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Brook Roberts is the Managing Partner of the firm’s San Diego office. He previously served as a global Co-chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Practice. Mr. Roberts’ practice focuses on complex insurance coverage and bad faith disputes, involving a wide range of environmental, property, casualty, investment and professional liability matters. He has extensive experience in state and federal courts, securing coverage for clients under virtually every type of insurance available, including comprehensive general liability; directors and officers liability; errors and omissions coverage for professionals such as engineers and architects; environmental impairment liability; builders risk; and property policies. He has represented a host of Fortune 500 companies in a variety of complex business litigation matters in federal and state courts, and before domestic and international arbitration panels.


Environmental, Land & Resources Partner


Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Insurance: advice to policyholders

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Latham & Watkins LLP represents policyholders in litigation, arbitration, mediations and negotiations, helping policyholders recover insurance proceeds and impacting the legal landscape at the state supreme court level. Practice head David A. Barrett  in Washington DC is active for some of its most high-profile clients and is praised as a ‘top tier insurance coverage recovery partner‘. In the San Diego office, Brook Roberts  is known for his work on cutting-edge insurance disputes in California while Drew Gardiner, who has a focus on D&O liability, and John Wilson , ‘an exceptional advocate who is very good on his feet‘, are also notable. Trial attorney Kirsten Jackson joined the firm from Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP in June 2021.