Brian J. Heffernan

Brian J. Heffernan Member, Since 1985 Biography Mr. Heffernan received his BA from Loyola Marymount University in 1984 and JD from McGeroge School of Law in 1987. Mr. Heffernan is AV-rated (preeminent) and has been with EL&L since 1985 when he started as a law clerk during law school. Mr. Heffernan has represented a wide…

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Richard P. Kinnan

Richard P. Kinnan Member, Since 1998 Biography Mr. Kinnan is a lawyer with nearly 30 years of civil litigation experience. He spent the first ten years of his practice on the defense side, and thereafter exclusively on the plaintiffs’ side, thus giving him a balanced view of the cases he handles. His areas of practice…

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Gregory P. Waters

Gregory P. Waters Member, Since 2000 Biography Gregory Waters is an experienced trial attorney who practices all aspects of civil litigation, with an emphasis in product liability, insurance litigation, and complex litigation. After working in a variety of blue collar jobs after high school for several years, Mr. Waters received his B.A. in Legal Studies…

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Alexandra J. Newsom

Alexandra J. Newsom Member, Since 2005 Biography Ms. Newsom received her B.S. in Psychology from University of California San Diego in 2002, graduating magna cum laude, and her J.D. from Southwestern University in 2005. Ms. Newsom began her career at the firm early on in life and with a bottom up approach, clerking during college…

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Christopher A. Kanne

Christopher A. Kanne Member, Since 2013 Biography Christopher Kanne joined Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack in 2013, where he handles a wide range of matters – from products liability to wrongful death to aviation and business litigation cases. A passionate advocate with a strong foundation in litigation, he has experience representing plaintiffs in state and federal…

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Michael P. Lewis

Michael P. Lewis Member, Since 2014 Biography Michael Lewis focuses his practice on primarily on personal injury and employment litigation, representing injured individuals in both state and federal court. He is most experienced in the area of civil rights litigation, and advocates for victims of police excessive force and those wrongfully terminated due to discrimination…

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Eric R. Bell

Eric R. Bell Member, Since 2015 Biography Eric joined Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack in 2015. His practice focuses on complex business litigation, insurance bad faith and personal injury litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Eric served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Manuel L. Real of the Central District of California. Eric earned…

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