Shaun M. Phillips

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Irvine, California

Benchmark Injury Law
Shaun M. Phillips
Benchmark Injury Law

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in California since: 2016

Education: The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2024
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Benchmark Injury Law

18818 Teller Ave
Suite 250A
Irvine, CA 92612 Visit website


The founding attorney of the firm Benchmark Injury Law based out of Irvine, California, Shaun M. Phillips takes on personal injury cases tending to people of the Southern California areas, including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Riverside and San Bernardino. Focusing on a wide range of issues, his practice area is primarily focused on issues such as:

  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Sexual assault
  • Elder abuse
  • Medical malpractice
  • Workers’ compensation
  • DUI representation

With a major in political science and a minor in Italian, Mr. Phillips holds an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his doctorate in jurisprudence from The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. He was a member of the university’s Undergraduate Students Association.

After Mr. Phillips earned his license to practice law in the state of California in 2016, he joined a Newport-based firm dedicated solely to personal injury and gained experience as an associate attorney. Later in 2021, he established his firm with the mission to provide seamless and exceptional service to his clients. 

Mr. Phillips’ foremost focus lies on creating a meaningful and strong relationship with his clients to make them feel at home and comfortable. He understands the importance of creating a safe space for his clients to enable them to share their grievances and problems and sticking by them throughout their hard times. 

A member of the Orange County Bar Association and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Phillips has been seen as a guest lecturer at these associations discussing how to mediate effectively in courtrooms and how competence and bias issues in legal cases can be tackled.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2016, California

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Educational Background:
  • University of California, Los Angeles - B.A. in Political Science with a Minor in Italian language studies, 2012
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Villalobos v. Transit Systems Unlimited, Inc. - $1,200,000.00 settlement for an injured motorcyclist following a bifurcated trial on liability, which resulted in a verdict for Plaintiff, 2017
  • Vaquera v. Wang - $156,000.00 settlement for a husband and wife involved in a roll-over auto collision, suffering neck, back and shoulder injuries, 2018
  • Valenti v. O'Neill - $250,000.00 policy limits settlement for a driver who sustained spinal injuries following a rear end auto collision, 2018
  • Shelton v. Chateau Vendome, LLC - $1,000,000.00 policy limits settlement for a man who fell as a result of dangerously designed stairs, 2019
  • Laflin v. Plaza del Obispo - $175,000.00 settlement for a woman who tripped and fell on a pothole, fracturing her orbital bone, 2019
  • Thomas v. Colon - $390,000.00 pre-litigation mediation settlement for a golfer who was struck from behind by an errant golf cart, 2019
  • Judge v. G&C Larsen, Inc. - $130,000.00 settlement for t-bone motor vehicle accident, 2020
  • Stillman v. See's Candy - $225,000.00 settlement for trip and fall over a dangerously placed curb, 2020
  • Morgan v. Ralph's - $150,000.00 for a woman who slipped and fell and sustained a torn rotator cuff, 2021
  • Tsusaki v. Shah - $225,000.00 settlement for a t-bone auto collision causing severe concussion. , 2022
  • Brooks v. Oh - $100,000.00 policy limits settlement for a rear-end auto collision where Defendant denied liability, and denied the extent of injuries, 2022
  • Bouchard v. Liu - $500,000.00 policy limits settlement after an $18,000 pre-litigation offer for a woman who suffered neck and lower back injuries following an auto accident, 2022
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Raised money in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County, 2018
  • Raised money in support of Veterans Legal Institute, 2018
  • Raised money in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County, 2019
  • Raised money in support of Veterans Legal Institute, 2019
  • Organized an online/social media campaign to provide Uber Eats gift cards for individuals out-of-work as a result of COVID-19, 2020
  • Founding Member of Orange County Trial Lawyers Charities, 2021
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Admitted to the Federal Bar for the United States District Court for the Central District of California, 2018

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Great attorney and also an amazing litigator.”

Office location for Shaun M. Phillips

18818 Teller Ave
Suite 250A
Irvine, CA 92612

Phone: 949-652-2676


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2024

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