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1301 Dove St STE 120, Newport Beach, California 92660
Lawyer Profile

Brian Chase is the managing partner and senior trial attorney who heads up the firm’s litigation department.

Honors and Awards

Mr. Chase was named Litigator of the Year, Top 1% by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Litigator of the Year by the AIOTL, Top Plaintiff Lawyer, Daily Journal, Lawyer of the Year, Million Dollar Advocate,” American Academy of Attorneys $500M Club Best Law Firm, and dozens of other top-rated honors.  Brian is the 2023 Orange County Bar Association’s Tort and Trial Section Chair.

He was the former president of the Consumer Attorneys of California and the past president of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association. He is a current member of ABOTA, which upholds the highest standards for trial attorneys. In 2014, he was named Trial Lawyer of the Year in Products Liability by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.

Brian has been listed as one of the top 100 trial lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association since 2007. He’s also been listed as the nation’s top one percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

He’s earned the title of Southern California SuperLawyers since 2006 and has been a Top 50 Orange County SuperLawyers for the past 15 years. Brian is a board member of the Brain Society of California, which was established to help those who have suffered a serious traumatic brain injury. He is also a member of the Trial Lawyer Institute and the Diversity Law Institute.

Author and Expert on Defective and Dangerous Products

Mr. Chase published his book “Still Unsafe at Any Speed,” which deals with the auto industry and defective vehicles. He released an update in 2019 titled “The Second Collision,” a follow-up about the catastrophic injuries and wrongful deaths caused by auto defects.

He is a frequent lecturer nationwide on litigation-related topics. He has been a frequent guest on radio and television, including appearances on “CBS Special Reports,” “Peter Jennings/World News Tonight,” “PBS”, “Fox 11 News,” and “America’s Best Lawyers.”