Brian S. Letofsky

Brian S. Letofsky

Santa Ana, California
Mr. Letofsky has worked for 25 years in general civil litigation, with an early extensive focus in construction defect defense of developers, general contractors and subcontractors in almost all trades, while handling various personal injury and construction accident matters. In the past 17 years, Mr. Letofsky, a member of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals, has become extensively experienced in the subrogation field, by prosecuting thousands of cases in workers’ compensation, fire, property, product, insurance and automobile subrogation.  Mr. Letofsky is also now handling Employment Law matters besides his extensive Subrogation practice for several national insurers.
Besides the active practice of law, Mr. Letofsky stays very busy playing adult baseball on the weekends and coaching his youngest son in baseball at Cabrillo High School in Long Beach.  His lovely wife Nancy is the Office Manager and legal assistant for Watkins & Letofsky, LLP.  They enjoy watching their youngest son play baseball and staying closely connected with their oldest son at Sonoma State University, gaining his degree in City Planning and daughter, who is a Resident Assistant Professional at the Missouri University of Science & Technology, while obtaining her Master’s Degree from Indiana State University. 

Areas of Practice

  • Property, Automobile and Workers' Compensation Subrogation
  • Construction litigation, defects and consultation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Other litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1992
  • Nevada, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1992


  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. - 1991
  • San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
    • B.S. - 1988
    • Major: Business Administration
    • Minor: Accounting

Representative Clients

  • Core-Mark International, Inc.
  • Chubb Insurance Group
  • Interinsurance Exchange of Southern California
  • National Adult Baseball Association


  • Dianah Jimenez, Core-Mark


  • Product Failures, NASP, 2012
  • Current Trends in Workers' Compensation Subro, NASP, 2004 - 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals, Member, 2001 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Pierce & Weiss, LLP, Equity Partner, 1999 - 2008
  • Highman, Brown & Corrado, Associate, 1999