Jeff Crowe is a member of Berger Kahn’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team and serves as co-chair of the firm’s Professional Development Committee. He concentrates his practice on complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on business litigation and insurance bad faith. He also has broad civil litigation experience in matters involving personal injury, real estate, product liability, and medical malpractice.
Over the past five years, Jeff has represented individuals, small businesses and large companies in a variety of commercial disputes. He has handled large complex cases starting from the investigation and discovery phase through trial and ending in appeal, and understands that effective client communication and aggressive advocacy are key to early and favorable resolutions to disputes.
Jeff has represented clients in state and federal courts and in mediation and arbitration proceedings. He recently obtained a judgment on a motion for nonsuit at the close of plaintiff’s case on behalf of an insurance company client. Jeff has also successfully achieved summary judgment and partial summary judgment on behalf of several large insurance clients in complex bad faith suits.
In 2011, Jeff was named a Southern California “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine. Fewer than 2.5% of California attorneys who are under 40, or who have been practicing law 10 years or less are selected to the Rising Stars list.
An Orange County resident, Jeff enjoys skiing, surfing, golfing and basketball in his spare time.
Licensed since 2001
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Southern California "Rising Star"||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Outstanding Candidate Award||Whittier Law Review||N/A|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|State Bar of California||Member||N/A|
|Orange County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Berger Kahn’s Demurrer Sustained Without Leave to Amend||Berger Kahn Principals Jeff Crowe and David Ezra recently had a demurrer sustained without leave to amend in a case where they represented an insurance company against allegations of bad faith failure to defend.|
|Whittier Law Review||New v. Armour Pharmaceutical Co. and The Twilight Zone Of Injury: Discussing The Statute of Limitations' Role In Contemporary Wrongful Infliction of AIDS and Toxic Torts Cases||2001|
|Whittier Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|California State University, Long Beach||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|