Judith M. Tishkoff

Partner

  • location icon Los Angeles, CA
    633 West 5th Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

Judith Tishkoff is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Healthcare Practice. She has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of medical malpractice defense, pharmacy defense, and appeals.

She handles the following types of matters:

  • Defense of physicians, nurses, nursing registries, and hospitals in actions and pending claims
  • Defense of pharmacies and individual pharmacists in actions and pending claims
  • Representation of pharmacies in mass  tort litigation including “Fen-Phen”, Baycol and PPA related litigation
  • Representation of nurses and physicians before  their respective professional Boards
  • Trials, binding arbitrations and mediations in the defense of health professionals
  • Representation of manufacturers of medical devices in products liability matters
  • All aspects of appellate practice before the Superior Court, California Courts of Appeal, and the California Supreme Court

Publications

Note, “The State Regulation of Pregnant Women: A Conflict of Rights and Values,” University of Southern California Journal of Law and the Environment, Spring 1988

Admissions

California

Associations

  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section, 1994-present
  • American Bar Association, Section on Individual Rights & Responsibilities, 1994-present
  • Associate, Hastings Center, 1987-2000
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in California, 1980-1990, active; 1990-present, inactive

Awards & Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell, "AV" Rating
  • Outstanding Nurse Award, Special Recognition and Outstanding Service Awards from UCLA Medical Center

Education

University of Southern California School of Law

Juris Doctor, 1988

California State University, Long Beach, School of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 1980

University of California at Los Angeles

1975-1977

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