Edward J. Morales is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Borton Petrini, LLP. He received his undergraduate degree in History from University of California, Los Angeles, and earned his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in 1992.
Edward is a member of the California State Bar, Los Angeles County Bar Association and admitted to practice in United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and United States District Court, Central District of California. His primary emphasis at Borton Petrini, LLP is employment, construction defect, insurance defense, personal injury, premises liability, and public entity defense.
Edward brings a wide variety of legal experience to Borton Petrini, LLP, which includes employment law, construction defect, construction injury, general tort liability, government tort liability, products liability, medical malpractice, and juvenile law. He has experience in litigating medical malpractice matters, as well as product liability cases involving manufacturers. His experience in defending public entities with issues pertaining to the government tort claims act and governmental immunities is extensive. He also has experience in estate planning, trusts, and wills.
While in law school, Edward utilized his bilingual skills and counseled low-income clients and worked extensively on large first amendment cases involving language rights.
Outside the office, Edward has been a long-standing member of the Tournament of Roses Association and has long served on the Board of Directors of several non-profit organizations, various committees in support of numerous community service projects, and fund-raising projects and special events.
Edward is married to Lisa Morales and has two children, Elena and Jessica.