Robert J. Mandell


Robert J. Mandell



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Robert J. Mandell is the lead trial attorney for the Mandell Trial Lawyers personal injury law firm. For the past 30-plus years, he has been a steadfast advocate for the victims of personal injury resulting from auto collisions, bicycle and motorcycle crashes, defective products, and other accidents, with special emphasis on brain and spinal cord injuries, serious orthopedic injuries, and other catastrophic harms. He has championed the rights of injury victims going up against some of the largest companies in the world, including Ford, GM, AIG, and many others.

Rob has handled many high profile matters with million-dollar-plus awards in the areas of severe auto collisions, pedestrian accidents, construction site injuries and defective products. He was one of the personal injury lawyers responsible for helping victims of toxic chemical exposures from the Exide Plant east of Los Angeles, and he has several victories before the California Court of Appeals. He is a nine-time “Super Lawyer” honoree by Los Angeles Magazine and is an associate of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates. Well respected by his peers, Rob also bears an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale – Hubbell.

When he is not advocating for his clients, Rob is usually writing fiction or playing blues harp in local nightclubs. He also enjoys mountain biking, hiking and just hanging out with his family and his Golden Retriever, Bella. Rob’s areas of focus include brain and spinal cord injuries, serious orthopedic injuries, chronic pain and other catastrophic harms.


  • AV Preeminent Rating Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 – 2021
  • Certified Member of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Graduate of the Trial Lawyers College, Dubois, WY
  • Lead Counsel Rated
  • Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA)


  • Valley Lawyer Magazine “Critical Mass: Representing Disaster Victims,” October 2018


  • Volunteer for Trial Lawyers Care, 2018-present
  • Presenter for California Brain Injury Association and the International Brain Injury Association, 2014
  • Former co-host of weekly legal radio show “Brothers on Law” Saturdays at 8 am on Go Country 105 FM

Notable Case Results:

  • Urrutia vs. Joe’s Auto Parks
  • Wu v. Chen million (Jury Verdict)
  • Exide Toxic Tort Case to date, one of the lead attorneys for plaintiffs
  • Roland T. vs. Surgical Center (Jury Verdict)
  • Echeverria v. UCLA (Jury Verdict
  • Morgan W. v. GM


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100 +

Combined Years of Experience

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5000 +

Trusted Clients

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$200M +

Cases Won

We believe in the power of justice and will never stop fighting for what is right!

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