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Law Office of Mitchell L. Lathrop
600 West Broadway, Suite 500
San Diego, California 92101-3357Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 619-955-5951
Fax: 619-566-4034
E-Mail: mllathrop@earthlink.net
www.LathropADR.com
www.mlathroplaw.com
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About Us
Arbitrator, mediator and expert consultant/witness in insurance, reinsurance and lawyers' professional responsibility. Former Presiding Referee of the California State Bar Court.
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Services Rendered
Mediation; Arbitrations; Expert Testimony; Insurance Consulting; Reinsurance; Lawyer' Professional Responsibility; Insurance Practice and Standards of Care; Reasonable Care and Diligence; Special Relationships; Agency/Company Disputes
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Qualifications
In his over 45 years of experience in the insurance industry, Mr. Lathrop has worked as a lawyer, educator, writer, editor, legal association officer, expert witness and consultant in the areas of insurance, reinsurance & lawyers' professional responsibility. He is Martindale-Hubbell "A" rated, listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2006-present), listed in Super Lawyers for both New York & San Diego & received Best Lawyers' 2012 San Diego Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year.
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Professional Memberships
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • International Bar Association
  • International Council for Commercial Arbitration
  • Judge Advocates Association
  • American Board of Neutrals Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers
  • Federal Bar Council
  • Center for International Legal Studies
  • International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR)
  • Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances (AIDA)
  • AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society (ARIAS-US)
  • Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (AIRROC)
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Personnel Information
Firm Member
Mitchell Lee Latrhrop C.Arb., FCIArb.
Admitted
  • California
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal, District of Columbia, Second, Fifth, Ninth, and Tenth Circuits
Education:
  • United States Naval Academy, B.S.Engr.
  • University of Southern California School of Law, J.D.
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Additional Links
Insurance Coverage for Environmental Claims by Mitchell L. Lathrop
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High Profile Cases
Shell Oil Company v. Winterthur Swiss Insurance Company, et al., 12 Cal.App.4th 715, 15 Cal.Rptr.2d 815 (1993), as modified, February 22, 1993, 1993 Cal. App. LEXIS 156. Liggett Group, Inc. v. Affiliated FM Ins. Co., C.A. No. 00C-01-207 HDR, Del. Super. Ct., New Castle County, October 1, 2001, 2001 Del. Super. LEXIS 385, aff’d sub nom. Liggett Group Inc. v. Ace Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co., 798 A.2d 1024 (Del. 2002). Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. v. Allstate Ins. Co., 283 A.D.2d 322, 724 N.Y.S.2d 853 (2001), leave to appeal granted, 97 N.Y.2d 603, 760 N.E.2d 1288, 735 N.Y.S.2d 492 (2001), aff’d, 98 N.Y.2d 208, 774 N.E.2d 687, 746 N.Y.S.2d 622 (2002).
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