award 2020

San Diego Business Journal, 40 Next Top Business Leaders Under Forty 2019