Attorneys

Almeida, Pete E.

Partner

P: 213-404-1166

E: palmeida@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Recovery
  • Worker’s Compensation

 

Law School

Pepperdine University School of Law 1991

Admissions

State Bar of California 1992

Crossin, Peter H.

Partner, Head of Law & Motion and Appellate Practice Group

P: 213-404-1101

E: pcrossin@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Head of firm’s Law &
    Motion and Appellate
    Practice Group
  • Consumer Legal Remedies
    Act and B&P Section 17200
    et al. litigation
  • Business dispute litigation
  • Complex tort litigation

Law School

Whittier College School of Law 1992

Admissions

California State Bar, (1993) U.S. District Court, Central District of California, United States Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit

Czajkowskyj, Cyril S.

Partner, Senior Trial Counsel

P: 213-404-1112

E: cczajkowskyj@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Rights Discrimination
  • Employment Termination
  • HOA and Landlord-
    Tenant Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Defense
  • Libel
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Property and
    Contract Disputes

Law School

University of San Francisco – J.D. 1977

Admissions

1978 California State Bar, United States District Court, Central and Northern Districts of California, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Galloway, James C.

Partner

P: 213-404-1102

E: jgalloway@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Auto
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Multi-Party Construction
    Defect Matters
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability

Law School

Southwestern University 1969 J.D.

Admissions

State Bar of California (1970);United States District Court (1970);United States Supreme Court (1976)

Glazer, William J.

Partner

P: 213-404-1153

E: wglazer@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Governmental
  • Product Liability
  • Public Transportation
    (Bus and Rail)
  • Premises Liability
  • Toxic Tort
  • Trucking

 

Law School

Loyola University of Los Angeles Law School 1975

Admissions

State Bar of California (1975), USDC Central Dist. (1975), U.S. Supreme Court (1982)

Lussier, Kevin R.

Partner, Head of Intellectual Property Dept.

P: 213-404-1115

E: klussier@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Head of Firm’s
    Intellectual Property Dept.
  • False Advertising
  • Trademark and Copyright
    Infringement
  • Trade Secret Disputes
  • Unfair Competition

Law School

University of California, Davis 1989

Admissions

California State Bar (1989); United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; United States District Court for the Central District of California; United States District Court for the Southern District of California; United State District Court for the Northern District of California; United States District court for the Eastern District of California

Mackey, Robert T.

Partner, Senior Trial Counsel

P: 213-404-1108

E: rmackey@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Assault and Battery
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment
  • FEHA Claims
  • Motorcycle and
    Pedestrian Accidents
  • Negligent Security
  • Product Liability
  •  Slip/Trip and Falls
  • Wrongful Death Cases

Law School

University of Quinnipiac (1999)

Admissions

State Bar of New York (1999), State Bar of Connecticut (1999), and State Bar of California (2000)

Rudy, Mark M.

Partner

P: 213-404-1149

E: mrudy@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Birth Injury
  • Complex Personal Injury
  • Healthcare-Related Medical
    and Dental Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Neurological Damage
  • Premises Liability
  • Serious Injury
  • Sexual Harassment
    and Battery against
    Healthcare Providers
  • Wrongful Death

Law School

University of California, Hastings College of the Law J.D., 1986

Admissions

State Bar of California (1986);United States District Court, Central District

Weinstein, Mark A.

Partner, Senior Trial Counsel

P: 213-404-1150

E: mweinstein@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Head of Firm’s
    Appellate Practice Group
  • Assumption of Risk Defense
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Construction Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Foster Care Liability
  • Police Misconduct
  • Public Entity Defense
  • Harassment
  • High-Profile Civil Rights
  • Insurance Defense
  • Intellectual Property
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Negligent Security
  • Products Liability
  • Truck Accidents

Law School

Loyola Marymount University School of Law 1975

Admissions

State Bar of California (1975); Central District Court of California; United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit

Dieffenbach, Richard P.

Senior Trial Counsel

P: 213-404-1154

E: rdieffenbach@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Appeals
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Construction Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Employment

Law School

Albright College B.A. with honors 1978

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law J.D. 1981

Admissions

State Bar of California (1982); All California U.S. District Courts (1982); Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal (1982); US Bankruptcy Court (1982); Los Angeles Bar Association; Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC); American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

Ashley, Kim D.

Associate

P: 213-404-1139

E: kashley@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Appellate Practice
  • Breach Of Contract
  • Copyright and
    Trademark Infringement
  • Entertainment Law
  • Insurance Recovery
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media
  • Patent Actions
  • Torts

 

Law School

University of California,
Davis School of Law 2007

Admissions

U.S. District Court,
Central District of
California; (2008)
U.S.District Court,
Southern District of
California; (2008)
U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Federal
Circuit; (2010)
U.S.Tax Court; (2012)

Auroux, Francois B.

Associate

P: (213) 404-1167

E: fauroux@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Assault and Battery
  • Automobile and Trucking
  • Contract Disputes
  • Intellectual Property
  • Motorcycle and Pedestrian Accidents
  • Negligent Security
  • Slip/Trip and Falls
  • Wrongful Death Cases

Law School

University of California Santa Barbara, B.A. Communication and Law & Society
Whittier School of Law, J.D.

