Brian Breiter

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Los Angeles, California

Law Offices of Brian Breiter
Brian Breiter
Law Offices of Brian Breiter

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in California since: 1999

Education: Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023
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Law Offices of Brian Breiter

4929 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 410
Los Angeles, CA 90010 3818 Visit website


Brian Breiter has been nominated Trial Lawyer of the Year 2020 & 2019 by CAALA. Mr. Breiter will go to trial, while other lawyers may settle.

An accomplished personal injury litigator at the Law Offices of Brian Breiter, attorney Brian Breiter serves injured clients in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California as well as Miami and all of Florida. His 28-plus years of experience and deep legal knowledge combined with a determination to secure justice for those affected have enabled him to build a successful track record in and out of the courtroom. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

Licensed to practice law in Florida since 1995, Mr. Breiter is also authorized to appear in the state courts of California, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He has handled a variety of personal injury cases, including those involving car and motorcycle accidents, slip-and-falls, commercial vehicle accidents, brain and spine injuries, animal attacks, serious orthopedic injuries and wrongful death.

Mr. Breiter pursued his legal education at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 1995 after completing his Bachelor of Arts in English and criminal justice at the University of Florida in 1992. During law school, he was among the top 5% in his class and a member of the Nova Law Review.

Strong-willed and tenacious, Mr. Breiter has been victorious in obtaining tens of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of his clients. His friendly personality allows him to bond with clients from all walks of life and provide customized services and attention. Some of his noteworthy results include:

  • $11 Million wrongful death on a disputed liability case for a pedestrian
  • $11.2 Million dollar verdict vs Terminix for poisoning from pesticides
  • $8.1 Million wrongful death vs a limousine company
  • $7.5 Million wrongful death drowning of a minor
  • $5 Million wrongful death bicycle crash with auto
  • $6 Million auto vs pedestrians orthopedic injuries
  • $4.5 million for a client who faced traumatic brain injury
  • $4 Million hand injury from fall at hotel
  • $3 million for a client injured in a semi-truck accident
  • (Thousands of results in the last 28 years)

A lifetime fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Mr. Breiter was listed among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers since 2014. Additionally, he was nominated for "Trial Lawyer of the Year" for two years by the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles (CAALA).

An eloquent writer, Mr. Breiter has contributed several articles on topics related to his field. He served as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, where he educated lawyers, judges and mediators on improvisational mediation. Mr. Breiter is also a professional actor who has appeared in TV, films and commercials as well as hundreds of theater and improvisation shows across the country. Mr. Breiter also teaches Improv For Trial, using improvisational theater techniques to tell clients' stories at trial. See

