Jennifer C. Kalvestran
Jennifer Kalvestran’s practice is focused on insurance coverage analysis, bad faith and litigation. With over 17 years of experience, she has handled insurance coverage matters and other various complex commercial litigation matters, including the defense of real estate, financial and medical services institutions. She is located in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
Jennifer is involved in all aspects of litigation, including trial practice, mediations and depositions, and she brings a practical perspective to planning and executing these dispute resolution and litigation strategies. She has also successfully represented her clients in numerous matters on appeal before the California Appellate Court and Ninth Circuit.
Knowing that her clients seek the most efficient and cost-effective dispute resolution possible, Jennifer is also committed to looking for ways to help avoid trial by negotiating informal settlements at mediations and settlement conferences when appropriate.
She is fluent in French.
William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., 2000)
University of Minnesota (B.A. English and French, 1997)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern and Central Districts of California
U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Co-Chair of Education Committee, Los Angeles Chapter of The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (2016-present)
Mike Rovner Construction, Inc. v. Liberty Surplus Insurance Corp., 2014 WL 3752106 (2014)
Sirius Int’l Ins. Corp., et al. v. Sup. Ct. (Larry Shaw), 2013 WL 4662872 (2013)
Giovanni Cosmetics, Inc. v. Arch Ins. Co., et al., No. 10-55418, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2011)
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
Panelist “Developing Issues in Policy Exhaustion: How SIRs, Anti-Stacking and Montrose Exclusions Impact Settlement when Multiple Policies are Implicated” West Coast Casualty Seminar (2016)