Michelle Campbell

Michelle A. Campbell is a Managing Partner in Tyson & Mendes’ Orange County office and a Partner in the Los Angeles office, where she is a member of the Complex Trial Team. Her practice includes general liability, directors and officers liability, and errors and omissions. Ms. Campbell gained significant experience in an insurance defense firm in Orange County, California prior to joining Tyson & Mendes.

Ms. Campbell has served as first or second chair in six trials. She recently received a defense verdict in an environmental exposure toxic tort case that she handled from inception through trial and where she acted as second chair. Plaintiff in that case was born with significant birth defects and 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. She has successfully settled numerous cases, including cases involving high-profile celebrities as 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 local dog beach.  When spending time indoors, she likes to cook and enjoys the challenge of a new recipe.