- Email: Angela.Zanin@lewisbrisbois.com
- Phone: 213.358.6164
- Fax: 213.250.7900
Angela A. Zanin is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Bad Faith Litigation and Insurance Coverage Practices.
Since graduating from law school in 2003, Ms. Zanin's practice has centered on insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, including first and third party policies and underlying claims related to pollution, intellectual property, insurance guaranty association law, construction defects, and independent counsel disputes.
Pro Bono & Philanthropy
- Disaster Healthcare Volunteer, Medical Reserve Corps Los Angeles (2021)
- Volunteer Attorney, Los Angeles County Bar Association Domestic Violence Clinic (2019-present)
- Volunteer Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court (2019-present)
- Volunteer Attorney, Los Angeles County Bar Association Small Claims Clinic (2011-2012)
- Stonelight Tile, Inc. v. Cal. Ins. Guarantee Assn., 150 Cal.App.4th 19 (2007).
- Big 5 Sporting Goods v. Zurich, 957 F.Supp.2d 1135 (C.D. Cal. 2013).
- Travelers v. Engel, 29 Cal.App.5th 830 (2018).
- Covid-19 Panel, Impact on Insurance Coverage, Italian American Lawyers Association, July 2021
- Bruin Professionals Panel on Diversity and Inclusion, April 2021
- Diversity and Inclusion Award by Italian American Lawyers Association presented to Los Angeles Superior Court Presiding Judge Eric Taylor, February 2021
State Bar Admissions
United States District Courts
- United States District Court for the Central District of California
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
- United States District Court for the Northern District of California
- United States District Court for the Southern District of California
United States Courts of Appeals
- United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Pro Hac Vice Admissions
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
- United States District Court for the District of Nevada
- United States District Court for the District of Montana
- Italian American Lawyers Association
- Vice President (2020)
- Board Member (2019-present)
- Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Judicial Elections Evaluation Committee (2021-present)
- President’s Advisory Committee on Women in the Legal Profession (2020-present)
- Domestic Violence Clinic (2019-present)
Awards & Honors
Super Lawyers Rising Star Insurance Coverage (2013-2017)
Pepperdine School of Law, Malibu
Juris Doctor, 2003
- Pepperdine Law Review, 2001-2003
University of Minnesota, Morris
B.A. History, Political Science, High Distinction, 2000
- NavCom Defense Electonics, Inc. v. Continental, 2011 WL 3435391 (Cal. Ct. App. 2011) (represented insurance company in environmental pollution case as to corporate successor liability).
- Travelers v. Centex (“Chang”), 2014 WL 4081861 (E.D. Cal. 2014) (represented insurer in independent counsel dispute as to ripeness of reimbursement action by insurer).
- St. Paul v. Shapell, 2014 WL 4685296 (N.D. Cal. 2014) (represented insurer in independent counsel dispute as to insured’s right to appoint counsel of its choosing pursuant to a joint defense agreement).
- Travelers v. Centex (“Centex II”), 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10261 (N.D. Cal. 2019) (represented insurer in independent counsel dispute involving multiple underlying actions and related coverage issues).
- Cross v. National Union Fire Ins. Co. 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 208356 (E.D. Cal. 2019) (policy limits not subject to uninsured motorist arbitration).