Irish Legal 100


MOLLY McKIBBEN is a partner at Greene Broillet & Wheeler LLP in El Segundo, California. Her trial practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death and products liability on behalf of consumers.

She has successfully helped litigate and settle a wide range of cases for the firm, including a recent $1,150,000 verdict she won with her colleague Alan Van Gelder on behalf of a woman who had to have spinal surgery after a limo driver pulled in front of her vehicle during rush hour traffic.

McKibben was chosen as CAOC’s Consumer Attorney of the Year in 2016 along with three of her colleagues for her involvement in obtaining a $55 million verdict in the Erin

Andrews v. Marriott case in Nashville. The verdict resulted in significant changes to hotel procedures in order to ensure the safety, security, and privacy of hotel guests all over


She has obtained excellent results for her clients, including a $7,450,000 settlement with the City of Los Angeles on behalf of a father and two young children after their mother was run over and killed by a bus while walking in a crosswalk, and a $3,750,000 settlement on behalf of a grandmother who was driving her young grandson when she sustained a traumatic brain injury in a serious car collision.

McKibben mentors law students through Pepperdine University School of Law’s Preceptor Program, as well as through Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles’s mentor program. She also works as a volunteer attorney with WLALA’s Domestic Violence Project.

McKibben has been named as an Up and Coming Top 50 Women Lawyer from 2016 through 2020, a Top 100: Personal Injury attorney from 2017 through 2020, and a Rising Star from 2015 through 2021 for Southern California by Super Lawyers.

McKibben earned a BA from the University of Southern California, and a JD from Pepperdine University School of Law, during which she interned at an international dispute resolution organization in London, and served as an editor on the Pepperdine Law Review.

Married and the mother of a new son, Marty, born in March of 2022, McKibben traces her Irish roots to Co. Down nine generations back.





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