Beth Yoffie’s practice focuses on insurance coverage and litigation. During the past 30 years, Ms. Yoffie has authored more than a thousand coverage opinions analyzing a huge variety of coverage issues presented under D&O, E&O, fidelity, general liability, homeowner, jewelers block, auto liability, and property and casualty policies, including claims arising from Ponzi schemes, employment liability, personal and advertising injury liability, professional negligence, environmental contamination, soils subsidence, earthquake, fire, mold, construction defect, intellectual property, and securities and antitrust litigation.
Ms. Yoffie’s experience also includes providing advice concerning, and litigation of matters involving life, health, disability and ERISA, healthcare service plans, PPOs, life insurance disputes and CIGA. She has drafted hundreds of denial and reservation of rights letters and litigated declaratory relief, breach of contract, bad faith, rescission, interpleader and contribution actions in state and federal courts, from inception through trial, mediation and arbitration.
Ms. Yoffie has drafted insurance policy language and insurer policies and procedures.
Ms. Yoffie earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Hastings College of Law, in 1985. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1982.
CGL Editorial Board, 2016-present; Judge Pro Tem, Los Angeles Superior Court, Small Claims Court Appeals,1992-1997; Judicial Intern, Justice William R. Channel, California Court of Appeal, First District, 1895