Brian J. McCormack

Brian J. McCormack

Supervising Trial Attorney
Santa Ana, California
888-284-0809 (Toll Free)

Brian J. McCormack is an experienced trial attorney and a principal at Callahan & Blaine. His practice focuses on high-stakes, complex civil and business litigation, traumatic brain and spine injury, personal injury, wrongful death and product liability litigation.

Mr. McCormack’s history of outstanding results have earned him a reputation for excellence among both clients and peers. He has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America, one of the Top 50 Attorneys in Orange County, California, and was named Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. McCormack is a member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

Verdicts and Settlements:

• $934 Million - Beckman Coulter v. Flextronics, Inc.
Largest Verdict in Orange County History

• $50 Million - Neria v. City of Dana Point
One of the Highest Personal Injury Settlement in United States history

• $38 Million - Gonzalez v. Freedom Communications
Largest Employment Settlement in Orange County history

• $28 Million - Dorman v. Allied Trucking

• $9.4 Million - Wolfgang Puck Beverages v. Manufacturer

• $5 Million - v. Carrefour, SA

• $6 Million - Dean v. UCI

• $5.5 Million - Felix v. Driver

• $3.5 Million - Davick v. Holiday Inn


Areas of Practice

  • Complex Civil and Business Litigation
  • Traumatic Brain and Spine Injury
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death/Product Liability litigation
  • Public Utilities Commission Investigations / Enforcement Actions

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California


  • Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, California
    • J.D. - 1993
  • Pennsylvania State University
    • B.A. - 1983

Representative Cases

  • Beckman Coulter, Inc. v. Dovatron International, Inc., Flextronics International, Inc. et. al.

Honors and Awards

  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association - Trial Lawyer of the Year
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Top 50 Attorneys in Orange County
  • Western State University College of Law - Hall of Fame
  • Top Attorneys in Southern California
  • Best California Attorneys
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Lawyers, Civil Plaintiff
  • Lawyers of Distinction - Top 10% in the U.S. - Personal Injury
  • America's Most Honored Professionals - Top 1%
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers - 10 Best
  • Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, Member