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John James McLeod

Insurance Attorney at Del Mar, CA

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  • Licensed for 29 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About John

Learn John’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Insurance
    60%
    Insurance Coverage

  2. Construction and development
    20%
    Construction Litigation: Business

  3. Litigation
    10%
    Business Litigation

  4. Real estate
    10%
    Business Real Estate

WITH OVER 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, I AM AN ESTEEMED ATTORNEY RENOWNED FOR MY EXPERTISE IN RECOVERING BILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR ORGANIZATIONS AND HIGH NET WORTH INDIVIDUALS FROM INSURANCE COMPANIES AND RELATED ENTITIES.

John McLeod is a widely-recognized attorney who has recovered billions of dollars for organizations and high net worth individuals from insurance companies and related groups. In his 25-years of experience, Mr. McLeod has had the privilege of working on some of the most high-profile real estate development projects in the country.

In each and every case, John brings a powerful combination of assertiveness, credibility and likability, winning him the trust and respect of clients and those who he goes up against. From developers to general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, manufacturers, hotels, pharmaceuticals, tech companies and others across the country and even internationally. John has been recognized by his peers, including being recognized as a Top Attorney in 2015 and as a Super Lawyer in 2020. In addition to his insurance coverage practice, John handles matters in a variety of other legal fields, such as professional errors and omissions, construction and real estate development, and counseling and litigation.

Location

Mcleod Law Group, Apc
1155 Camino Del Mar Pmb 510
Del Mar, CA, 92014-2605

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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 495-535 per hour
Payment methods
Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • President
  • McLeod Law Group
  • 2003 - Present

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • University of California at Los Angeles School
  • Economics, Int'l Area Studies
  • N/A

Associations

  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2023
  • Super Lawyer
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyer
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2020
  • Top Attorneys in San Diego
  • San Diego Daily Transcript
  • 2015
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Publications

  • Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Handling Construction Defect Claims: Western States, Chapter 6: Insurance Considerations, Miller, T., et al.,
  • 2019
  • Los Angeles Daily Journal
  • Risks in Coverage under Another's Policy
  • 2012
  • Los Angeles Daily Journal
  • A New Twist on the Duty to Defend
  • 2011

Speaking Engagements

  • West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar
  • Primacy of Coverage - Who Comes First?
  • 2021
  • West Coast Casualty's 2020 Construction Defect Seminar
  • Exclusion Confusion? Finding your way through the forest despite the trees (and other hazards)
  • 2020
  • San Francisco County Bar Association
  • Emerging Trends in Construction Defect Claims: Insurance, Construction and SB800 Issues
  • 2019
  • North County Bar Association
  • Construction Defect Claims: A Discussion on Pre-Litigation Requirements, Arbitration v. Litigation, & Developer Insurance
  • 2019
  • MC Consultants’ West Region Construction Defect and Construction Law Conference
  • California Coverage Issues and Current Trends
  • 2019
  • Knobbe Martens In House Event
  • Emerging Trends & Issues in Cyber Insurance
  • 2019
  • Strafford Webinar
  • Coverage Pitfalls for Additional Insureds: Interplay with SIRs and ‘Other Insurance’ Provisions
  • 2017
  • Knobbe Martens In House Event
  • Cyber Security and Insurance Coverage
  • 2016
  • West Coast Casualty's 2015 Construction Defect Seminar
  • An Update on Privacy Protection Act (Ins. Code 791.13), SIR's and Indemnity Provisions
  • 2015
  • UC Hastings College of Law Symposium
  • The Berkeley Deck Collapse: What Have We Learned?
  • 2015
  • San Diego Daily Transcript
  • Current Insurance Coverage Issues and What to Do About Them
  • 2014
  • MC Consultants' West Region Construction Defect and Construction Law Conference
  • The Plaintiff vs. the Developer: Battle Royale
  • 2014
  • West Coast Casualty's 2011 Construction Defect Seminar
  • Tips for Avoiding the 'Perfect Storm' in the Handling of Wrap Claims
  • 2011
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Insurance Coverage for Construction: Five Things You Should Know About Self-Insured Retentions (SIRs)
  • 2010
  • MC Consultants’ West Region Construction Defect and Construction Law Conference
  • California Coverage Issues and Current Trends
  • 2009
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Attorney endorsements

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Insurance Attorney | May 14
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"I endorse John McLeod for his superb legal skills and expert ability in the areas of insurance coverage and insurance litigation. He is a relentless advocate for his clients through his legal writing and analysis, as well as his results-oriented determination."
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Del Mar Insurance Lawyer John James McLeod
John James McLeod
Insurance Attorney
Del Mar, CA
Licensed for 29 years
Virtual consultation available