J. Alan Frederick is rated A.V. Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell in both peer and judicial reviews. He is an experienced trial and appellate attorney specializing in professional errors and omissions litigation, medical and health care provider malpractice litigation, indemnity and construction litigation, insurance coverage matters and bad faith and declaratory relief litigation, products liability litigation, general and premises liability litigation, general liability litigation, intellectual property litigation, toxic tort litigation, and appellate litigation.
He has drafted insurance policy language on behalf of insurer clients and participated in drafting proposed legislation on insurance matters. He has appeared as an expert witness in insurance coverage matters. He has published chapters in CEB volumes and served as a consultant regarding civil litigation publications.
In near 50 years of civil litigation practice, Alan has taken dozens of cases to trial and has handled many matters on appeal, including appearing as amicus curiae. He is admitted to practice in all California State and Federal Courts and in Colorado Federal District Court.
University of California, Los Angeles, 1974, JD
University of California, Santa Barbara, 1971, with highest honors
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100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
State of California
All California State and Federal Courts
Colorado Federal District Court
Wechsler v. Home Savings & Loan Assn., 57 Cal. App. 3d 563, 129 Cal. Rptr. 380 (1976)
Alameda Tank Co. v. Starkist Foods, Inc., 103 Cal App. 3d 428, 162 Cal Rptr. 924 (1980)
Wynn v. Monterey Club, 111 Cal. App. 3d 789, 168 Cal. Rptr. 878 (1980)
Aetna Casualty & Surety Co. v. Superior Court, 114 Cal. App. 3d 49, 170 Cal. Rptr. 527 (1980)
C.I. Engineers & Constructors, Inc. v. Johnson & Turner Painting Co., 140 Cal. App. 3d 1011, 189 Cal. Rptr. 824 (1983)
American Empire Surplus Lines Ins. Co. v. G.E. Leach Construction, 223 Cal. App. 3d 226, 272 Cal. Rptr. 704 (1990)
Garcia v. Hyster Company, 28 Cal. App. 4th 724, 34 Cal. Rptr. 2d 283 (1994)
Amos v. Alpha Property Management,73 Cal. App. 4th 895, 87 Cal. Rptr.2d 34 (1999)
Royal Surplus Lines Ins. Co., Inc. v. Ranger Ins. Co., 100 Cal. App. 4th 193, 122 Cal. Rptr. 2d 459 (2002)