DAVID B. ROSSER

DAVID B. ROSSER is a Senior Associate of the Firm in its Sherman Oaks, California office.   He has significant trial experience, having defended clients in a wide variety of litigated matters in both State Court and Alternative Dispute Resolution venues.  Currently, Mr. Rosser focuses his practice primarily on representing insureds and self-insured entities in the defense of auto and premises liability matters.  Prior to joining Tharpe & Howell, he served as Senior Trial Attorney for a major insurance company where he was responsible for full file handling in a high-volume litigation environment. Practice Areas Insurance Defense Civil Litigation Transportation Law More

RYAN E. MOWRY

Ryan E. Mowry is an Associate of the Firm in its Sherman Oaks, California, office.  Mr. Mowry serves as Discovery Counsel for Tharpe & Howell, LLP, and is responsible for the strategic coordination of all aspects of the discovery process in a wide variety of assigned matters, including written discovery, depositions, and motion practice.  Prior to joining Tharpe & Howell, LLP, his legal work focused on business and securities law matters, including antitrust class action lawsuits. Practice Areas Civil Litigation Transportation Law Premises Liability Products Liability Insurance Defense Education  J.D., Loyola Law School, 2011 B.A., University of Dayton, 2008 Bar Admissions More

GABRIEL J. PADILLA

GABRIEL J. PADILLA is an Associate of the Firm in its Sherman Oaks, California, office and is a member of its Products Liability Practice Group.  For more than 14 years, Mr. Padilla has represented and defended manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in a wide variety of products defect claims, including mass tort and class-action lawsuits.  His experience also includes Federal and State litigation involving: Defending consumer class-actions under California’s Unfair Competition Laws, Consumer Legal Remedies Act, and other consumer laws. Working in the Firm’s Labor and Employment Law Practice Group, defending claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in civil More

ETHAN L. FLINDERS

ETHAN L. FLINDERS is an Associate of the Firm in its Sherman Oaks, California, office.  Mr. Flinders practices in all areas of civil litigation including transportation law, premises liability, products liability,  personal injury, and insurance defense. Practice Areas Civil Litigation Transportation Law Premises Liability Products Liability Insurance Defense Education  J.D., Southwestern Law School, 2014 B.A., California State University, Northridge, 2001 Bar Admissions State Bar of California

MADISON L. SMITH

MADISON L. SMITH is an Associate of Tharpe & Howell, LLP, in its Sherman Oaks, California, office.  Ms. Smith practices law in the Firm’s Workers’ Compensation Defense Practice Group where she represents and defends employers in workers’ compensation cases at all Workers’ Compensation Appeals Boards throughout the State of California.   Ms. Smith’s clients include insurance companies, TPA’s, and employers of varying sizes.  In addition to providing advice and consultation on numerous workers’ compensation issues, Ms. Smith’s practice includes the defense of Labor Code section 132a and Serious & Willful claims.  Ms. Smith has successfully taken many cases to trial with More