Christine Cusick Ross practices in the area of litigation with a focus on insurance coverage, including commercial general liability and professional liability. She has experience with matters involving insurance bad faith, intellectual property, construction defects, business torts, defamation and bodily injuries.

Ms. Ross is a 2011 graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law, where she was an articles editor and an associate editor of the Santa Clara Law Review. Ms. Ross is a 2006 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Coverage Litigation

Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., 2011
    - Articles Editor and Associate Editor, Santa Clara Law Review
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2006

Experience

  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2015-present
  • Nielsen, Haley & Abbott LLP
    - Associate, 2011-2015

Professional Activities

  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada

Selected Publications

  • Author, "Menu-Labeling Laws: A Move from Local to National Regulations," 51 Santa Clara L. Rev. 989, 2011

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "How Could That (Not) Be Covered? Truthiness And Coverage For False Claims Act Liability," ABA 2019 Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar, Tucson, Arizona, March 1, 2019

  • Panel Speaker, “Mad Skillz: Professional Services Coverage & Exclusions in the High-Tech Era,” ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar, March 1, 2018