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Brian J. McCormack is a Principal Attorney with the law firm of Callahan & Blaine, in Santa Ana, California, where his practice focuses on high-stakes, complex litigation, including business and contract disputes, business fraud, serious personal injury, wrongful death and product liability cases.


In October, 2002, Mr. McCormack and Daniel J. Callahan negotiated a settlement on behalf of the plaintiffs in a traumatic brain injury case which resulted in payments to the plaintiffs in excess of $28 million dollars.


In November, 2003, Mr. McCormack and Mr. Callahan obtained a jury verdict of $934,419,108 in Beckman Coulter, Inc. v. Dovatron International, Inc., Flextronics International, Inc. et. al. The verdict was the largest in Orange County, California history and was the largest verdict in the State of California in 2003.


Mr. McCormack was born in Salem, Massachusetts on August 23, 1959. He attended the Pennsylvania State University, receiving his B.A. in 1983. He received a J.D. from Western State University, College of Law, in 1993. Mr. McCormack is admitted to practice in California and in the United States District Court, Central District of California.


Mr. McCormack is a member of the American Trial Lawyer’s Association, The Association of Business Trial Lawyers and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Business: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%

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Callahan & Blaine

3 Hutton Centre Drive Suite 900
Santa Ana, CA, 92707


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Association namePosition nameDuration
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Business Trial LawyersMemberN/A
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Pennsylvania State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1983