After joining Grassini, Wrinkle & Johnson as a trial lawyer, Ms. Grassini has tried serious injury and death cases, with and without her father, including defective products, government liability, airplane crashes, recreational injuries and automobile accidents. Ms. Grassini received a jury verdict of $1,650,000 for the wrongful death of a 90-year-old man, $14,125,000 in a road design case and tried three eight-figure cases with her father. Ms. Grassini has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2010.
Now in his fourth year of practice, Brian Hong received his undergraduate degree from Cornell where he regularly populated the Dean's List and served as an Advocate and Board Member for the Organization for Labor Action. He then had a successful career at Loyola Law School, graduating in the top 10%. At Loyola Law, Mr. Hong won various writing and briefing awards, was the regional champion in the ABA Appellate Advocacy Competition and reached the National Finals, as well as serving on Law Review. He is uniquely qualified to support the catastrophic injury practice of Grassini, Wrinkle & Johnson and has already proven as much by second chairing the "stray electricity" trial.
Marshall Shepardson comes to Grassini, Wrinkle & Johnson after an eight-year career in personal injury litigation in both New York and Texas. He has successfully practiced in numerous state, federal and appellate jurisdictions. Originally from Southern California, Mr. Shepardson received his undergraduate degree from Cal Berkeley where he finished near the top of his class. This success led to a Dean’s Scholarship at the New York University School of Law where he did equally well and competed in Moot Court, winning a Best Brief award. Returning home to the southland after more than a decade, Mr. Shepardson has "hit the ground running," lending his experience and expertise to cases ranging from insurance bad faith, major injuries, and elder abuse, to products liability, punitive damage and government liability.