Lawrence Borys

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Lawrence Borys is a 1974 graduate of the UCLA School of Law. In his 44 years of practice, he has acquired expertise in a wide variety of litigated matters including professional liability (with particular emphasis on insurance agents and attorneys), insurance coverage and bad faith, product liability, employer liability, employment issues, and construction defect litigation. He has tried numerous cases to verdict and judgment in these and other areas of law. Many of those cases have resulted in significant and important appellate decisions.

Mr. Borys provides counsel to selected clients both on litigated and non-litigated matters, in industries as diverse as the insurance, restaurant, hospitality, and construction businesses. His legal training and years of professional experience in an active practice, have given him the knowledge from which to assist his clients with their smallest issues as well as matters of considerable importance to their respective businesses. At the same time, Mr. Borys understands the need to provide that assistance at a fair and reasonable cost and expense. This practice philosophy has helped him to sustain some client relationships for more than 30 years.

Representative Clients

•Admiral Insurance Co.
•Brown & Brown, Inc.
•General Star Indemnity
•Markel Group
•Oltmans Construction Co.
•Premium Financial Specialists
•RSUI/Landmark American Insurance Company
•Swiss Re
•West Bend Mutual
•Western World Ins.
•Westport Insurance Company


•Ropers, Majeski, Kohn, Bentley, PC Named One of California’s Top Ranked Law Firms by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell - August 1, 2015
Jennifer E. Acheson, Tim M. Agajanian, Lael D. Andara, Stephan A. Barber Scott W. Bermack Lawrence Borys, Michael J. Brady, Kevin P. Cody, Pamela E. Cogan (Retired), Stephen J. Erigero, Susan H. Handelman, Nicole S. Healy, James C. Hyde, Michael J. Ioannou, Gerald G. Knapton, John A. Koeppel, David M. McLaughlin, Frank J. Pagliaro, Dean A. Pappas, Arnold E. Sklar, Kathleen Strickland, Dennis J. Ward, Eric C. Weissman, Richard K. Wilson Matthew D. Zumstein
•How to Protect Your Business in a Global Economy
Smart Business - May 1, 2013
Lawrence Borys
Partner Lawrence Borys discusses how to protect your business in a global economy in the May issue of Smart Business.
•Six Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley Partners Selected as 2010 Southern California Super Lawyers
Law @ Politics - March 17, 2010
Lawrence Borys, Stephen J. Erigero
LOS ANGELES, CA - Super Lawyers named six Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley partners Southern California Super Lawyers for 2010.

Speaking Engagements

•Insurance & Casualty Litigation 2015 - 2016: The Year in Review
May 3, 2016, San Francisco
May 12, 2016, New York
May 19, 2016, Los Angeles
Presenters: Jennifer E. Acheson, Tim M. Agajanian, Lael D. Andara, Jason L. Beckerman, Lawrence Borys, Michael J. Brady, Blaise U. Chow, John G. Dooling, Stephen J. Erigero, Alan J. Hart, Nicole S. Healy, Geoffrey W. Heineman, Amber W. Locklear, Andrew L. Margulis, Enrique Marinez, Frank J. Pagliaro, Dean A. Pappas, Jung H. Park, E. Lacey Rice, Todd A. Roberts, Kathleen Strickland, Robert A. Suarez, Stacy Monahan Tucker, Eric C. Weissman

Areas of Practice (16)

  • Construction
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Services
  • Bad Faith
  • Coverage
  • Catastrophic/Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Directors & Officers
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers
  • Real Estate Agents and Brokers
  • Lawyers
  • Other Professionals
  • Unfair Competition
  • Employment Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Insurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(213) 312-2026  Phone
(213) 312-2001  Fax
University Attended:
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., cum laude, 1971
Law School Attended:
University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., 1974
Year of First Admission:
USDC: Central District of California; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; 1974, California; USDC: Southern District of California


•Defense Research Institute (DRI)
•Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
•Association of Southern California Defense Counsel


Peer Reviews

A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Los Angeles, California

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