Gregory M. Hatton

Of Counsel

Greg Hatton's experience as a trial lawyer spans three decades, with verdicts for both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide array of fields, including aerospace, healthcare, indemnity and insurance, RICO, real property, construction, Medicare, lawyer liability, HOA liability, and personal injury. Reviews of Greg's work by judges and lawyers have earned Greg an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell.

  • Verdict for prominent medical research institute regarding emerging MRI technology
  • Defense Verdict for trucking company in wrongful death case
  • Verdict for insurer against insurance defense firm for committing insurance fraud
    • Closing Comment by Trial Judge: “If I were in a terrible, terrible business situation myself, I would obviously go to Hatton. .... I mean, that was a magnificent presentation. I never saw anything so well presented .... I admire good lawyering.”
  • Defense verdict for trauma surgeon in catastrophic injury case
  • Multi-million-dollar verdict against developer and contractor for real estate fraud in 14-week jury trial
  • Defense verdict for hospital in class action trial regarding hospital billing practices
  • Defense verdict for law firm accused of RICO violations
  • Defense verdict in class action trial against hospital arising out of statutory lien enforcement practices
  • Verdict for health care entity in United States Bankruptcy Court against claimant for committing Medicare and MediCal fraud
  • Verdict for Hospital before 3-Judge panel against Medicare for wrongful failure to pay reimbursements
  • Liability Verdict against title insurer for fraud including document destruction leading to multi-million dollar settlement during damages phase of trial
  • Defense verdict for HOA board of directors in 7-week trial



  • Designed comprehensive California subcontractor indemnity enforcement program for nationwide aerospace manufacturer.
  • Designed initial third-party claims administration program for regional rail authority.


Mr. Hatton is not an employee of Theodora Oringher. As Of Counsel to the Firm, he is an independent attorney with a separate law practice that handles matters and clients having no affiliation with the firm, who also works on certain specific matters for the firm on a contract and case by case basis. His work is not affiliated with TO unless the client has a current written engagement letter with our firm.