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100 Oceangate, Suite 1400
Long Beach, California 90802Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 562-216-5000
Fax: 562-216-5001
E-Mail: dac@ClintonLaw.com
www.clintonlaw.com
Practice Areas
About Us
Additional Locations
Client Information
Personnel
Established: 1994

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Automobile
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Common Carrier
  • Complex Litigation
  • Construction Defect
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Hospital Malpractice
  • Law Enforcement Liability
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Mass Tort
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Retail Liability
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Slip and Fall
  • Special Investigative Unit Claims
  • Sports and Entertainment Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Truck Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
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About Us
Clinton & Clinton's capabilities are illustrated through their outstanding trial and settlement record. Clinton & Clinton utilize an aggressive and comprehensive approach in the litigation of its cases to achieve its client's goals. Specifically, we are committed to achieving results through the use of a detailed and innovative evaluation of each individual case and a practical assessment of how to most beneficially resolve each matter. Our attorneys possess the requisite experience, common sense and personal initiative to effectively manage all cases through settlement, trial and appeal and have the ability to adopt to evolving client expectations as litigation progresses.

Throughout the litigation of each case, Clinton & Clinton emphasizes the importance of consistent contact with our clients to allow them to be informed regarding the litigation process and to allow them to be flexible in their case resolution goals. We recognize that litigation costs are an important factor in the successful resolution of cases and Clinton & Clinton was founded with the goal of providing the highest quality legal representation in a cost-efficient and service-oriented manner to insurance companies and self-insured corporations throughout the country.

We are experienced civil litigators skilled in advocacy and dedicated to providing our clients with the highest quality legal representation. Our formula of common sense litigation combined with a zeal to win creates results.
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Additional Locations
Los Angeles, CASan Diego, CA
San Francisco, CASacramento, CA
Irvine, CACalabasas, CA
Birmingham, ALMiami, FL
Philadelphia, PANashville, TN
Dallas, TXHouston, TX
San Antonio, TXRichmond, VA
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
ACE USAAmeriprise Auto & Home Insurance
Charter Insurance GroupChartis Insurance
Cunningham Lindsey Claims Management, Inc.ESIS
Financial Indemnity CompanyGallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
Kemper Insurance CompaniesLiberty Mutual Insurance Company
Sedgwick CMSSentry Insurance
Travelers Property Casualty CorporationZurich North America
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Personnel Information
Founder
David A. Clinton
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:dac@ClintonLaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • General Civil Litigation
Admitted
  • California, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1991
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • Los Angeles County and Orange County Bar Associations
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Education:
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1987
  • Loyola Marymount University, Loyola Law School, J.D., 1990
Born:1964
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Firm Members
Holly Gagas
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:hg@ClintonLaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Toxic Torts
  • Employment Law
  • General Civil Litigation
Admitted
  • California, 1996
Education:
  • California State University, Northridge, B.A., 1990
  • Whittier Law School, J.D., 1995
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Marlon D'Oyen
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:mpd@ClintonLaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Product Liability
  • Automobile Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Insurance Defense
  • Premises Liability
Admitted
  • California, 2002
Education:
  • University of California, San Diego, B.A., 1996
  • Whittier Law School, J.D., 2001
Born:1974
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Todd M. Austin
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:tma@ClintonLaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
Admitted
  • California, 2004
Education:
  • California State University, Fullerton, B.A., 1999
  • Whittier Law School, J.D., 2004
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Adrienne Marie Stover
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:ams@ClintonLaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Toxic Torts
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Corporate Practice
  • Product Liability
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Premises Liability
Admitted
  • California, 2002
Education:
  • California State University, Fullerton, B.A., 1995
  • Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., 2002
Language:
  • Spanish
Born:1971
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Bruce Markarian
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:bsm@ClintonLaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Workers' Compensation
Admitted
  • California, 2000
Education:
  • Oxnard College, A.A., 1994
  • California State College at Northridge, B.A., 1996
  • Ventura College of Law
  • Santa Barbara College of Law, J.D., 1999
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Matthew Warren
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:mjw@ClintonLaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Contracts
  • Business Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Torts
Admitted
  • California, 2009
Education:
  • University of Southern California, B.S., 1999
  • Whittier Law School, J.D., 2005
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Mark B. Brueggemann
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:mbb@ClintonLaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Commercial Law
  • Construction Defect
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Real Estate Litigation
Admitted
  • California, 1996
Education:
  • The University of Iowa, B.S. Mech. Engr., 1992
  • Whittier Law School, J.D., 1995
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Mark J. Downton
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:mjd@ClintonLaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Automobile Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
Admitted
  • Tennessee, 1999
Education:
  • Xavier University, B.A., 1996
  • The University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D. (Order of the Coif), 1999
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Patrick McIntyre
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:pfm@ClintonLaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Automobile Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
Admitted
  • California, 2010
Education:
  • Vassar College, B.A., 2007
  • Loyola Law School Los Angeles, J.D., 2010
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Christopher T. Olsen
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:cto@ClintonLaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Defect
  • Environmental Law
  • Premises Liability
Admitted
  • California, 1989
Memberships:
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Elon College, B.A., 1986
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 1989
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John F. McDevitt
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:jfm@ClintonLaw.com
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania, 1974
Education:
  • Saint Joseph's University, B.S., 1970
  • New England School of Law, J.D., 1973
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Lori L. Vieira
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:llv@ClintonLaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Automobile
  • Bodily Injury
  • Casualty Defense
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Complex Tort Litigation
  • Construction Defect
  • Insurance Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death
Admitted
  • California, 2000
Education:
  • California State University, Chico, B.A., 1997
  • Loyola Law School Los Angeles, J.D., 2000
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Daphne Hall
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:dbh@ClintonLaw.com
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Diana Leon
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:dl@ClintonLaw.com
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Edgar Cruz
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:ec@ClintonLaw.com
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Hathanh Nguyen
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:hhn@ClintonLaw.com
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Leyli Boroujerdi
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:lb@ClintonLaw.com
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Laurie Book
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:lcb@ClintonLaw.com
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Mirren Hatfield
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:mlh@ClintonLaw.com
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Stefanie Desalernos
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:scd@ClintonLaw.com
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Thanasis Nicolau
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:tn@ClintonLaw.com
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Thomas Gaffney
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:tmg@ClintonLaw.com
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Of Counsel
Doug Dubois
Long Beach, CA
E-Mail:dwd@ClintonLaw.com
Admitted
  • Texas, 2003
Education:
  • Baylor University, B.A./B.B.A., 1989
  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2003
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