Andrea Vazquez is rated by her peers in Martindale-Hubbell with an AV Preeminent rating, which signifies the highest level of legal ability and ethical standards. She graduated from UCLA in 1994. Ms. Vazquez attended Southwestern University School of Law and graduated in 1997, and was a member of the Moot Court Honors Program. Her legal practice has primarily focused on the defense of complex medical malpractice litigation. Regardless of the client being defended, Ms. Vazquez provides professional, personal, and highly competent representation. Her medical negligence practice has included defending hospitals, medical groups, clinics, home health agencies, physicians, and other health care providers in all areas of the medical field. She has also successfully defended Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (R.C.F.E.), Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities, Transitional Care Units, Home Health Agencies, and Physicians in complex intentional tort litigation, including elder and dependent adult abuse.
Ms. Vazquez has successfully defended numerous professionals against claims of elder abuse, intentional torts, negligence, fraud, and other related allegations. She has an incredible history of obtaining an early resolution of cases for her clients via voluntary dismissals and successful motions for summary judgment. She is an exceptional advocate with an aggressive approach. Her other areas of experience include employment law, general liability, personal injury matters, including premises liability and motor vehicle accidents involving ambulances. In addition to civil litigation, Ms. Vazquez has also successfully defended physicians and nurses during investigations and after the filing of accusations by the Medical Board and Nursing Board.