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1995, Florida

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court Central District of CA
  • ABOTA American Board of Trial Advocates, 2017
  • U.S. District Southern District of FL
  • Florida Bar, 1995
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • California Bar, 1999
  • Consumer Attorneys, California CAALA
Educational Background:
  • University of Florida, B.A. in English/Criminal Justice, 1992
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates), 2017
  • Litigators Award, 2015
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100, 2014
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Our first workshop is coming up soon with Brian Breiter, Esq @lawbreiter @breiterlaw & Joseph Limbaugh @overdroid. Be on the lookout for the @caseanalysis promo. We will be making up together with you! Improv for Trial! Sign up now at for Oct. 22, 2020, @ 10:30 AM PDT Brian Breiter, Esq. (improv trial lawyer) and Joseph Limbaugh (super Improv guru) will conduct an Improvisation Training workshop for Trial Lawyers with real Trial Lawyers doing the exercises live! Come watch, learn and play.   Improvisational storytelling will transform how you approach Voir Dire, Direct/Cross Examinations and especially your Open & Closing. See you on our Zoom stage. FREE, Presenter/Creator, Improv for Trial, Case Analysis, Legal, 2020
  • LEARN HOW TO CONNECT  • Become proficient at adapting to unexpected or unplanned situations by leveraging situational awareness and listening skills. • Develop a greater awareness of non-verbal communication, body language and tone to facilitate a deeper connection and understanding of people.  Excellent during depositions and jury selection. • Cultivate an understanding of improvisational narrative theory and the ability to create stories without preparation. Facts presented in a narrative structure are more compelling. • Overcome stage fright and become comfortable and relaxed when speaking in front of groups of people and strangers. • Apply comedy to connect with other people, communicate more entertainingly, and defuse situations. • Be more effective with Voir Dire, Direct and Cross-examination, Opening and Closing arguments.  • Network with other law professionals in a fun environment., Speaker Instructor, Improv For Trial, Trial Lawyer University, Personal Injury Trial Lawyers, 2021
  • IMPROVISATIONAL NEGOTIATION: This highly interactive course takes a dynamic view of the negotiation process by introducing improvisation techniques and skills as an overlay to mediation. The improvisational orientation and approach to negotiation is characterized by adapting to a set of circumstances in a strategic yet unconventional way. The students will develop unique skills experientially through exercises and feedback that will assist in formulating new ideas and insights into negotiations. The goal of the course is to improve your ability to influence and persuade when that moment occurs in a negotiation where it becomes necessary to help parties shift their positions in order to make the deal. This course will blend theory with practice in an entertaining and informative environment. What you will learn: How to use improvisation to prepare for a negotiation techniques for managing difficult situations that usually result in impasse. The ability to think on your feet Leadership skills creating value for participants through the ability to adapt to the circumstances of the dispute Rescue routines that assist in moving the settlement discussion forward The ability to integrate storytelling into your repertoire, Professor, Improvisational Negotiation, Struass Institute, Pepperdine Law School, 2005
  • Editor, Nova Law Review, Law Review Editor, 1995
  • Professor, Improvisational Negotiation, Struass Institute, Pepperdine Law School, 2005
  • Adjunct Professor, "Improvisational Mediation" to Fellow Lawyers, Pepperdine Law School, Adjunct Professor, 2016
  • Nominated for trial lawyer of the year by CAALA nominating committee 2 years in a row., Trial Lawyer of the Year Nominee, CAALA, 2020
  • ABOTA, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2017
  • Mr. Breiter was nominated for trial lawyer of the year for Southern California by the consumer attorneys association of Los Angeles, Nominated Trial Lawyer of the Year, CAALA, 2019
  • Top 5% of the Law School, Nova Southeastern University School of Law, Law Review, 1995
  • $7,000,000 personal injury + $2,000,0000 worker's comp recovery for motorcycle vs City of Santa Monica bus crash., 2023
  • $6,000,000 2 Plaintiffs, pedestrians, run over by a delivery vehicle suffering orthopedic and neurological injuries, 2022
  • $2,750,000 auto vs semi truck, plaintiff suffered spinal injuries and a mild traumatic brain injury, 2022
