LARRY A. ROTHSTEIN
Law School:Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1978
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts, English, 1973
PRIMARY AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Business and Construction Trials and Litigation; Construction Law; Insurance and Surety; and Bad Faith; “11th hour Trials”.
BAR ADMISSIONS AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
Member of the California State Bar (1978) and
admitted to practice in all State Courts of California.
United States District Courts, all Districts in California.
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
United States Supreme Court.
Insurance Law Committee, Business Law Section, State Bar of California (1994-1997).
Los Angeles County Bar Association,
Real Property, Litigation and Provisional Remedies Subsections.
Association of California Surety Companies.
Surety Claims Association of Los Angeles.
Conference of Insurance Counsel
Association of Business Trial Lawyers
PUBLISHED APPELLATE CASES:
Lawrence Tractor Company v. Carlisle Insurance Company
(1988) 202 Cal.App.3d 949 [ 249 Cal.Rptr. 150].
Amwest Surety Insurance Company v. Wilson
(1995) 11 Cal. 4th 1243.
Gulf Insurance Company v. TIG Insurance Company
(2001) 86 Cal.App.4th 422 [103 Cal.Rptr.2d 305]
Contributor to Los Angeles Daily Journal (continuing).
Author, "Surety In Bad Faith For Demanding Arbitration?"
Los Angeles Daily Journal, November 12, 1990.
Author, "Sureties Have Done Very Well In Recent Cases"
Los Angeles Daily Journal, April 22, 1991.
Author, "AETNA Never Met Bar Approved Jury Forms"
Los Angeles Daily Journal, October 31, 1991.
Author, "License Bonds Ruled Not Liable For Trust Funds"
Los Angeles Daily Journal, November 19, 1991.
Author, "The (Not So) Strange Tale of 'Surety v. Felton'"
Los Angeles Daily Journal, June 23, 1992.
Author, "'Amwest v. Wilson' Awaits Decision In Court of Appeals"
Los Angeles Daily Journal, September 28, 1993
Authored claims manuals used by in-house claims examiners.
Moderator, Avoiding Bad Faith Surety Claims Symposium, September, 1988.
Panelist on Proposition 103 Seminars, 1989 - 1993.
Panelist, ABA Conference, Los Angeles, CA, November, 1993.
Panelist, Dana Point Surety Claims Conference, April, 1995.
Judge Pro Tem, Los Angeles Municipal Court.
Fee Arbitrator, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Panelist, Los Angeles Superior Court Voluntary Settlement Conference.
Panelist, American Arbitration Association Large Complex Case Program.
Arbitrator, Los Angeles Superior Court.
Panelist, Miller Act Bonds. ABA Spring Meeting Scottsdale, 2007.
Panelist & Claims Counsel Mock Trial, “The Trial of the Bad Faith Surety Case” ABA Midwinter Meeting New York, 2008.
Panelist, Recent Developments in Subdivision Bond Claims, Orange County 2009.
Speaker, Real Estate Syndication Symposium, Reno, Nevada, November 2009.
Presentation: “I’ve Never Litigated Over a Good Contract”
Martindale-Hubbell rating "AV".
Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys.
Hines Insurance Counsel.
Recommended American Business Lawyers.
American Motorists Insurance Company
Construction Consulting and Disbursement Services Inc.
Great American Insurance Companies
Gulf Insurance Company
Insurance Services Group
Insurance Company of the West
Kemper Insurance Companies
Safeco Insurance Company
National Union Insurance Company
Victory Investments LLC
Acceptance Insurance Company
Allegheny Casualty Company
International Fidelity Insurance Company
Country Hills Health Care Center
Health Care Financial
Insurance Company of the West
Main Street Development Company