Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties is pleased to announce that Victoria Boynton, Associate General Counsel, has been selected through peer nominating as one of San Diego’s leading in-house corporate counsels in The Daily Transcript’s annual “Power of Attorneys” program.
Boynton was selected by an independent judging panel, finalists exemplify leadership, dedication and achievement, community involvement and commitment to diversity in the profession, according to The Daily Transcript/San Diego Source, a business newspaper and website. Finalists will be highlighted with biographies on Oct. 2 in a “Power of Attorneys” special publication of The Daily Transcript and online at www.sddt.com.
“Vicki has made herself an invaluable member of our team since Day 1, and it is gratifying to see her recognized by her peers for her contributions to the company as well as the legal, business and volunteer communities,” said David M. Cabot, President and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties.
Ms. Boynton has extensive experience in commercial and residential brokerage as well as general corporate and litigation. As an Assistant U.S. Attorney, she prosecuted high-level drug cases and represented the government on civil tort claims. Prior to entering the real estate domain, she handled litigation matters successfully through trial; many resulted in verdicts exceeding $500,000. She served as in-house counsel for The Upper Deck Company, a top-rated sport memorabilia firm, as well as a North County developer of golf courses, resorts and commercial shopping centers in San Diego County.
She has been Associate General Counsel with Pickford Real Estate Inc. dba Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, Pickford Escrow Company and The Escrow Firm, since 2007. She received her bachelor of arts degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and her juris doctorate from California Western School of Law. She has successfully completed several mediation trainings with the San Diego Association of Realtors, the American Arbitration Association and the California Association of Realtors, and has served as a judge pro-tem for the San Diego Superior Court.
In addition to her professional work, Ms. Boynton is a longtime volunteer with Social Advocates for Youth as well as Canine Companions for Independence, a national nonprofit organization that provides highly trained service dogs to people with disabilities.