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Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

General Defense


Friedenthal, Heffernan & Brown, LLP

215 North Marengo Avenue, Suite #165, Pasadena, California 91101

Established: 1999

Practice Areas

  • Defense Litigation
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Appellate Practice
  • Toxic Torts
  • Class Actions
  • Construction Defect
  • Complex Litigation
  • General Negligence
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Catastrophic Loss

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About Us

Friedenthal, Heffernan & Brown, LLP is a civil litigation firm composed of experienced trial lawyers with backgrounds in a wide range of practice areas. The partners founded the firm on the principle that, throughout the life of a case, they will provide their clients with superior representation that is both aggressive and cost-effective.

The firm offers corporate and individual clients the best legal resources available. Lawsuits often become more complex and expensive than necessary. Friedenthal, Heffernan & Brown prides itself on offering the kind of accurate assessment and skillful navigation that avoids unnecessary litigation, while simultaneously positioning matters for success at trial. The firm operates on a foundation of zeal for client service and a depth and breadth of experience that allows for dependably high quality representation.

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Additional Locations

  • San Mateo, California
  • 1900 South Norfolk Street, Suite 350
  • San Mateo, California 94403

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    Client Information

    Insurance Clients

    • Sedgwick Claims Management

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    Personnel Information

    Partners


    Daniel R. Friedenthal

    Pasadena, CA

    Admitted
    • Colorado, 1987
    • California, 1988
    • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 1987
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1990
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
    Memberships:
    • American Board of Trial Advocates
    Education:
    • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. (cum laude), 1983
    • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., 1986

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    Kevin N. Heffernan

    Pasadena, CA

    Admitted
    • California, 1988
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1990
    Memberships:
    • American Board of Trial Advocates
    • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
    Education:
    • University of California, San Diego, Earl Warren College, B.A., 1984
    • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1988

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    Jay D. Brown

    Pasadena, CA

    Admitted
    • California, 1989
    • U.S. District Court, Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California
    Education:
    • McGill University, B.A., 1983
    • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., 1989

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    Associate Attorneys



    Michael G. Rix

    Pasadena, CA

    Admitted
    • California, 2004
    Education:
    • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2000
    • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 2004

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    Robert L. Rosvall

    Pasadena, CA

    Admitted
    • Arizona, 2014
    • California, 2017
    Education:
    • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, B.A., 2004
    • The University of Arizona College of Law, J.D., 2014
    Language:
    • Mandarin Chinese

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    Elaine Tanudjaja

    Pasadena, CA

    Admitted
    • California, 2014
    Education:
    • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., 2011
    • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2014
    Law Review:
    Hastings Women's Law Journal
    Language:
    • Indonesian

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    James Lee

    Pasadena, CA

    Admitted
    • California, 2015
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
    Memberships:
    • Korean American Bar Association
    Education:
    • California State University, Long Beach, B.A., 2010
    • Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D. (Dean's List), 2015
    Language:
    • Korean

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