Admissions

State Bar of California

Barrett, William G.

Associate

P: (213) 404-1119

E: wbarrett@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Motor Vehicle Negligence
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Commercial Torts
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Property

Law School

State University of New York at Albany, B.A. 1987

Fordham University School of Law – J.D. 1995

Admissions

State Bar of California (2007)

US District Court Central District (2007)

Bihr, Bernhard E.

Associate

P: 213-404-1151

E: bbihr@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Construction Defects
  • Insurance Defense
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate Errors
    and Admissions

 

Law School

Loyola of Los Angeles
J.D. 1973

Admissions

California State
Bar (1974),
United States
District Court,
Central District (1975)

Cady, Eurus

Associate

P: (213) 404-1125

E: ecady@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Construction Defect
  • Contracts
  • Real Estate Brokers and
    Agent’s Defense
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation

Law School

California State
University Long
Beach B.A.
1979
Loyola
University
School of Law
—J.D. 1983

Admissions

State Bar of California (1983)
State Bar of Georgia (1995)
US District Court Central District (1984)
US District Court Southern District (1999)

Chenier, Maurice L.

Associate

P: (213) 404-1195

E: mchenier@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Appellate Matters
  • Catastrophic Personal Injury
  • Employment Litigation
  • Light and Heavy Rail Litigation
  • Municipal Entity Defense
  • Municipal Litigation
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Wrongful Death

Law School

University of Santa Clara – J.D. 1992

Admissions

State Bar of California (1993); U.S. District Court Northern, Southern & Central Districts (1993) ; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (1993)

Gunther, Victoria L.

Associate

P: (213) 404-1194

E: vgunther@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Law & Motion
  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle/ Uninsured Motorist
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Products Liability
  • Government Tort Liability
  • Fraud Investigation

Law School

California State University, Northridge – B.A. (1985)

Loyola Law School – J.D. (1989

Admissions

State Bar of California (1989)

U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Cir. (1989)

US District Court Central and Southern Districts (1989)

Halbert, Shawn C.

Associate

P: (213) 404-1178

E: shalbert@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Law and Motion

Law School

University of Houston, B.A., –  2002, M.A. – 2005

University of California, Los Angeles, M.A. – 2007

Southwestern University School of Law – J.D. 2016

Admissions

State Bar of California (2017)

Hutchinson, Thomas H.

Associate

P: (213) 404-1127

E: thutchinson@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Product Liability
  • Lender Collection
  • Automotive Dealership
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Premises Liability

Law School

California State University Dominguez Hills B.A. 1979

Loyola University School of Law – J.D. 1986

Admissions

State Bar of California  1986

Supreme Court of California 1986

US Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit  1987

US District Courts, State of California

Central    1987
Northern  1989
Eastern    1989
Southern  1989

MacMillan, Neil G.

Associate

P: (213) 404-1136

E: nmacmillan@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Law & Motion
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Public Entity Defence
  • Medical Malpractise
  • Dog Bites

Law School

Georgetown University, B.A. 1990

University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. 1995

Admissions

State Bar of California
US District Court, Central District of California

Mizen, Scott S.

Senior Associate

P: 213-404-1159

E: smizen@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Civil Defense Litigation
  • Construction Defect Matters
  • Large Loss Subrogation
  • Serious Personal Injury

Law School

Pepperdine University School of Law 1990

Admissions

State Bar of California (1990); United States District Court; Southern District of California (1997)

Morris, Jeffrey M.

Associate

P: (213) 404-1161

E: jmorris@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Products Liability
  • Serious Injury
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Criminal Law

Law School

Southwestern University School of Law 1998

Admissions

State Bar of California, 1999
U.S. District Court, Central District, 1999

Nervez, Serena L.

Associate

P: (213) 404-1104

E: snervez@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Law & Motion
  • Insurance Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Toxic Torts
  • Elder Abuse

Law School

California Western School of Law, J.D. 2003

Admissions

State Bar of California (2003)

US District Court Southern District (2004)

Selarz, Gregory B.

Associate

P: (213) 404-1175

E: gselarz@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents

Law School

University of California, San Diego, B.A. 2012

Southwestern Law School– J.D. 2015

Admissions

State Bar of California (2015)

US District Court Central District (2015)

Stobart, John E.

Associate

P: 213-404-1198

E: jstobart@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Appeals
  • Law and Motion

Law School

Ohio State University (B.A)

Thomas Jefferson SOL (J.D.)

Admissions

CA State Bar

Central, Northern and Eastern Districts of California

Worgul, John P.

Associate

P: (213) 404-1116

E: jworgul@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Motor Vehicle Liability
  • Premise Liability
  • Public Entity Liability
  • Animal Attacks and Liability
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Catastrophic Personal Injury Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Contractual Disputes

Law School

Duquesne University Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, B.S.
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D.

Admissions

California State Bar
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
United States Patent and Trademark Office