Michelle A. Campbell is a Partner in Tyson & Mendes’ Los Angeles and Orange County offices, where she is a member of the Complex Trial Team. Her practice includes general liability, directors and officers liability, and errors and omissions. Prior to joining Tyson & Mendes, Ms. Campbell gained significant experience in an insurance defense firm in Orange County, California.
Ms. Campbell has served as ﬁrst or second chair in six trials. Ms. Campbell recently received a defense verdict in an environmental exposure toxic tort case from inception through trial where she acted as second chair. Plaintiff, born with significant birth defects, sought over $20 million in damages. Ms. Campbell takes a creative approach to her cases, focusing on an aggressive defense while ensuring her clients are involved throughout the process. Ms. Campbell has successfully settled numerous cases, including cases involving high-profile celebrity opposing parties.
Ms. Campbell received a B.S. in Management Science from the University of California, San Diego. She received her J.D. in 2011 from Chapman University School of Law, where she graduated at the top of her class. While in law school, Ms. Campbell served as the Senior Articles Editor for the NeXus Journal of Law and Policy. She further was recognized for her achievements in Advanced Legal Research by earning the prestigious CALI award. Ms. Campbell was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2011 and is currently a member of both the Los Angeles and Orange County Bar Associations.
In her spare time, Ms. Campbell and her husband enjoy walking their Labrador retriever along the water at the dog beach. When spending time indoors, she likes to cook and enjoys the challenge of a new recipe.