Brenda Ligorsky is a partner in the Long Beach office of Carroll, Kelly, Trotter, Franzen, McBride & Peabody. Ms. Ligorsky focuses her practice on professional liability defense, particularly cases involving birth injuries and other catastrophic damages. Ms. Ligorsky’s clients include physicians, medical groups, hospitals, HMOs, and other health care providers, who she has successfully defended in both state and federal court in cases involving medical negligence, battery, fraud, elder and dependent adult abuse, bad faith and products liability.
Ms. Ligorsky has a particular interest in defending health care professionals against claims of elder and dependent adult abuse. Since 1997, she has been working to develop legal defenses to elder and dependent adult abuse claims, often working in concert with certified appellate specialists.
Ms. Ligorsky received her bachelor degrees in English and history from Tufts University in 1990. She received her juris doctorate from USC Law School in 1993, graduating in the top 20% of her class. While at USC, Ms. Ligorsky was part of the Moot Court Honors program, winning a prize for best brief.
Ms. Ligorsky is married with two children. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, reading, and rooting for the LA Dodgers.
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