Jeff I. Braun is a founding partner in the Orange County, California office of McNeil Tropp &; Braun, LLP and also founded the firm’s Las Vegas, Nevada office. Mr. Braun represents numerous clients in the fields of general liability, commercial and rideshare transportation, products liability, governmental tort claims, businesslitigation, employment discrimination and professional malpractice. Hehas extensive experience in the defense of catastrophic accidents andpremises liability.
As an experienced trial attorney, Mr. Braun has successfully defended his clients in courtroomsthroughout California and Nevada. From 2014 to 2022, he has been selected by his peers as a SouthernCalifornia Super Lawyer with a focus in injury defense. Since 2020 he has been recognized as one of America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators.
Mr. Braun is a Lifetime Fellow and Past President for the Orange County Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (‘ABOTA”). Recently, he completed his term on the Executive Board for the California Chapter. He is also a respected lecturer who has spoken on civility in the legal profession, licensing requirements of the medicalprofession and techniques to obtain effective statements under oath.
In 2003, Mr. Braun was responsible for opening the firm’s office in Las Vegas, Nevada. Whiledeveloping a diverse book of business in Clark County, he has also successfully argued before theNevada Supreme Court in the case of Richards v. Republic Silver State, Inc.
Mr. Braun received his Juris Doctor fromMcGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, California in 1992 andBachelor of Arts from the University of California at Irvine in 1989 with a major in Psychology and a minor in Drama. Whilein law school, he received the Order of the Barristers Award as part of the Trial Advocacy Competition Team.
Mr. Braun is licensed to practice law in California and Nevada and is admitted to all state and federalcourts in California and Nevada. He is amember of the State Bar of California, NevadaState Bar, and the Orange County Bar Association.
He remains actively involved with his five children and enjoys practicing law with his wife. He continues to coach his children in the American Youth Soccer Organization where he previouslyserved as the Newport Mesa Regional Commissioner. He is also a past board member for Costa Mesa United, anorganization devoted to the development of youth sports and a past member of the Costa Mesa YouthSports Council. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf with friends and traveling with his family.