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Steven J. Brewer - Oakland, CA

1999 Harrison StreetSuite 1600 Oakland, CA 94612

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Oakland Products Liability Lawyer

Overview

Steve Brewer is a dedicated trial lawyer with a reputation for working closely with his clients, both inside and outside the courtroom. Experienced at representing individuals in cases against large corporations, he is driven by a strong belief that injured people are entitled to fair compensation.

Steve began his career with a small firm that specialized in products liability and professional negligence case...

Steve Brewer is a dedicated trial lawyer with a reputation for working closely with his clients, both inside and outside the courtroom. Experienced at representing individuals in cases against large corporations, he is driven by a strong belief that injured people are entitled to fair compensation.

Steve began his career with a small firm that specialized in products liability and professional negligence case. An innovative and versatile trial lawyer, he continues to concentrate on these areas as well as on general negligence and construction accidents. Steve also serves as Judge Pro Tem for Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

Notable Cases

  • A $14.8 million verdict against a hospital and doctor for delay in performing a c-section resulting in brain damage to the baby.
  • A $8.5 million settlement for a 30 year old laborer burned in a gas pipeline explosion.
  • A $7.75 million settlement for a client who suffered serious injuries, resulting in quadriplegia, due to the negligence of several contractors on a school construction project. In addition to his settlement, the client will receive lifetime worker's compensation benefits totaling $7 million.
  • A $2.5 million verdict in Las Vegas, Nevada against an interstate trucking company whose driver rear ended a 52 year old man on the freeway resulting in low back injuries.
  • A $2.3 million jury verdict against the City of San Jose and Granite Construction Co. for serious injuries suffered by a construction worker who was impaled in the cab of his truck when it struck a metal gate pole on a job site.
  • A $2.5 million settlement for a 24-year-old man who suffered injuries resulting in quadriplegia in premises and products liability claims against Best Western Hotels and Anthony Pools.
  • A $1.6 million verdict against an obstetrician who failed to detect a tubal pregnancy resulting in the death of a 36 year old woman.
  • A confidential settlement for a 44 year-old female airplane janitor struck by the wheel of a passenger loading bridge resulting in the amputation of left leg and severe right leg trauma. In addition, the client retained all worker's comp benefits.

About Steven J. Brewer

Practice Areas

  • Products Liability
  • General Negligence
  • Personal Injury/ Motor Vehicle Accidents/ Roadway Defect Accidents
  • Construction Accidents

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Senior Counsel

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1980

Other Affiliations

  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Alameda County Bar Association (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Member)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (Member)
  • International Brain Injury Association (Member)
  • National Spinal Cord Injury Association (Member)
  • San Francisco Bar Association (Member)
  • State Bar of California (Member)
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (Member)

Education

  • Lincoln University Law School, California, 1980
    J.D.
  • University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1976
    B.A.

Classes and Seminars

  • Panelist, “Civility Matters”- Alameda County Bar Association (2013)
  • Panelist, “Direct & Cross-Examination of Experts”- Continuing Education of the Bar (2006)
  • Lecturer, “Pleadings & Motions” San Francisco State University Legal Nurse Consulting Program (1999)

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Steven J. Brewer

Included on the 2024 Northern California list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Northern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Steven J. Brewer on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2011 - 2015
  • Northern California Super Lawyers, 2005 - 2015
  • Martindale Hubble AV Rated

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Office Information

Address

1999 Harrison StreetSuite 1600 Oakland, CA 94612

Fax

  • 510-832-1918

Office Hours

8:30am to 5pm

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