Roy M. Brisbois


Roy Brisbois is a co-founder and partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Products Liability Practice. His specialization is in products liability litigation with an emphasis in defending foreign and domestic manufacturers and distributors in civil trials pending in state and federal court.

Legal Experience

  • Extensive trial and appellate experience in products liability and business litigation
  • A substantial portion of his practice is devoted to defending clients in class actions and Unfair Business Practice Act claims



  • Author, California Products Liability, Law & Practice, 2nd Edition (and periodic Pocket Part Supplements), (Lexis Law Publishing, 1999)
  • Author, California Products Liability, Law & Practice (and Periodic Part Supplements), (West Publishing, 1985)
  • Co-Author, Guide to Product Liability, (Bureau of National Affairs, 1987)


  • Author, “What Impact will the Clinton Administration Have on Product Liability?” International Legal Strategy, Journal Interworld, 1993
  • Author, “Product Liability Settlements in the Post-Proposition 51 ,Tech-Bilt - Abbott-Ford - Moradi-Shalal Era”, CEB Trial Practice Institute, 1990
  • Author, “In Defense of Lawyers, Current Battlegrounds”, CTLA 27th Annual State Convention, 1988
  • Author, “Checklist for Admission of Demonstrative Evidence”, CEB Trial Practice Institute, 1987
  • Author, “Product Liability Settlements”,CEB Trial Practice Institute, 1986
  • Author, “Trumpets in the Corridors of Bureaucracy: A Coming Right to Appointed Counsel in Administrative Adjudicative Proceedings”, 18 UCLA Law Review 758, 1971
  • Regional Editor, American Bar Association Product Liability Newsletter, 1992 - 1995


  • State Bar Admissions
    • California




University of California at Los Angeles

Juris Doctor, 1972

  • UCLA, Law Review, Chief Comment Editor, 1971-1972

University of California at Santa Barbara

Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1969

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