100 Pine Street, Suite 1250
San Francisco, CA 94111


Ellen P. Trossman, Senior Associate Attorney, Vice President

Email: etrossman@karasoff.com

Ellen joined Karasoff & Associates in 2000 with 19 years of experience in workers' compensation and subrogation as in-house counsel in legal departments and a workers' compensation defense law firm. She also worked as a Staff Attorney of the Social Security Administration Administrative Law Judges, and this background has been very helpful in settlements involving Medicare Set-Aside Accounts and Medicare Conditional Payments. Ellen handles all types of workers' compensation defense cases, including asbestos, mold and toxic exposure litigation.

Ellen is a Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law by the State Bar of California, and has an excellent reputation with the Workers' Compensation Judges and both the Applicant and Defense attorneys in Northern California.

Ellen has a Bachelors of Arts (summa cum laude) in Urban Studies from San Francisco State University and a Juris Doctor from University of San Francisco School of Law.

Practice areas

  • Workers compensation
  • Subrogation
  • Asbestos litigation
  • Mold litigation
  • Toxic exposure litigation

Bar admissions

  • California, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1979


  • Board Certified Workers Compensation Lawyer, the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization


  • J.D., University of San Francisco
  • B.A., summa cum laude, urban studies, San Francisco State University
Karasoff & Associates, P.C.
100 Pine Street, Suite 1250
San Francisco, California, 94111 USA