BIO & ACCOMPLISHMENTS 

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Owili Eison is a Los Angeles based personal injury attorney that focuses on cases involving catastrophic injury litigation. He is currently employed as a senior litigation attorney at Banafsheh Danesh & Javid, PC ("BD&J"). In addition to his duties as a senior litigation attorney at BD&J, Owili also supervises a team of 3 junior associates and support staff to ensure that the next generation of lawyers is properly trained and equipped to deliver full justice to those that have been wronged by the negligent conduct of others.

Owili received his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California (USC) with a major in Political Science, minor in Spanish, and was a member of the University’s Honors Program. Mr. Eison earned his law degree from Loyola Law School – Los Angeles where he served as President of the Entertainment  & Sports Law Society. He also participated in the school’s renowned Trial Advocacy Program which helped hone his litigation and oral advocacy skills. Owili is also a graduate of CAALA’s esteemed Plaintiff’s Trial Academy as well as the Jack Daniels – ABOTA Trial Academy.

Owili resolved to become a personal injury attorney after he suffered multi-system injuries when he was hit in a controlled crosswalk by a negligent motorist. After months of rehabilitation and recovery from this incident, Owili vowed that he would champion the rights of those similarly situated. As a result of his personal experiences, Owili not only sees personal injury law as his vocation, but as his calling. Owili began his legal career at a renowned plaintiff’s law firm in Los Angeles where his practice areas included major injury, premises liability, wrongful death, and medical malpractice.

Over the course of his career, Owili has handled hundreds of personal injury cases ranging from intake to trial, and in just under 5 years at BD&J, Owili has recovered over $150 million on behalf of his clients. His experience includes auto accidents, NFL Concussion litigation, mass tort litigation, wrongful deaths, slip and falls, and myriad other personal injury related matters. Owili has handled cases with all of the big insurancecompanies and has developed a reputation as a tenacious, yet pragmatic advocate.

EDUCATION

Loyola Law School – Los Angeles, J.D.
Center for International Studies, Madrid, Spain
University of Southern California, B.A.

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)

Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
American Bar Association (ABA)
Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)
Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA)
Langston Bar Association (LBA)

AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS

Super Lawyers – Rising Star (2018 - 2020)

Top 40 Under 40 - National Black Lawyers (2017 - 2018)

Del Amo Scholar
Diversity Legal Clerkship Scholar

The National Football League’s Derrick Crawford, Entertainment and Sports Lawyer, Vol. 26, No.4 (2009)

REPRESENTATIVE VERDICTS  &  SETTLEMENTS

Settlement: $5,000,000 – Spine & Neck: auto v. semi

Settlement: $2,525,000 – Wrongful Death: auto v. moto

Settlement: $1,850,000 – Spine Injury: auto v. semi

Settlement: $1,162,500 – Multi-system injury: Premises Liability

Settlement: $1,150,000 – Spine & Shoulder injury: auto v. semi

Settlement: $1,500,000 - Wrongful Death: auto v. semi

Settlement: $1,500,000 - Spine and Neck Injury: auto v. auto

Settlement: $1,000,000 - Traumatic Brain Injury: premises liability

Settlement: $1,000,000 - Spine and Neck injury: auto v. semi

Settlement: $1,000,000 – Spine injury: auto v. semi

Settlement: $1,000,000 – Wrongful Death: pedestrian 

Settlement: $1,000,000 – Spine injury: auto v. semi

Settlement: $1,000,000 – Spine injury: auto v. semi

Settlement: $1,000,000 – Spine injury: auto v. auto

Settlement: $1,000,000 – Spine injury: auto v. semi

Settlement: $1,000,000 – Spine injury, knee injury: auto v. tractor 

Settlement: $1,000,000 – Spine injury, knee injury: auto v. moto

Settlement: $750,000 – Spine injury: auto v. semi