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

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)

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

Selarz, Gregory B.

Partner, Trial Counsel

P: (213) 404-1175

E: gselarz@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Motor Vehicle / Trucking Accidents
  • Public Transportation Accidents
  • Public Entity Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Homeowners Liability
  • Animal Attacks
  • Assault and Battery
  • Products Liability

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)

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

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)

Nervez, Serena L.

Senior 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)

Porter, Clara L

Associate

P: (213) 404-1128

E: cporter@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Law and Motion
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Medical Malpractice

 

Law School

Amherst College, B.A., 2008

University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 2012

 

Admissions

State Bar of California

U.S. District Court, Northern District

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

 

Reiland, Laura A.

Senior Associate

P: 213-404-1178

E: lreiland@veatchfirm.com

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Practice Areas

  • Catastrophic injury defense
  • Construction defect defense
  • General civil liability
  • Premises liability
  • Product liability
  • Real estate
  • Wrongful death

Law School

University of California, Los Angeles:  B.A. English/Creative Writing   1984

Whittier College School of Law: J.D. 1989

 

Admissions

State Bar of California

All California U.S. District Courts

Supreme Court

Worgul, John P.

Trial Attorney

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