Steve McElroy

Steve McElroy

Mr. McElroy is the Managing Attorney for the Century City office of AlderLaw. He is a highly experienced trial lawyer who has litigated major injury and wrongful death cases for the past 25 years. Mr. McElroy joined AlderLaw in 2011 and during his two years with the firm tried 30 jury trials to verdict. His most recent verdicts include a $3.6 million dollar award in Riverside, California for a man who suffered a construction site injury and developed Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Other recent verdicts include a $1.8 million dollar award for a woman who was injured by a falling shelf in a grocery store, a $1.1 million dollar verdict for a woman who suffered shoulder injuries in a car collision, and a $1 million dollar verdict in a wrongful death case. In one of his earliest jury trials with AlderLaw, Mr. McElroy attained an award of $900,000 for an elderly woman who was injured in a slip and fall incident and required a knee replacement. Mr. McElroy's largest verdict to date was for $6.15 million dollars in Bakersfield, California for a young woman who suffered a shoulder injury in a traffic collision and developed a chronic pain syndrome.

Mr. McElroy has distinguished himself as one of the top trial lawyers in Southern California. During the last ten years he has attained verdicts and settlements for his clients in excess of $100 million dollars. Mr. McElroy was named a Superlawyer in Southern California for 2011, 2012 and 2013. He was nominated as Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles for 2012. Mr. McElroy is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Mr. McElroy is a Past President of the Antelope Valley Bar Association. He was the recipient of the Philip M. Schwabacher Award for outstanding civic involvement and contribution to the legal community. He is also a Past President and board member for the 50th Agricultural District for the State of California having been appointed by two successive governors. Mr. McElroy has been admitted to practice law in the States of California, Maryland and Washington. He is also a member of the Federal Bar for the Central District of California.

Mr. McElroy earned his Bachelor of Science degree at California State University Fullerton where he received a degree in physical education with an interest in adaptive physical education. He worked as the Executive Director for a non-profit organization in Santa Barbara, California that provided residential care services for developmentally disabled children. While in Santa Barbara he studied law at Santa Barbara College of Law and earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 1987. Mr. McElroy now makes his home in Los Angeles, although he was raised in the desert community of Palmdale, California.


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