Areas of Practice
Jeffrey focuses his practice in insurance-related litigation, class actions and unfair competition claims. For more than 14 years, he has defended insurers in state and federal courts in California against claims for breach of contract, bad faith, unfair business practices, fraud and other torts. He also represents insurers in matters before the California Courts of Appeal and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Jeffrey handles all aspects of insurance disputes involving a variety of personal and commercial lines policies, including homeowners, renters, auto, property and commercial general liability. In addition to his litigation practice, Jeffrey provides pre-litigation coverage advice on complex insurance matters.
•Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2019
•Judicial Extern for Presiding Justice David G. Sills, California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Three
Insurance Law Blog Posts
• Court Finds Ambiguity in Additional Insured Endorsement to Trigger Defense Duty Under Completed Operations Coverage, September 18, 2017
• Professional Services Exclusion Negates Coverage for Liability Arising Out of Insured’s Failure to Mark Oil Pipeline, September 18, 2017
•“Bad Faith Update: Recent Developments in California, Washington and Montana,” Pacific Claim Executives Association, October 2014
•Member, Orange County Bar Association
•Member, Insurance Law Section of the OCBA
•Member, Defense Research Institute
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