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:
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.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Southern California Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Southern California Super Lawyers "Top Women"||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Southern California Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Woman Trial Lawyer of the Year||Consumer Attorneys of California||2012|
|Southern California Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Southern California Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|American Jurisprudence Award||Whittier Law School||1996|
|American Jurisprudence Award||Whittier Law School||1995|
|West Publishing Company Award||Whittier Law School||1995|
|Academic Awards||Whittier Law School||N/A|
|Magna Cum Laude||Whittier Law School||N/A|
|Attorney||Taylor & Ring||2007 - Present|
|Associate||Masry & Vititoe||1997 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Litigation Counsel of America||Fellow||2009 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys of California||Member||1998 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles||Member||1998 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|Whittier College School of Law||Law||1997|
|Confidential||$8.8 million verdict|
|Confidential||$5.6 million verdict|
|Confidential||$4.5 million verdict|
|Confidential||$3 million settlement|
|Confidential||$2.2 million settlement|
|Confidential||$1.5 million verdict|
|Confidential||$1.4 million verdict|
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