Telephone: (310) 556-7900
Email: Mary Fersch
Litigation, jury trials, personal injury, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death.
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D., May 2015
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., English, June 2012
State Bar of California, Dec. 2015
United States District Court, Central District of California, Dec. 2015
State Bar of California
Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
During her time at Daniels, Fine, Israel, Schonbuch & Lebovits, LLP, Mary has managed a heavy case load of personal injury and catastrophic personal injury cases ranging from car accidents to bus accidents to commercial equipment accidents. She has developed experience in propounding and responding to discovery, developing litigation strategies, and preparing cases for jury trial. Most recently, Mary assisted her colleagues in preparing the defense of a wrongful death case on which the jury returned a defense verdict. For this trial, Mary drafted motions in limine and opposition motions, managed expert witnesses, and assisted the lead attorneys in all aspects of the trial. Mary joined the firm after spending time there as a law fellow in the American Board of Trial Advocates Fellowship program.
While a student at Loyola Law School, Mary was involved in trial advocacy and appellate programs, receiving the award of First Honors in her Trial Advocacy class and Top Ten Brief in Loyola’s Scott Moot Court Competition. Mary also competed in the American Bar Association’s Moot Court Competition, where her team placed as finalists. Mary was also a member of the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review.
Mary aspired to gain practical experience while in law school through her numerous externships and law clerk positions. She worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Fred Woods of the California Court of Appeal for the Second District, Division Seven drafting bench memoranda for the justice’s review. She also worked as a certified law clerk with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Sex Crimes Division and Compton Branch Office where she conducted a bench trial and argued numerous motions.
As an undergraduate at UCLA, Mary served as President of the Kappa Alpha Pi Pre-Law Fraternity Rho Pledge class and as Alumni Relations Chair for the professional fraternity.