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Louanne Masry handles cases involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, elder abuse, nursing home neglect, sexual abuse, products liability, civil rights, employment law, and medical malpractice, including birth injuries against negligent hospitals and doctors.

She has litigated a diverse collection of cases over the years, including notables such as Pamela Anderson-Lee's stolen sex tape case, complex toxic tort cases, invasion of privacy cases against tabloids on behalf of celebrity clients, product liability cases involving tainted vitamin and herbal supplements, elder abuse and medical malpractice cases, and a variety of other serious personal injury cases.

Louanne's representative successes on behalf of clients include:

  • $8.8 million verdict against the County of Los Angeles on behalf of a 29-year-old man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles County Sheriffs.

  • $5.6 million verdict against Chino Valley Unified School District on behalf of a young woman who was sexually abused by her teacher.

  • $4.5 million verdict against Carlsbad Unified School District on behalf of two female elementary students who were molested by their teacher.

  • $3 million settlement on behalf of a special needs child against a school district for sexual assault.

  • $2.2 million settlement on behalf of a family in a wrongful death case where a train collided with an automobile.

  • $1.5 million verdict against Los Angeles Unified School District for a special needs student who was sexually abused by another student on school grounds.

  • $1.4 million verdict against The Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington Valley for the sexual abuse of a 10-year-old boy by a juvenile sex offender.

Louanne is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA), a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one percent of American lawyers. She is a member of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), the Consumer Attorneys Organization of California (CAOC), American Association for Justice (AAJ), and the Los Angeles Bar Association. Louanne has written a number of articles published in legal journals and has lectured to thousands of attorneys on subjects ranging from elder abuse to Medicare.

Louanne has been honored on the list of Southern California Super Lawyers for four consecutive years. In 2012, Louanne was nominated for 2012 Woman Trial Lawyer of the Year by CAOC, Women's Caucus. In addition, Louanne was selected for inclusion on the list of 2013 Southern California Super Lawyers "Top Women".

Prior to joining Taylor & Ring in 2007, Louanne, daughter of renowned attorney Ed Masry of "Erin Brockovich" fame, practiced law at her late-father's law firm. Ed Masry became a household name in the late 1990s after he successfully pursued a toxic tort case that ultimately was settled by Pacific Gas & Electric for more than $300 million. The case was made into the hit movie called "Erin Brockovich" in 2000.

Louanne earned her Bachelor's Degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and her Juris Doctor from Whittier Law School, where she graduated magna cum laude and received numerous academic awards.



Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 40%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
  3. Child Abuse: 20%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 10%



Contingent (33-40%)

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Taylor & Ring

10900 Wilshire Blvd Ste 920
Los Angeles, CA, 90024


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Southern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Southern California Super Lawyers "Top Women"Super Lawyers Magazine2013
Southern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Southern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Woman Trial Lawyer of the YearConsumer Attorneys of California2012
Southern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
American Jurisprudence AwardWhittier Law School1996
West Publishing Company AwardWhittier Law School1995
American Jurisprudence AwardWhittier Law School1995
Academic AwardsWhittier Law SchoolN/A
Magna Cum LaudeWhittier Law SchoolN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyTaylor & Ring2007 - Present
AssociateMasry & Vititoe1997 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFellow2009 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember1998 - Present
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesMember1998 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Confidential$300,000 settlement
Confidential$550,000 settlement
Confidential$1,230,000 settlement
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier College School of LawN/ALaw1997
UCLAN/AUndergraduate (B.A.)1989