Britany M. Engelman

 

Attorney at Law

 

Ms. Engelman is the Founder of Engelman Law, where she practices primarily in the areas of Personal Injury, including high profile wrongful death cases, catastrophic injury, auto accidents, premises liability, brain injury, civil rights; Labor & Employment; and Business Litigation. Prior to being a founding member of Engelman Law, Ms. Engelman worked as a Senior Associate at The Cochran Firm (the Los Angeles-based offices of late esteemed attorney, Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.) for 5 years. Prior to joining The Cochran Firm, Ms. Engelman worked as a defense attorney at The Phillips Firm for two years—giving her the unique ability to be able to see every case from both the defense and plaintiff’s perspective.

 

In her career, Ms. Engelman has been the lead attorney in many jury trials, and has negotiated countless multi-million dollar settlements. Ms. Engelman attended the University of Southern California from 1998 to 2002, where she earned Bachelors Degrees in International Relations and French. She attended law school as a John J. Schumacher scholar at Southwestern University School of Law. While at Southwestern she served as the Alumni Relations Chair for the Black Law Students' Association. She was also an active member of the Entertainment & Sports Law Society.

 

From 2012-2019, Ms. Engelman was selected to the Super Lawyers’ list of Southern California Rising Stars--a distinction earned by no more than 2% of California Attorneys. In 2012, she was named one of Southern California's Top Women Attorneys by Los Angeles Magazine. In 2020, Ms. Engelman was selected as a Super Lawyer. In both 2019 and 2020, Ms. Engelman was nominated for Trial Lawyer of the Year by Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.  She is a member of the American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association, and The Langston Bar Association. She is conversational in French and is an avid college football fan. Ms. Britany Engelman is admitted to practice in all the California state courts, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Additional Information: 

  • 310.424.5889 (t)

  • bme@engelmanlawfirm.com

  • Education:

    • Southwestern Law School (J.D., 2005)

    • University of Southern California (B.A. International Relations, 2002) 

  • Memberships:

    • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles

    • Los Angeles Bar Association

    • Beverly Hills Bar Association

    • Black Women Lawyers Assoc of Los Angeles, Board Member

    • Langston Bar Association

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