Dean Brown is an equity owner and partner at the Law Offices of Pearlman, Brown & Wax, LLP, where he specializes in the defense of workers’ compensation claims, Serious & Willful misconduct claims and claimed violations of California Labor Code §132a. He has extensive experience in the workers’ compensation arena and also handles issues related to employment law, Defense Base Act claims, ADA and FEHA. He has been practicing in this area of law since 1990.
Dean has a wide array of clients comprised of school districts, international manufacturers, temporary employment agencies, the freight industry, the petroleum industry, public entities, the aerospace industry, grocers, the field of professional sports, and many other employers and insurance carriers.
Dean is an aggressive litigator. He specializes in high exposure and complex claims for his clients. He has a great affinity for the art of the cross-examination of expert witnesses, including physicians and future earning capacity experts. He prides himself in being able to obtain the best possible results, whether it be placing himself in a position for the best possible settlement, or obtaining a Findings and Award in a Trial. He regularly provides educational seminars to insurance companies, third party administrators, and self-insured employers in the general workers’ compensation community on a wide range of topics. Dean has been a lecturer for the California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorney’s Association, California Applicant’s Attorney’s Association, Counsel & Education in Management and many other organizations. Dean is a Board-Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation under the auspices of the State Bar of California and the California Board of Legal Specialization and has been selected as a Los Angeles “Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine.