Jeffrey M. Carson

Director

jcarson@wllegal.com

Jeff Carson joined the firm as a law clerk in 2004 while attending Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, and is now a director. Prior to joining the firm, Jeff worked as a Judicial Extern for former Presiding Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court, Judge J. Stephen Czuleger.

For his entire career, Jeff has specialized in insurance coverage analysis and related litigation. Jeff handles all areas of insurance coverage law including assisting clients with Special Investigation Unit investigations, insurance policy interpretation, issues regarding independent counsel, bad faith litigation, actions for declaratory relief, disputes between multiple co­ insurers, and related appeals.

Jeff has prepared hundreds of legal opinions regarding insurance coverage questions and prides himself of finding practical, efficient solutions to difficult situations. His clients have included insurers, insurance agents and brokers, claims professionals and policyholders.

Jeff also has experience in the defense of personal injury litigation and has assisted clients with related fraud investigations. He enjoys getting into the details of unusual cases and analytical problem solving.

Jeff co-authored the firm’s treatise on liens arising during claims and litigation, which we provide to clients as a handbook for how to navigate the challenges they can present.

Born and raised in Southern California, Jeff lives in Orange County with his wife and two children. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys running, hiking, camping, watching sports and spending time with friends and family.

Education

University of San Diego – B.A., Philosophy (2001)
Loyola Law School -J.D. (2004)

Bar Admissions

California – 2005
U.S. District Court for the Central, Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts

Seminars

Liens Arising During Civil Litigation and Insurance Claims Coverage
Issues Regarding California Habitability Claims and Suits Coverage
Issues Regarding Construction Defect Claims

Professional Associations

Association of Southern California Defense Counsel

Practice Areas

Insurance Coverage and Litigation
Insurance Claims Handling
Insurance Agency and Bad Faith
Writs and Appeals