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Drew E. Pomerance

Employment and labor Attorney at Woodland Hills, CA

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  • Licensed for 41 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1981
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A business trial and appellate lawyer since 1982, Drew E. Pomerance specializes in the areas of insurance coverage, insurance bad faith and employment litigation. Mr. Pomerance has dedicated his practice to representing the business community in all aspects of insurance coverage and bad faith disputes, employment and privacy issues, and trial and appellate argument.  . 

He represents businesses of every size and type in a variety of matters, typically involving insurance coverage or bad faith issues, as well as labor and employment counseling.  He also litigates trade secret issues for businesses, including insurance coverage matters for misappropriation lawsuits.  Mr. Pomerance is one of the most experienced class action attorneys in the country, having represented a number of different classes of employers against a variety of property and casualty insurance carriers for bad faith practices impacting hundreds of millions of dollars in premiums.  


He has also represented different classes of consumers against their automobile carriers for violations of law in the manner of assessing premiums. He is one of a select group of lawyers to handle a class action lawsuit through its beginning stages, to trial, and ultimately on appeal.


Reported Cases


Drew has served as lead counsel or co-counsel on more than 10winning published appellate decisions and counting, including:


Palm Medical Group v. State Fund (2008) 161 Cal. App. 4th 206


Donabedian v. Mercury Ins. Co. (2004) 116 968


State Compensation Insurance Fund v. The Superior Court of Orange County; Shaefer Ambulance Service, Inc., et al., Real Parties in Interest (1999) 24 930, 103 662


Joe Notrica dba. Notrica’s 32nd St. Markets v. State Fund, (1999) 70 911, 83 89 [rev. denied 7/14/99]


MacGregor Yacht Corp. v. State Fund, (1998) 63 448, 74 473 [rev. denied 7/29/98]


Air-Sea Forwarders v. Air Asia, 880 F.2d 176 [9th Cir. 1989]


Tozer v. LTV Corporation, 792 F.2d 403 [4th ]


Hingson v. Pacific Southwest Airlines, 743 F.2d 1408 [9th Cir. 1984]


Stud v. Trans International Airlines, 727 F.2d 880 [9th Cir. 1984]


James v. Bell Helicopter, 715 F.2d 166 [5th ]




President of one of City of Hope’s fund-raising chapters for two years. Currently sits on the Board of Trustee for the Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles.




“Settlement Negotiations” chapter in Mark Dombroff’s 1987 treatise Personal Injury Defense Techniques


 “Trade Secret Insurance” published in the November 1999 issue of the California Lawyer magazine

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5820 Canoga Ave #250
Woodland Hills, CA, 91367


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Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Roxborough, Pomerance, Nye & Adreani, LLP
  • 1996 - Present


  • Univ of California Berkeley
  • undergraduate
  • N/A
  • UC Hastings COL
  • law
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Legal Cases

  • Upheld Writ of Mandate
  • Success
  • $90 Million Verdict
  • Success - $90,000,000 Verdict
  • $20 Million Jury Verdict
  • Success - $20,000,000 Verdict
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  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
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  • American Bar Association
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  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
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  • Consumer Attorneys of California
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  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • N/A
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Elected Member
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Most Influential People in CA Workers' Comp
  • Workers' Comp Executive
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  • Elected Member, ABOTA
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
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  • Southern California Super Lawyer
  • Los Angeles Magazine
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  • Top 25 Lawyers in the San Fernando Valley
  • San Fernando Valley Business Journal
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  • "5 out of 5" AV® Preeminent™ peer rating
  • Martindale Hubbell
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  • California Lawyer Magazine
  • Trade Secret Insurance
  • 1999
  • Personal Injury Defense Techniques
  • Settlement Negotiations
  • 1987

Speaking Engagements

  • 52nd Annual Consumer Attorneys of California Convention
  • The Latest Cases on Class Certification
  • 2013
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles Convention
  • Current Trends in Wage and Hour Cases
  • 2013

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Woodland Hills Employment and labor Lawyer Drew E. Pomerance
Drew E. Pomerance
Employment and labor Attorney
Woodland Hills, CA
Licensed for 41 years