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Scott Phillip Devries

Practice areas:

Insurance, Environmental and Natural Resources

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Licensed since 1979

  1. Insurance: 70%
    30 years, 200 cases
  2. Environmental and Natural Resources: 30%
    35 years, 25 cases

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101 California St
San Francisco, CA, 94111


NYCurrently registered 198703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in America - Insurance CoverageBest Lawyers in America2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerWinston & Strawn2007 - Present
PartnerNossaman Guthner Knox & Elliott1995 - 2007
PartnerAnderson Kill Olick & Oshinsky1992 - 1995
PartnerLasky, Haas Cohler & Munter1984 - 1992

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Aerojet-General Corp. v Transport Indem. Co. et alRecovered over $150 million
Tosoh SET v. Hartford Indemnity CoClient Prevailed
Higgins et. al. v. Aerojet-General Corp. and Cordova Chemical Co.Defense verdict

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Publication NameTitleDate
Toxics Law ReporterNanotechnology—The New Frontier of Mass Tort Litigation2009
Toxics Law ReporterUse of Lone Pine Orders in Cost Effective Management of Mass Tort and Class Actions;2008
Bloomberg Law ReportsInsurance Coverage Transferability in Mergers and Acquisitions2008
Coverage Journal (ABA)Have California Policyholders Lost Coverage for Settlements?2008
Mealey's Litigation ReportsPrinciples of Advertising Injury Coverage2007
Journal of Insurance CoverageCoverage Issues Unique to Government ContractorsN/A
Rutter Group publicationPrinciples of Third Party Liability CoverageN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
UC Hastings COLN/Alaw1979
Coll of William & MaryEconomicsundergraduate1976
Stuyvesant High SchoolN/AN/A1972

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
California State Bar Annual MeetingEnvironmental Insurance Update2009
American Corporate Counsel AssociationWhat Strategy Will You Use if Your Company Makes an Insurance Claim and Your Insurer Tells You That You’re Not Covered2009
Bay Area Association of General Counsel Annual Legal UpdateInsurance Coverage for Acquired Entities2008