Eduardo A. Brito

Title: Owner/Attorney-at-Law
Phone: (626) 993-68566
Fax: (626) 639-6455
Email: ebrito@ebritolaw.com

Background

Eduardo A. Brito is a California native, born and educated in the Los Angeles area. He has practiced law for more than 25 years in Southern California and he is keenly familiar with the various State and Federal courts located in Southern California. As referenced below, Mr. Brito has also protected his clients' interests in State and Federal courts in Central and Northern California.

Mr. Brito’s legal skills are the product of more than 25 years of experience as a lawyer (including many years as insurance defense counsel), several years as a Paralegal Specialist with the United States Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles (before entering law school), and numerous years as a volunteer with various legal services groups in Southern California. Mr. Brito’s wealth of experience and knowledge give strength to his clients who have either been harmed by: 

  • Negligence or wrongdoing of professionals who they had hired to represent/protect them (professional liability/malpractice)
  • Negligence or wrongdoing of others (personal injury/wrongful death)
  • Wrongful conduct committed by past or present employers (employment law)
  • Unjust treatment of insurance companies (insurance disputes)
  • Negligence or wrongdoing towards elders (elder abuse/nursing home litigation)
  • Negligence of real property owners (presmises liability)

Education

UCLA School of Law

Mr. Brito received his Juris Doctor (law) degree in May, 1991.  While a law student at UCLAW, Mr. Brito's activities and awards included the following:

  • Articles Editor for the UCLA Chicano-Latino Law Review
  • Judicial Extern to the Honorable Stephen R. Reinhardt of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for Legal Research & Writing
  • Teaching Assistant for Legal Research & Writing

During his time at UCLAW, Mr. Brito also volunteered as an intern at El Centro Legal Clinic (Santa Monica) and he worked as an intern at the Santa Monica City Atttorney's Office.

University of California at Los Angeles

Mr. Brito received his Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA in June, 1987.  He majored in History with an emphasis in Byzantine History. 

While an undergrad at UCLA, Mr. Brito was also a Legal Aid volunteer and he also worked full-time as a Paralegal Specialist at the United States Attorney's Office in Los Angeles prior to entering law school.

Experience

Before opening his own firm, Mr. Brito worked as a litigation attorney with several reputable law firms in the greater Los Angeles area and, over those years, his areas of practice included:

  • Professional Malpractice (Legal, Medical Insurance Agent/Broker) Coverage & Litigation
  • Fidelity & Crime Insurance Coverage & Litigation
  • Real Property/Title Insurance - Coverage & Litigation
  • Individual and ERISA-Governed Group Long-Term Disability Insurance - Coverage & Litigation
  • Life insurance - Coverage & Litigation
  • Long-Term Care Insurance - Coverage & Litigation
  • Auto Insurance - Coverage & Litigation
  • Commerical Insurance - Coverage & Litigation
  • Health Insurance - Coverage & Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance Fraud and Other Business-Related Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage & Consultation
  • Labor & Employment Litigation
  • Elder Law
  • General Business Litigation
  • Managed Health Care Entity/HMO Litigation
  • Entertainment Law
  • Adminstrative Law
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

Over the course of his 25-plus years as an attorney, Mr. Brito has been admitted to practice in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, all Federal District Courts located in California (Central, Southern, Northern & Eastern) and he has made hundreds of apperances for his clients in State and Federal Courts throughout California, as well as before numerous mediators and arbitrators.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

In order to better serve his clients, Mr. Brito is affiliated with or a member of the following professional organizations:

  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • Pasadena Bar Association, Member
  • Mexican-American Bar Association, Member
  • California Hispanic Corporate Council Leadership Institute

Bilingual Legal Services

Mr. Brito is fluent in Spanish and can provide legal assistance to those clients who need the services of a Spanish-speaking attorney.


Contact the Law Office of Eduardo A. Brito for a free initial consultation. You can reach us at (626) 993-6856 or by e-mail. An evening appointment is available upon request, as is a home or hospital visit if your illness, injury or disability prevents you from traveling to our Pasadena office.