Patricia Egan Daehnke

Patricia Egan Daehnke


2110 E. Flamingo Road
Suite 212
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

21515 Hawthorne Blvd.
Suite 800
Torrance, CA 90503

Work Phone

(702) 979-2132

Work Fax

(702) 979-2133

Litigation Experience and Results

Tricia heads up the medical malpractice team at Collinson, Daehnke, Inlow & Greco. Her practice includes the defense of complex, high damage, high risk cases in California and Nevada. In addition to defending physicians and surgeons, plastic surgeons, pharmacists, midwives, dentists, nurses, chiropractors and physician assistants, she has successfully defended legal malpractice, products liability and general liability cases. She has obtained defense verdicts in cases involving catastrophic injuries including quadriplegia, traumatic brain injury and wrongful death. Tricia also handles mass tort litigation, including opioid litigation and cases claiming injury from contaminated endoscopes. She has significant and successful experience defending physicians, dentists and nurses before state licensing boards.

Tricia is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and is recognized as a prominent attorney in both California and Nevada. She has been named one of California’s Top 100 Women Lawyers by the Los Angeles Daily Journal, a Woman of Distinction by the California Women Lawyers, a Top Medical Malpractice Lawyer by NPR’s Desert Companion and Vegas, Inc. and has been selected as a Super Lawyer in Medical Malpractice Defense every year since 2007. Tricia is board-certified as a Civil Trial Specialist and Civil Practice Advocate and is a Fellow of the American College of Board Certified Attorneys. She is a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a highly-selective trial attorney honor society comprised of less than one-half of one percent of all American lawyers.

Tricia is committed to volunteer work and service to the legal community, having served as President of Los Angeles County Bar Association, Chair of the LACBA Litigation Section, Chair of the LACBA Delegation to Conference of California Bar Associations, and member of the Judicial Council Civil and Small Claims Advisory Committee. She currently serves as Chair of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel CACI Committee, and as a member of the LASC Central Civil Bench/Bar Liaison Committee, the California Bench-Bar Coalition and the LACBA President’s Advisory Committee on Women in the Legal Profession.

Prior to partnering at Collinson, Daehnke, Inlow & Greco, Tricia was a founding partner of Daehnke Stevens, as well as a shareholder and trial attorney at Bonne, Bridges, Mueller, O’Keefe & Nichols, where she started and became the managing shareholder of the Las Vegas office.

Education and Background

Tricia received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola Marymount University in English with a Writing Emphasis. She graduated cum laude from Gonzaga University School of Law where she was a Thomas More Scholar, President of the Moot Court Honors Council, Chair of the Martin Luther King Committee, and a Gonzaga Law Review Associate Editor.  After law school, she served a judicial clerkship with then Chief Justice Bob Rose of the Nevada Supreme Court.

Tricia is a member of the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Nevada and the State Bar of Colorado. Tricia is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States District Courts for the District of Nevada and the Central and Southern Districts of California.

Tricia is a fifth-generation Californian and in her spare time enjoys spending time with her husband, attorney Kevin Daehnke, and their two children.

Awards and Honors

Daily Journal Top 100 Women Lawyers (2014, 2015)

LACBA Delegation to the Conference of Delegates of California Bar Associations- Charles R. English Spirit Award (2016)

LACBA Matthew S. Rae Outstanding Section Leader (2008)

Martindale Hubbell Rated AV Preeminent (2002-2018)

Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society

Southern California Super Lawyer (2007-2018)

Top Lawyer Medical Malpractice, NPR’s Desert Companion, Las Vegas (2012, 2014)

Vegas, Inc. Top Lawyers – Medical Malpractice Defense, Healthcare (2013)

Woman of Distinction, California Women Lawyers (2013)

Memberships and Associations

American Academy of Medical Malpractice Attorneys

Association of Southern California Defense Counsel

Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada

Chancery Club

Clark County Bar Association

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Litigation Counsel of America

NAWBO- National Association of Women Business Owners, Southern Nevada

Presentations and Speaking Engagements

Association of Southern California Defense Counsel Santa Barbara Conference: “Under, Over, or Around: Plaintiffs’ Attempt to Circumvent MICRA

Los Angeles Superior Court Civil Litigation Walkthrough Program “Trial Skills: Cross-Examination”

Kaiser Permanente Ethics Symposium – “Genetic Medicine for the New Millennium: Ethics on Trial: A Case Study”

“You Met the Standard of Care but You’re a Defendant Anyway; A Primer on Surviving a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit”

LACBA Litigation Section Inns of Court: “Pretrial Motions and Why They Are Important”

LACBA Litigation Section Breakfast at the Bar: “Law & Motion”

LACBA New Lawyers Training Program: “Complaints and Responsive Pleadings”

LACBA Litigation Section: “Hot Topics in Civil Litigation”

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21515 Hawthorne Blvd.
Suite 800
Torrance, CA 90503

2110 E. Flamingo Road
Suite 212
Las Vegas, NV 89119

201 Spear Street
Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105

Torrance Phone Number:
(424) 212-7777

Las Vegas Phone Number:
(702) 979-2132

San Francisco Phone Number:
(424) 212-7777

    21515 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 800 Torrance, CA 90503

    2110 E. Flamingo Road, Suite 212 Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

    201 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA, USA