Brandon Castor represents clients affected by California wildfires and other mass torts. Some of the cases he handles include the 2022 McKinney Fire, 2022 Mill Fire, 2021 Dixie Fire, 2018 Camp Fire, 2017 North Bay Fires, and the 2017 Creek Fire.
Prior to becoming an associate, Mr. Castor clerked for McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP for more than two years. In this role, he helped oversee 15 clerks working on the 2018 North Bay Fires and the 2018 Camp Fire. His efforts contributed to a nine-figure recovery for wildfire victims. As a certified law student in UCI’s Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology Clinic, he counseled filmmakers of independent short films and documentaries on fair use and other clearance issues. He also assisted with the pro bono Orange County Clean Slate Expungement Clinic. Additionally, he served as a law clerk for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.
Before entering the legal profession, Mr. Castor worked as a staff research associate at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and was a producer in the visual effects industry.