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  1. Fidelity & Surety: 85%
  2. Commercial: 10%
    32 years
  3. Admiralty & Maritime: 5%
    32 years

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Bullivant Houser Bailey

601 California Street, Suite 1800

San Francisco, CA, 94108-2823


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
RecognizedChambers & Partners2010
Northern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Northern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Northern California Super LawyerN/A2006
AV RatingN/AN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federation of Defense and Corporate CounselChairman2005 - 2007
Property Insurance Law CommitteeChairman2002 - 2003
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federation of Defense and Corporate CounselMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
Clark County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Maritime Law Association of the United StatesMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA JournalNow What Do We Do? Time Element Claims Following a Megaloss," "The Brief2005
Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel Quarterly (FDCC)The Connection Between Physical Damage and Business Interruption Coverage2004
Nevada LawyerBusiness Interruption Coverage: A Primer on the Physical Loss Requirements2004
Tort & Insurance Law JournalRecent Developments in Property Insurance Law2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Johns Hopkins UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Property Loss Research BureauMortgagee Claims: Rights and Responsibilities2006
Property Loss Research BureauThorny Issues in Commercial Property Claims2006
Property Loss Research BureauMortgagee Claims2005 and The Recorder (2005)Insurance Litigation: Katrina-Related Claims2005
Defense Research Institute Insurance Coverage and Claims InstituteThe Direct Physical Loss Requirement2005
Property Loss Research Bureau/Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel Critical Issues SeminarRescission in a Changed World2004
Property Loss Research BureauMortgagee Claims2004
Property Insurance Law Committee, Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice SectionNow What Do We Do? Time Element Claims Following a Mega Loss: Partial Suspensions of Operations and the Period of Restoration2004
Federation of Defense & Corporate CounselFrom Here to Infinity: A Brief Overview of the Connection Between Physical Damage and Business Interruption Coverage2004
Property Loss Research BureauThe Mortgage Clause2003
Liability Insurance Research BureauSupplementary Payments2003
Mealey's Bad Faith ConferenceCoping with Excessive, Unduly, Burdensome or Abusive Discovery2001
American Institute of Marine Underwriters and Marine Underwriters of Southern CaliforniaAvoiding Ambiguity2000
ABA Property Insurance Law Committee ProgramAll Hell Breaks Loose: Conflicts of Interest in Subrogation Claims2000