John Reilly is a native of Los Angeles. He received his undergraduate degree from UCLA with a double major in economics and political science. While at UCLA, John was active in the school’s official charity, Unicamp, and later became vice president of its board of directors.
After graduating UCLA, John attended Pepperdine University School of Law and obtained a JD in 1991. While at Pepperdine, John earned a scholarship from the Pepperdine Advocates for Public Interest Law and won the Pepperdine London Moot Court Competition. John has been practicing law since 1992 and has focused in several areas of law, including medical malpractice defense, insurance defense, products liability, premises liability, toxic torts, dental malpractice, automobile and fire accidents, and dependency law.
Prior to starting with Law + Brandmeyer in 2018, John did medical and dental defense work where he co-tried cases and participated in mediations. John was also a court appointed attorney at the Children’s Court for over five years and, while there, did dozens of bench trials and handled an extensive case load.
John’s hobbies include traveling, soccer, surfing, and playing guitar.