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The attorneys of Child & Marton, LLP have devoted their law practices entirely to the management, litigation, and resolution of legal disputes. Please click on the names below to learn more about each attorney:

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Bradford T. Child  (Partner):   e-mail: btchild@childmarton.com>LinkedIn profile
Bradford T. Child, Esq.

Bradford T. Child has been practicing law since 1980, concentrating in personal injury, property damage, insurance “bad faith” litigation, and general civil matters.

Mr. Child is skilled in high-stakes litigation and has won all of the twenty-plus cases he has tried to verdict.  He has tried cases ranging from personal injury, wrongful discharge, and product liability disputes to inverse condemnation and business insurance “bad faith” suits.   He has also successfully represented clients in high-profile cases, including the San Bernardino train derailment and pipeline explosion in which he disproved the determination of NTSB investigators and established that his client was not liable for the pipeline explosion.

In one of his most well-known cases, Mr. Child successfully petitioned the California Supreme Court to review and reverse the Court of Appeal's decision in Employers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of Wisconsin v. Tutor Saliba Corp., (1998) 17 Cal.4th 632. In the trial of that case, Mr. Child had defeated the workers’ compensation carrier’s claim for reimbursement of compensation benefits paid to an injured worker.  He then sought attorneys’ fees pursuant to a construction contract between the employer and his client.  The Supreme Court reversed the trial and appellate court's refusal to award attorney's fees and issued its decision in favor of Mr. Child’s client.

Mr. Child graduated from the University of the Pacific with a B.A. in 1977 and earned his J.D. in 1980 at the McGeorge School of Law, where he was selected for the law review by the Pacific Law Journal.  He has been admitted to the Minnesota and State Bar of California since 1980 and 1981, respectively. He is admitted to practice before the federal courts in the Central and Northern Districts of California system, and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1954, Mr. Child resides in Pasadena with his wife and two children.

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Andrew J. Marton (Partner):   e-mail: ajmarton@childmarton.comLinkedIn profile
Andrew Marton, Esq.

Andrew J. Marton has over 25 years of litigation experience specializing in transportation, employment matters, product liability, construction, and large and small personal injury matters.  He is a veteran of over 20 trials, including a wrongful death matter and the first roofing product liability class action to be tried to verdict in California (Old Cal Shake Class Action).  From the outset of his career, Andrew has had a special interest in classic cars and has handled such unique matters as the disappearance of four classic Ferrari chassis (including a Steve McQueen Ferrari 1966 275 GTS convertible) and a custody battle over a 1965 Porsche 356C.

He is dedicated to developing and maintaining long-term relationships with his clients, always working to obtain the best possible case result in a cost-efficient manner. 

Mr. Marton graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1983 with a B.A. in history.  He received his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law in 1986 where he was on the Dean’s List and placed first in the Pacific Region of the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition. He is a member of the State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations, and the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court in the Central, Southern and Northern Districts of California.

Born in Montreal, Canada in 1959, Mr. Marton resides in West Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

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Eva Yi Yang (Associate):  e-mail: yyang@childmarton.com

Eva Yi Yang is an associate at Child & Marton. She works closely with both partners on wide variety of matters, including breach of contract, insurance bad faith, property damage, and general liability cases. Ms. Yang has experience handling discovery, conducting legal research, and drafting motions.

Ms. Yang holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego. She received her J.D. from Loyola Law School where she graduated Cum Laude, Order of the Coif. Ms. Yang was also a senior editor in the Los Angeles Public Interest Law Journal. During law school, she served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Margaret M. Morrow in the United States District Court.

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Stephen Hsu (Associate):  e-mail: shsu@childmarton.com

Stephen Hsu is a senior associate with the firm. He graduated from Loyola Law School in 2010, and obtained his undergraduate degree in Political Science at the University of Southern California. He is licensed to practice law in California, New York and Nevada. Mr. Hsu is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and conversant in Taiwanese.

Mr. Hsu is experienced in handling a wide variety of matters, including finance, real estate, product liability and personal injury and concentrates on assisting small business and real estate clients on a broad range of litigation issues. Mr. Hsu litigates in federal and state courts and handles arbitrations and mediations.

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