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James Eugene Fitzgerald

James Eugene Fitzgerald


Insurance Law and Civil Trial Lawyer
Drinker Biddle & Reath
Los Angeles, CA
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Attorney Biography

James Eugene Fitzgerald is an attorney who practices in Los Angeles, California.  He is licensed to practice in California and New York.  He is a trial lawyer that has first-chaired more than 40 jury trials in state and federal courts around the country, and has handled dozens of arbitrations before the AAA, JAMS, NASD, FINRA, ARIAS and other tribunals in a wide variety of substantive areas.  He has also acted as a mediator and representing clients in pro bono matters.  He believes deeply in giving back to the community, and has therefore been a regular speaker for in-house and outside continuing legal education programs.  In addition, for over 30 years, Jim has been an instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy assisting younger lawyers in learning how to try cases and hone those skills.  im lives in Encino, California and has three children.


Practice Areas

 
Insurance Law (40%)
 
Civil Trial Law (30%)
 
Business Law (20%)
 
Legal Malpractice (10%)

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Bar Licenses

California State Bar
California
Member in Good Standing
1983

New York State Bar
New York
Member in Good Standing
1980

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Work Experience

Drinker Biddle & Reath
Partner
2018

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Partner
20152018

Stroock Stroock & Lavan
Partner
20032015

Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps
Partner
19942003

Adams Duque & Hazeltine
Partner
19861994

Musick Peeler & Garrett
Associate
19831986

Mendes & Mount
Associate
19801983

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Education

Fordham University School of Law
Fordham University School of Law
JD
1979

Georgetown University
Georgetown University
BSBA
1976

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Associations

California Lawyers Association, Litigation Section
Member
California Lawyers Association, Litigation Section

Member
AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society
2018

Member
California State Bar Association
1983

Member
American Bar Association Member
1980

Member
New York State Bar Assocation
1980

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Commercial Recognitions

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Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2020

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James Eugene Fitzgerald
Drinker Biddle & Reath
1800 Century Park E # 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Office: 310-203-4082
Fax: 310-229-1285

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James Eugene Fitzgerald - Profile information with the State Bar of California - Find more information about James Eugene Fitzgerald on the State Bar of California website, including: current status, actions affecting eligibility to practice law and disciplinary history.


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