Deborah Tropp



Deborah S. Tropp is a founding partner of McNeil Tropp & Braun, LLP, which opened its doors in June 2000. Ms. Tropp has represented numerous insurance and private clients in complex trials and is known for her expertise in insurance defense/civil litigation. Her main practice includes defense of personal injury cases involving auto, trucking, medical malpractice, elder abuse, products liability and premises liability. Ms. Tropp also represents clients in employment litigation, business litigation, and healthcare law.

Ms. Tropp’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Juris Doctor degree from McGeorge University School of Law. Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Tropp received the Order of the Barristers Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy.

Ms. Tropp is a member of the Executive Board of the Orange County Chapter of ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates). She is also a National ABOTA Board Representative and co-chairs two National ABOTA committees.  Ms. Tropp has also recently been selected as one of the ABOTA faculty members for the National Trial College taking place at Yale University this summer.  

She volunteers for the Constitutional Rights Foundation’s Mock Trial Program and has been a Mock Trial judge and High School Mock Trial Coach for several years. Ms. Tropp also regularly lectures to insurance companies, attorney groups, law students and healthcare providers.

Ms. Tropp has served as an Adjunct Professor at Western State College of Law where she taught Pre-Trial Litigation and Trial Practices to graduating law students. Ms. Tropp has been recognized with several honors including an invitation to join the International Society of Barristers.  She has also received recognition as a  “Lawyer of Distinction” and “Top Lawyers of California” for several years in a row.

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