Kelly Winter Weil

Kelly Winter

Kelly Winter Weil

Los Angeles, California

Kelly Winter specializes in medical malpractice, professional liability, mass torts, products liability, and premises liability. She enjoys representing injured individuals against corporate giants and especially enjoys representing women in cases involving women's health issues. During law school, Kelly was a clinical extern for the Project for the Innocent at Loyola Law School - a student clinic which has successfully aided in exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals.

Kelly clerked at Girardi | Keese full-time through law school and has continued her work here as an associate attorney.

Selected Settlements

  • $3.4 million, Settlement - for worksite injury not covered by Workers' Compensation (Penturf v. Schmit)
  • $1.7 million, Settlement - against automobile manufacturer for seat belt defect (confidential settlement)
  • $950,000, Settlement - against hospital and hospital staff for failure to timely diagnose necrotizing fasciitis causing death (confidential settlement)
  • $915,000, Settlement - against automobile manufacturer for airbag defect and defendant drivers for negligent driving causing death (confidential settlement)
  • $750,000, Settlement - against cardiac electrophysiologist for failure to properly implant pacemaker (confidential settlement)
  • $750,000, Settlement - against City of San Diego and Home Owner's Association for failure to properly maintain a City tree causing failure and death (Carano v. City of San Diego)
  • $700,000, Settlement - against OB/GYN for failure to diagnose cervical cancer (confidential settlement)
  • $515,000, Settlement- against neurosurgeon and family medical group for failure to timely diagnose os odontoideum causing spinal cord injury (confidential settlement)
  • $400,000, Settlement - against labor & delivery nurse and hospital for failure to diagnose fetal demise (confidential settlement)
  • $250,000, Settlement - against sports medicine physician for infecting patient with Hepatitis C (confidential settlement)
  • $215,000, Settlement - against restaurant chain for slip and fall (confidential settlement)
  • $190,000, Settlement - against school district for failure to prevent bullying (confidential settlement)
  • $125,000, Settlement - against emergency medicine physician for failure to timely diagnose testicular torsion (confidential settlement) 
  • $110,000, Settlement - dog bite settlement (Dominguez v. Wheeler)
  • $103,840, Settlement - vehicle v. vehicle settlement (Feldman V. Gallego)
  • $100,000, Settlement - vehicle v. pedestrian settlement (Marshall v. Moghddam)
  • $90,000, Settlement - against automobile manufacturer for headrest defect (confidential settlement)
  • $90,000, Settlement - vehicle v. vehicle settlement (Faubert v. Jacobsen)

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Mass Torts
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • Juris Doctor - 2013
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2009
    • Major: Political Science, emphasis on Political Theory

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles
  • Downtown L.A. Bar Association, Board Member, 2014 - 2015
  • American Association for Justice
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice, Leadership Council Member
  • Downtown L.A. Bar Association, Member, 2016 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Co-founder and Fundraising Chair, Darin McClintock Foundation
  • MOSTe (Motivating Our Students Through Experience), Mentor
  • Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice, Volunteer Attorney

Past Employment Positions

  • Loyola Project for the Innocent, Clinical Extern
  • Hon. Philip S. Gutierrez, United States District Court for the Central District of California, Judicial Extern
  • Anti-piracy, Twentieth Century Fox, Intern