In July 2023, Greg Spaulding transitioned to Partner Emeritus with Spaulding McCullough & Tansil LLP. Although he is no longer practicing law with SMT, Greg has become a dispute resolution neutral for JAMS. SMT congratulates Greg on his distinguished legal career.
Following graduation with distinction from Southwestern University School of Law in 1982, Greg Spaulding worked as an associate for Achor and Miller, became a partner with Achor, Miller & Spaulding in 1987, and started his own firm in 1992. In 1996, he partnered with Kevin McCullough and Jan Tansil to create Spaulding McCullough & Tansil LLP. During his career, Greg was an experienced trial attorney representing business owners, individuals, contractors, public and private entities, hospitals, and doctors in litigation of business disputes, personal injury, construction claims, medical malpractice, employment claims, trust and probate disputes, and other matters. Greg conducted more than forty legal seminars, helping people better understand the legal system. He also taught Health Care Law in the Business Administration Masters Degree Program at the University of San Francisco.
Greg has been a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a national association of attorneys committed to the ethical practice of law and preservation of the jury trial system. Greg was also a member of the Sonoma County Bar Association (President, 2017), American Bar Association, and Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California. Greg served for 6 years on the board of directors of Legal Aid of Sonoma County, two and a half as president. He has served for more than twenty years on the board of directors of MOVES, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing violence through public education, spent ten years on the board of the Northern California Center for Well Being, and three years on the Allocations Committee for United Way. In addition, Greg volunteered his time as a Settlement Conference Panelist, Discovery Facilitator, and Demurer Facilitator for the Sonoma County Superior Court. Greg was also honored with the Amicus Curiae Award, the highest honor the Sonoma County Superior Court issues to an attorney.