The Law On Your Side
Douglas K. Mann, with nearly 25 years of defense experience, has gained an impressive reputation for his skills both in and out of the courtroom in handling intricate and highly-complicated cases.
Representing a wide variety of clients, Doug’s cases span the gamut from the defending doctors in medical malpractice cases to the defense of public entities in civil cases. Doug also represents doctors facing disciplinary action before the Medical Board of California, as well as advising physicians and medical groups on business, regulatory, and administrative matters relating to the practice of medicine.
What distinguishes Doug from his peers is his background in science and engineering. Doug attended California State Polytechnic University, Pomona where he earned an Industrial Engineering degree in 1988. Prior to attending Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey, where he earned a Juris Doctor degree in 1991, Doug worked as an engineer. He is licensed as a Patent Attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This unique educational and work background leads to a disciplined and pragmatic approach to solving legal issues.
Counted among Doug’s many victories are disputes involving medical malpractice, general liability, catastrophic injury, elder abuse/long-term care liability, and products liability in state and federal trial courts. Also practicing appellate law, he successfully briefs and argues civil appeals. With tremendous respect from those in the medical profession, Doug handles litigated cases for some of the most prestigious insurers in the healthcare industry, including Norcal Mutual, The Doctors Company and General Star Management Services, as well as the County of San Bernardino. It was early in his career that Doug developed a keen interest in the medical field, taking various courses to increase his understanding of anatomy and physiology. Since that time, he has defended countless physicians, as well as large hospitals and medical clinics, in cases involving complicated medical issues.
Doug was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1992. He was subsequently admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Federal Circuit and Ninth Circuit, and all United States District Courts in California. A member of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, the American Inns of Court, and various local bar associations, Doug lectures repeatedly to various groups and organizations on topics related to healthcare and intellectual property law. Doug is involved in his community through his work with Claremont Heritage and the Boy Scouts of America.