Frederick Schenk – a longtime partner with San Diego-based law firm CaseyGerry – just finished a two-year term as president of the board of directors for 22nd District Agricultural Association (San Diego County Fair Board). The volunteer position has entailed overseeing operations at the California state owned and operated fairgrounds, which has a positive yearly economic impact on the region of over $475 million creating thousands of jobs and business opportunities and hosting events year round – such as the San Diego County Fair, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, the new high profile music festival Kaaboo and numerous other community attractions.
Schenk, appointed to the Board by Governor Jerry Brown in 2011, has a long-time association with the San Diego County Fair Board and was appointed previously by former Governor Gray Davis, serving from 2002 to 2006. While he has finished his fair board presidency, he will continue to serve on the board of directors until January 2018.
During his tenure as president, the board achieved much success, including hosting significant events and implementing long-term changes, among them:
Specific programs include:
Schenk, who has been with CaseyGerry for 30 years, concentrates his practice on products liability, serious personal injury and asbestos litigation.
CaseyGerry was established in 1947, and is the oldest plaintiffs’ law firm in San Diego. The firm’s 15 attorneys practice in numerous areas, including serious personal injury, product liability, pharmaceutical, mass tort and class action litigation. Headquartered at 110 Laurel St. in the Banker’s Hill neighborhood of San Diego, the firm also has an office in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif. For more information call 619-283-1811.