Laura E. Fannon: Lawyer with Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

Laura E. Fannon

Of Counsel
San Francisco,  CA  U.S.A.
Phone415.625.9275

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Life
  • Health
  • Disability & ERISA
  • Employee Benefits
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 415.625.9275
Fax: 415.434.1370
http://www.wilsonelser.com/attorneys/laura_e_fannon
 
University University of Redlands, B.A., cum laude, 1974; California State University, Hayward, M.S., 1980; California Institute of Integral Studies, Psy.D., 2007
 
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1983
 
AdmittedCalifornia; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California
 
Memberships 

Memberships & Affiliations

American Psychological Association

 
Biography

Laura Fannon has focused on insurance and employee benefits law for nearly 30 years and currently defends claims involving group and individual life and disability policies. She has extensive experience in such matters before the federal trial and appellate courts in California. After achieving prominence in her legal practice, Laura earned her doctorate in clinical psychology and in 2009 became a licensed psychologist.

On behalf of insurers and employee benefit plans, Laura litigates denial of disability benefit claims under ERISA as well as life and disability insurance disputes arising from individual policies. Her work in the field of clinical psychology is particularly useful in reviewing disability claims based on psychiatric conditions, as well as in evaluating the reports and expert testimony of mental health professionals. Many clients also rely on Laura to provide advice on day-to-day life and disability insurance issues.

Laura is a strong proponent of alternative dispute resolution and has mediated disputes in a variety of areas. She currently serves as a volunteer mediator for the Office of Citizen Complaints, which resolves disputes between citizens and police officers of San Francisco, and for many years served as a panel mediator for the Northern District of California.

Awards & Distinctions

AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Certifications/Licenses

Licensed Psychologist, California Board of Psychology, 2009

News

Robinson, Rhodes and Fannon Obtain Summary Judgment for Bay Area Law School in Dispute over Interpretation of Student Handbook

January 29, 2015

 
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Is Malicious Prosecution a Potential Settlement Tool?
Michael K. Brisbin,Laura E. Fannon, May 15, 2015
In many instances, insurers are initially sued by plaintiffs with colorable claims seeking monetary recovery. During the course of litigation and through discovery, it sometimes becomes clear that the plaintiff’s claim or claims have no merit. Yet, the plaintiff and his or her counsel...


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Laura E. Fannon

525 Market Street, 17th Floor
San FranciscoCA 94105-2725




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