  • $4,500,000.00 disputed liability settled before trial for  motorcycle vs auto case with a serious traumatic brain injury. , 2021
  • $11,226,000 Jury VERDICT and appellate victory vs  Defendant Terminix negligently exposed Plaintiff to toxic pesticides resulting in loss of smell and tastes , 2020
  • $11,000,000 SETTLEMENT for Wrongful Death of Pedestrian, 2020
  • $7,500,000 Wrongful Death Settlement of a minor, drowning , 2020
  • $1,200,000 Jury VERDICTPlaintiff was a passenger in a medical transport vehicle that ran a red light. She suffered serious spinal injuries., 2020
  • JURY VERDICT $2,565,000 Barragon vs City of Southgate Police. Auto accident causing mild Trumatic brain injury., 2018
  • JURY VERDICT 3,016,575.00Semi truck versus auto. Injury to wrist with surgery. , 2018
  • Wrongful Death, $ 8,100,000.00, 2009
  • $2,000,000 Plaintiff underwent 1 level cervical artificial disc replacement and shoulder repair., 2018
  • Settlement $1,000,000 for wrongful death vs rideshare company, 2017
  • SETTLEMENT Premises Liability Wrongful Death $1M, 2017
  • TRIAL JUDGMENT $ 360,000.00 Broken Hip @ Assisted Living Facility, , 2007
  • School Injury Knee, $ 350,000.00, 2009
  • Pedestrian killed in crosswalk. Trial verdict. $3,000,000, 2016
  • Wrongful Death (Disputed Liability vs City of LA) $2,625,000, 2014
  • VERDICT Slip and Fall broken elbow. Trial verdict. 502,900.00, 2016
  • VERDICT $1,085.000.00 auto vs work vehicle, 2017
  • Dog Bite settlement 300,000.00, 2016
  • Settlement $2,000,000 cervical injury from auto accident with drunk driver, 2017
  • Traumatic Brain Injury from auto accident. Settlement $4,900,000, 2016
  • VERDICT Auto vs Bicycle $348,000, 2017
  • Slip and Fall (Trial Verdict) disputed liability $507,000.00, 2016
  • SETTLEMENT Rideshare Auto vs Auto $1M, 2017
  • SETTLEMENT Rideshare Auto vs Motorcycle $1M, 2017
  • Wrongful Death (Teen) Disputed Liability, $ 1,250,000.00, 2009
  • Wrongful Death (85 Year Old) Disputed Liability, $ 1,000,000.00, 2007
  • Loss of eye Disputed Liability, $ 1,150,000.00, 2008
  • Brain Injury from an auto accident $4,900,000.00, 2016
  • Wrongful Death 83 year old disputed liability $870,000, 2013
  • VERDICT - Premises Liability Mild Traumatic Brain Injury falling object, verdict plus costs  $800,000.00, 2017
  • Auto vs Semi wrist injury $550,000, 2013
  • VERDICT $1,000,000 Loss of Ring Finger , 1996
  • Auto Accident Knee/Shoulder, $ 300,000.00
  • Auto Accident Knee, $ 300,000.00
  • Wrongful Death (86 Year Old) Disputed Liability, $ 650,000.00
  • Auto Accident (Scar), $ 275,000.00
  • Auto Broken Leg/Knee, $ 550,000.00
  • Over 40 Auto and Premises Liability Cases, $ 100,000.00
  • See for a list of verdicts and settlements.
  • Auto Accident Knee, $ 320,000.00
  • Truck vs. Bike, $ 300,000.00
  • Auto Accident Drunk Driver, $ 750,000.00
  • Auto Accident Knee/Shoulder, $ 275,000.00
  • Loss of Eye (Work Injury) Disputed Liability, $ 550,000.00
  • Wrongful Death (92 year old) Disputed Liability, $ 250,000.00
  • Auto vs Pedestrian, $ 500,000.00
  • Auto Rollover, $ 350,000.00
  • Truck vs. Pedestrian, $ 300,000.00
  • Premises Liability Knee, $ 300,000.00
  • Head Injury Fall in Restaurant, $ 650,000.00
  • Dog Bite, $  200,000.00
  • Burn Case, $ 500,000.00

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

“Brian is a passionate and fierce advocate for his clients. In court, he finds creative ways to convey the harms his clients have suffered, which translates to outstanding results. I couldn't think of a more qualified individual to recommend.”

“He has been an incredible mentor. I've also tried cases with him. Great lawyer, great guy!”

“Brian is excellent in story-telling, his compassion for clients, and his competitiveness to get the best for his clients. Of course, his track record speaks for itself.”

“I am an estate and trust litigator. I have worked with Brian on more than ten cases and have referred my family members and close friends to him. I have also consulted him for his opinion on matters that affect my clients. He is brilliant, thorough and caring. He obtains amazing results for his clients. He is also a great person with excellent values.”



“Simply the best personal injury attorney in Los Angeles. Yes, he's that good.”

“Brian is one of the most creative lawyers I have ever met. He incorporates his training as an improvisational actor into his trial work to achieve tremendous results for his clients.”

Office location for Brian Breiter

4929 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 410
Los Angeles, CA 90010 3818

Phone: 323-954-9955


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023

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