Carla Lynn Crochet is a partner in our Long Beach office,
focusing her practice on the defense of claims for hazardous
substance exposure, premises liability, products liability
and environmental contamination. She received her Juris
Doctorate degree from U.C. Davis Law School in 1994, where
she was a member of Law Review. She was admitted to the
Hawaii Bar in 1995, the California Bar in 1996 and the
Washington State Bar in 1997. She is licensed to practice
in all three states and their respective federal courts.
began her legal career in 1995 and has handled a wide
variety of toxic tort, business and patent litigation
as both defense and plaintiffs' counsel. In 2004, Ms.
Crochet joined PGBR
LLP. She continues her practice in all aspects of casualty
defense claims, specializing in asbestos litigation. In
addition to handling cases for her own clients, Ms. Crochet
handles and oversees all of the trial preparation and trials
for the complex litigation of the toxic tort department.
Ms. Crochet also handles the complex law and motion and
appellate matters. Ms. Crochet has worked with the Courts
in Los Angeles County and Orange County to create and modify
General Orders, which regulate all asbestos litigation
in both counties.