Kenneth A. Maranga

- Sr. Partner

Kenneth Maranga is the managing partner at Maranga|Morgenstern, who possesses more than three decades of experience in defending public and private entities, as well as their management and employees. Mr. Maranga worked in the medical field prior to and while attending law school and has published in medical journals. He holds a special expertise in defending professional negligence lawsuits against doctors and hospitals, and has substantial experience in defending general liability lawsuits for premises liability, automobile liability, civil rights claims, police practice issues, school violence, and intentional torts. Many of these defenses are high-profile, media-covered events of local and national attention.

Mr. Maranga earned his bachelor's degree from Boston University, where he graduated summa cum laude in 1975. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor in 1980 from Southwestern University School of Law, which is where he met his close friend and future law firm partner, Robert Morgenstern.

Kenneth Maranga holds the highest AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell and has repeatedly been voted as a California Super Lawyer, which reflects a top 5 percent rating by his peers. He is a member of several professional industry organizations, including the American Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, and the Association of Southern California Defense Council, and is a member of multiple hospital and public entity risk management committees.

Mr. Maranga is married with four children. In his spare time, he enjoys sports in general, skiing, and spending time with his family.

Education
Boston University (B.A. Summa Cum Laude 1975); Southwestern University School of Law (J.D. 1980) Fellowship-Memorial Heart Research Foundation, Los Angeles (1977).

Admissions
State Bar of California, California; United States District Court, Central District of California.

Memberships
American Bar Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
California Bar Association
Italian-American Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Southwestern University School of Law, Deans Circle.