Lauren Horwitz (CA)


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Lauren Horwitz is an associate in BD&J’s wrongful death and catastrophic injury practice group. Lauren practiced at Girardi Keese before joining BD&J. She has experience litigating both multi-plaintiff and single plaintiff lawsuits. Lauren also has extensive trial experience and has represented plaintiffs in federal and state court. She has recovered over $80,000,000 on behalf of her clients.

Lauren was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2016 - 2018. The Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles nominated her for its 2016 and 2017 Rising Star Awards. In addition, she was recognized in the Top Women Attorneys in Southern California section of Los Angeles Magazine in September 2017.

Lauren earned her Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles in 2010. While a student at Loyola Law School, she was the Chief Note and Comment Editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. She also externed for the Honorable Richard L. Fruin of the Los Angeles Superior Court in 2010. She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arizona in 2006.

Lauren is admitted to practice in all California state courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Central and Eastern Districts of California.

Representative Verdicts & Settlements

  • Settlement: $6,000,000 – Spine injury, tractor-trailer v. auto collision (Confidential)
  • Settlement: $5,000,000 – Bad faith insurance suit (Confidential)
  • Settlement: $4,000,000 – Burn Injuries, gas explosion (Confidential)
  • Verdict: $3,728,000 – Spine Injuries, truck v. auto collision (Palacios v. Cardoso)
  • Verdict: $3,340,323 - Shoulder and spine injuries, premises liability (Guerrero v. NFI)
  • Verdict: $3,318,911 – Wrongful death, pedestrian struck by a car (Teague v. Williams)
  • Verdict: $3,112,843 – Lower leg burn injuries, propane ignition (Sysak v. Western Propane)
  • Settlement: $3,000,000 – Spine injury, fall from ladder (Confidential)
  • Verdict: $2,611,000 – Face, shoulder, and spine injury, tractor/trailer v. auto collision (Meraz v. Valle)
  • Settlement: $2,200,000 – Spine injury, truck v. truck collision (Confidential)
  • Settlement: $2,530,000 – Wrongful death, motorcyclist hit by car (Confidential)
  • Settlement: $1,500,000 – Traumatic brain injury, tractor/trailer v. auto collision (Confidential)
  • Settlement: $1,315,000 – Traumatic brain injury, bus collision (Ha v. Light of Love)
  • Settlement: $1,125,000 – Spine injuries, tractor/trailer v. auto collision (Confidential)
  • Verdict: $1,047,371 – Hip and shoulder injuries, premises liability (Erickson v. Intercommunity)


  • Medical Credit Cards: A Clash Between Physicians’ Interests and Patients’ Rights, 42 Loy. L.A. Rev. 807 (2009).
  • Laying the Foundation for Electronic and Documentary Evidence at Trial, The Advocate (2015)


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, Juris Doctor
  • University of Arizona, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


  • 2016 – 2017 Southern California Rising Stars – Super Lawyers
  • Top 100 Verdicts California 2016
  • 2016 Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles Rising Star Award Nominee

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Federal Bar Association
  • LA County Bar Association


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