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Over 37 years experience representing both policyholders and insurers
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Jeffrey B Ellis Attorney

EMPLOYMENT:
2015 to Present LAW OFFICES OF JEFFREY B. ELLIS
Beverly Hills, California
  Handling wide range of civil litigation with emphasis on insurance coverage analysis and disputes including errors & omissions, directors & officers, homeowners, general liability, and disability insurance and insurance bad faith. Substantial general business litigation experience in all major areas including attorney, insurance broker, and accountant malpractice, partnership and contract disputes, real estate and construction disputes, appeals and bankruptcy.
1988 to 2014 GAIMS WEIL WEST LLP
Los Angeles, California
  Partner (1990-2014)
Associate (1988-1989)
Legal experience included wide range of civil litigation with emphasis on insurance coverage analysis and disputes including errors & omissions, directors & officers, homeowners, general liability, and disability insurance and insurance bad faith. Substantial general business litigation experience in all major areas including attorney, insurance broker, and accountant malpractice, partnership and contract disputes, real estate and construction disputes, appeals and bankruptcy. Testified multiple times in trial and binding arbitration as an expert on the standard of care in insurance disputes.
1986 to 1988 BUSHKIN, GAIMS, GAINES & JONAS
Los Angeles, California
  Associate
Involved in all phases of the firm's general business litigation department. Remained with the firm until its dissolution in May 1988 when core of the litigation department formed the Gaims firm.
1980 to 1986 WILSON, ELSER, MOSKOWITZ, EDELMAN & DICKER
Los Angeles, California
  Associate
Involved in all phases of the firms professional liability and insurance coverage and insurance bad faith defense. Experience included trials, arbitrations, administrative hearings, numerous depositions, and court appearances.
1978 to 1980 YUSIM, STEIN & HANGER
Beverly Hills, California
 

Associate
Insurance defense practice. Experience included numerous depositions and court appearances.


PUBLICATIONS & ACTIVITIES:

Author: “Allot” of Claims (Allocation Between Covered and Non-Covered Defense Costs)
Los Angeles Daily Journal, May 13, 1996

Author: Triple Play (Insurance for sexual harassment claims)
Los Angeles Lawyer, November 1994

Author: Deciphering Liability Insurance For Claims Against Businesses
Los Angeles Daily Journal, October 13, 1993

Author: The Cumis Battle Continues
Insurance Journal, January 20, 1992

Author: Revisiting the Cumis Rule
California Lawyer, May 1991

Author: Practical Approaches to Punitive Damages
California Lawyer, December 1984

Speaker: Orange County Bar Association; Beverly Hills
Bar Association; and National Association of Insurance Women


EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
Philadelphia, PA
B.A. Economics Cum Laude, June 1975

LOYOLA LAW SCHOOL
Los Angeles, CA
J.D. top 20%, May 1978
Admitted, State Bar of California, 1978

Jeffrey B Ellis Attorney
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Recognized as Insurance Coverage Analysis and Bad Faith Expert in Los Angeles County Bar Association Directory of Experts and Consultants every year since 1995.
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