Mr. Zitsow is an Shareholder in the Los Angeles office of La Follette Johnson. Born in Canada, Mr. Zitsow is multi-lingual, speaking English, Spanish and French. He received his Bachelor of Arts from The University of Western Ontario in 1991 and his Master of Business Administration from York University in Toronto, Canada in 1994, specializing in International Studies, Spanish and Marketing. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law in 1996, during which he earned the prestigious Am Jur Bancroft-Whitney Award in Constitutional Law.
Mr. Zitsow defends hospitals, physicians and related healthcare providers in complex medical malpractice litigation. Additionally, Mr. Zitsow interprets contracts between hospitals and their vendors, subsidiaries or independent contractors and handles general liability matters for various hospitals, including slip and fall actions, bicycle/parking lot accidents, and other non-medically related general liability claims. In addition, Mr. Zitsow’s practice involves representing public entities.
Mr. Zitsow is a member of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel and the Southern California Association of Health Risk Management.