Jeremy A. Lawrence

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Jeremy A. Lawrence is a litigator whose representations have included disputes regarding coverage under insurance policies and indemnity contracts, securities and shareholder derivative suits, and matters involving administrative agencies at the federal and state level.

He has substantial experience representing policyholders in coverage disputes and bad faith claims involving a wide variety of first- and third-party insurance policies, including general liability policies, D&O policies, representation and warranty policies, and professional liability/E&O policies. He also has litigated and advised on industry-specific policies written for the construction, energy, entertainment and media, technology, telecommunications and transportation industries. 

Mr. Lawrence has written and presented on numerous topics relating to insurance and indemnity law, including the duty to defend, bad faith, D&O insurance and various aspects of non-insurance contractual indemnification under California law.

As part of his pro bono practice, Mr. Lawrence has co-authored amicus curiae briefs on behalf of public interest organizations in cases in the U.S. Supreme Court. He also successfully represented a minor in proceedings in the immigration courts and asylum office.

Before joining Munger Tolles, Mr. Lawrence served as a clerk to Judge Milan D. Smith, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to Judge Stephen V. Wilson of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Jeremy A. Lawrence is a litigator whose representations have included disputes regarding coverage under insurance policies and indemnity contracts, securities and shareholder derivative suits, and matters involving administrative agencies at the federal and state level.

He has substantial experience representing policyholders in coverage disputes and bad faith claims involving a wide variety of first- and third-party insurance policies, including general liability policies, D&O policies, representation and warranty policies, and professional liability/E&O policies. He also has litigated and advised on industry-specific policies written for the construction, energy, entertainment and media, technology, telecommunications and transportation industries. 

Mr. Lawrence has written and presented on numerous topics relating to insurance and indemnity law, including the duty to defend, bad faith, D&O insurance and various aspects of non-insurance contractual indemnification under California law.

As part of his pro bono practice, Mr. Lawrence has co-authored amicus curiae briefs on behalf of public interest organizations in cases in the U.S. Supreme Court. He also successfully represented a minor in proceedings in the immigration courts and asylum office.

Before joining Munger Tolles, Mr. Lawrence served as a clerk to Judge Milan D. Smith, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to Judge Stephen V. Wilson of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Publications

  • “Determination Of Indemnity Obligation Under California Law,” 41 L.A. Law. 14 (2018)
  • “When Indemnitors And Indemnitees Jointly Cause A Loss,” Law360 (2017)
  • “Rules Governing Defense Coverage In An Insurance Policy,” 37 L.A. Law. 9 (2015)