Angela A. Zanin

Partner

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

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

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Small Claims Clinic
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Domestic Violence Clinic

Published Opinions

  • 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).

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • California
    • Minnesota
  • 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

Admissions

California

Associations

  • Italian American Lawyers Association (Board Member)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

Awards & Honors

Super Lawyers Rising Star Insurance Coverage (2013-2017)

Education

Pepperdine School of Law, Malibu

Juris Doctor

  • Pepperdine Law Review, 2000-2003.

University of Minnesota, Morris

B.A. History, Political Science, High Distinction, 2000.

Representative Matters

  • 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).
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