WALNUT CREEK, CA--(Marketwire - September 29, 2009) - De La Housaye & Associates, a litigation and business transactional law firm headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, today announces that Cheryl Noll, a litigation attorney specializing in insurance defense, construction defect and personal injury law, has joined the firm's Walnut Creek headquarters.

Ms. Noll will serve as a litigation support attorney focusing primarily on the construction defect defense cases. As an integral part of the business litigation department, Ms. Noll's litigation experience transcends many facets of the De La Housaye & Associates trial work. Other experience includes advising city government on Charter City strategy and public programs, chairing bond measure and parcel tax campaigns and leading numerous community and educational support programs through all stages of evolution.

"Cheryl brings a strong foundation of successfully settling litigation in the best interests of her clients to our firm," states Angela De La Housaye, founder. "She also has extensive experience in public policy, community leadership, and education support programs which I think will be very important to us."

Currently, Ms. Noll chairs the Lafayette Charter City and Communication Committee, serves on the Executive Board of the Lafayette Community Foundation, is a member of the Governance Committee for the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation, and is on the Board of Directors of the Lamorinda Chapter of The National Charity League, Inc.

She received her law degree from University of San Diego and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo. She is a Member of the California State Bar Association.

De La Housaye & Associates is a growing practice with offices in Walnut Creek, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Because of recent expansion, the firm has moved to new locations in both its Walnut Creek headquarters and in San Francisco. The firm provides clients small-firm attention with large-firm expertise. With a thriving commercial litigation practice, the firm handles larger corporate matters such as corporate compliance, succession plans, and mergers and acquisitions. The attorneys and legal professionals at the firm have extensive legal experience and deliver personalized and dedicated attention to their clients. For more information, visit De La Housaye & Associates at www.delahousayelaw.com or call 925-944-3300.

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