Lance Selfridge


  • location icon Los Angeles, CA
    633 West 5th Street
    Suite 4000
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

Lance Selfridge is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Professional Liability Practice. He has over 35 years of experience in litigation and insurance coverage.

He handles the following types of matters:

  • Legal Malpractice and Professional Liability
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith
  • Property and Casualty
  • Earthquake
  • Mold
  • Directors and Officers
  • General Liability and Advertising Injury
  • Accident Liability
  • Bankruptcy Adversary Litigation
  • Firearms Litigation

Legal Experience

  • Tried in excess of 30 cases
  • Arbitrated in excess of 30 cases
  • Major trials include issues of insurance coverage, bad faith, theft loss, mold, earthquake damage, accident liability, and legal malpractice


  • "Excluding Insurer Liability for Financial Institution Failures: The Insured v. Insured and Regulatory Exclusions in Directors and Officers Insurance” (Defense Counsel Journal, July, 1993)
  • “The Law of Directors and Officers Insurance” (Lewis, D’Amato, Brisbois & Bisgaard, January, 1993)
  • “The Legal Liabilities of Outside Counsel for Failed Financial Institutions” (International Association of Defense Counsel, 1992)
  • “Current Coverage Issues in Directors and Officers Insurance” (Practicing Law Institute, Insurance, Excess and Reinsurance Coverage Disputes, 1991)
  • “Managing Insurance Defense Litigation” (West Valley Claim Association, 1991)


  • State Bar Admissions
    • California




University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law

Juris Doctor, 1981

University of California at Los Angeles

Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, 1978

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