Michael P. Fullam


Michael P. Fullam is a partner in the San Diego office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 2011 and has substantial experience litigating civil actions relating to general liability, insurance defense, complex insurance coverage, personal injury, and bad faith defense actions.


  • SDIAA Magazine - "Insurance Limbo", dealing with insurance issues related to ride-sharing applications such as Uber, Lyft, etc.
  • SDIAA Magazine - "Pay Me Now, Pay Me Later", dealing with medical reporting requirements for insurers and lien handling for state and federal benefit providers in litigated actions.

Pro Bono & Philanthropy

GBS|CIDP Foundation International

Professional Presentations

  • Landlord / Owner Liability to Tenants for Mold Claims (2016)
  • Auto Body Fraud Claims Handling (2013)


  • State Bar Admissions
    • California
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of California



United States District Court for the Southern District of California


  • State Bar of California
  • San Diego Bar Association
  • San Diego Young Professionals

Awards & Honors

  • 2023—2024 "Ones to Watch" — Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Best Lawyers in America®
  • 2021—2022 "Ones to Watch," Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Best Lawyers
  • 2013 Outstanding Young Attorney Award - San Diego Source - The Daily Transcript


California Western School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2011

University of Vermont

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Political Science, 2007

Representative Matters

Michael Fullam is an active litigator, handling cases through all phases of litigation. He has mediated and resolved more than 50 cases.

  • Obtained a favorable verdict for a client in a bench trial.
  • Obtained several defense judgments through Motions for Summary Judgment.
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