Britnee Branch is a new addition to Hanna Brophy with over two years of workers’ compensation experience in defending insurance carriers and self-insured employers. While she currently works in the Van Nuys office, her home base is Oxnard. As such, she not only handles matters at the Van Nuys & Los Angeles Boards, but regularly handles cases venued in Oxnard, Santa Barbara, &/or San Luis Obispo.

Ms. Branch earned her J.D. from Southwestern Law in 2016. While in law school, she interned at the Ventura County Public Defender’s Office as a Certified Law Clerk and was chosen to sit second chair on two high profile murder trials. She also previously clerked for a named partner at a reputable personal injury firm.

Prior to law school, Ms. Branch attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she earned a degree in sociology. She strives to maintain close working relationships with clients and is also proponent of aggressive client advocacy.

  • Workers' Compensation Defense
Awards & Rankings
  • Juris Doctor, May 2016: cum laude honors
  • Class Rank: Top 10 Percent
  • Law Review Bluebook Award, 2014
  • CALI “Excellence for the Future” Award (highest grade in course): Constitutional -Law I, 2013
  • Dean’s List Award, 2012-2013
  • Witkin Award for Academic Excellence, Contracts I, 2012
  • Honorable Mentions, Oralist and Brief Writer, Appellate Advocacy Intramural Competition, 2013
  • Scholarships from Southwestern Law School


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