Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield

Brenda Brooks Mansfield

Partner - Los Angeles


Bar Admissions: California; U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Practice Groups: Personal Injury Defense, Product Liability, Toxic Tort / Mass Tort

Education: Southwestern University School of Law, 1999, JD; University of California, Irvine, 1995, BA, Film & TV / Humanities

Memberships: Beverly Hills Bar Association; Los Angeles County Bar Association


Brenda Brooks Mansfield, a partner in the firm's Los Angeles office, practices in the areas of products liability, toxic tort and mass tort litigation, general liability and civil litigation. She is also the chair of the firm's national pro bono group. Brenda has represented manufacturers and business owners in high-risk asbestos, personal injury, and product liability cases.

Brenda has gained significant trial experience in asbestos cases as well as other toxic tort matters in both state and federal courts, including successfully defending a client in a federal complex environmental case. She has also handled all stages of litigation for various manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors for products liability cases.

Brenda serves as a legal advisor to a developing international company that designs and promotes environmentally sustainable practices in the public and private sector. She is also professionally certified in the area of poverty law.


May 5, 2016
Law360 Ranks Foley & Mansfield Among Top Firms for Female Attorneys

The national defense firm of Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce it has been ranked 15th on Law360’s 2016 list of the 100 best U.S. law firms for women.



Poverty Law Certification, Benchmark Institute


  • Brenda leads and is an active member of Foley & Mansfield’s Pro Bono Services practice
  • Brenda provides legal services to several community service organizations that assist low-income and elderly clients. 
  • As an attorney member of the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Brenda volunteers her services in animal-related cases and participates in national conferences designed to further develop the field of Animal Law.