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Deborah S. Tropp

Founding Partner

McNeil Tropp & Braun, LLP



Deborah S. Tropp is a founding partner of McNeil Tropp & Braun, LLP. Ms. Tropp has represented numerous insurance and private clients in complex trials and is known for her expertise in insurance defense/civil litigation. Her main practice includes defense of personal injury cases involving auto, trucking, medical malpractice, elder abuse, products liability and premises liability.  Ms. Tropp also represents clients in employment litigation, business litigation, and healthcare law.


Ms. Tropp’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Juris Doctor degree from McGeorge University School of Law. Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Tropp received the Order of the Barristers Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy.


Ms. Tropp is a national representative for the Orange County Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and a proud member of several professional organizations including the American Board of Trial Advocates Foundation and the Orange County Women Lawyers Association. She volunteers for the Constitutional Rights Foundation’s Mock Trial Program and has been a mock trial judge and high school mock trial coach for the past three years. Ms. Tropp also regularly lectures to insurance companies, attorney groups, and healthcare providers on such topics as Proper Patient Charting, MICRA, Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Managed Care Litigation, HIPAA and Steps to Avoid Malpractice Litigation. She is frequently asked to speak as an educator to physician staff members through the Medical Education Speakers Network. Ms. Tropp has also served as an adjunct professor at Western State College of Law where she has taught Pre Trial Litigation and Trial Practices to graduating law students.


Ms. Tropp has been recognized with several honors including nomination to the International Society of Barristers, Top 50 Lawyers in California, and membership with Lawyers of Distinction. Well respected for her knowledge and skill, she credits her accomplishments to dedication, hard work, and commitment to providing the best possible results for her clients.

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