J. Andrew Branam



Andrew Branam graduated from San Diego State University with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Political Science in 2001. Thereafter, he attended the University of San Diego School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate degree in 2004. He was admitted to the California State Bar in November of 2004.

Mr. Branam joined PGBR LLP in January 2005 as an associate attorney and was named a partner in January 2011. Since joining the firm, he has been actively involved with the workers compensation and subrogation departments in representing defendants throughout the state of California before the WCAB and Superior Court. Mr. Branam’s experience with workers compensation litigation includes extensive trial work before the WCAB including high exposure and “catastrophic” cases. His practice focuses primarily on litigation involving workers’ compensation claims, including death and life pension exposure cases, petitions for penalties, discrimination claims pursuant to Labor Code section 132(a), serious and willful misconduct claims, and appeals associated with these actions.