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Jared K. LeBeau

Associate
San Diego (Downtown)
T: 619.338.6504
F: 619.515.4142

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Education

  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 2013; magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Concentration in Civil Litigation; Articles Research Editor of San Diego Law Review; Dean's Honor and Academic Achievement Scholarships; CALI Award for Excellence-California Civil Procedure, Civil Procedure II, Criminal Procedure, and Professional Responsibility
  • B.S., Marist College, 2009; summa cum laude; Dean's List
  • Judicial Extern to the Honorable Jennifer L. Thurston of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • Clerked for the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Southern District of California
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Overview
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Jared LeBeau is an associate in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's San Diego office.

Areas of Practice

Mr. LeBeau’s practice focuses on insurance litigation, in particular first-party and third-party insurance bad faith, coverage disputes, class actions, insurance fraud, and unfair business practices.  Mr. LeBeau has represented insurance companies at all stages of litigation, including depositions, case-dispositive hearings, mediations, and trial.  Mr. LeBeau also has advised clients on issues related to general claims handling and investigation, policy interpretation, as well as defense and indemnity obligations.

Experience

Mr. LeBeau has successfully represented clients in a wide variety of insurance coverage and bad faith cases at all stages of litigation, including the pleading stage, dispositive motions, and trial.

Notable Experience (2014 – Present)

  • Assisted in obtaining arbitration award of over $18 million in favor of insurer client against third party claims administrator in dispute over bad faith liability exposure for over $20 million underlying personal injury judgment.  (2017)
  • Won dismissal on pleadings of insured’s fourth attempt to sue insurer client for bad faith denial of property damage claim.  (2017)
  • Successfully argued a motion for summary judgment establishing non-coverage of a $3 million commercial general liability policy for an underlying $21 million construction defect judgment against the insured.  (2016)
  • Conducted direct examination of client and closing argument before Immigration Court in successfully seeking grant of asylum based on client’s persecution in her home country.  (2016)
  • Examined percipient and expert witnesses and argued motions in limine in a 4-week trial of an uninsured motorist bad faith claim.  (2015)
  • Assisted in successfully defending an insurer against a lawsuit alleging the bad faith denial of a $60 million warehouse fire claim made under a commercial general liability policy.  (2015)
  • Prepared and examined percipient witnesses in an unlawful detainer trial that resulted in judgment in favor of the client.  (2014) 

Representative Clients

  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • GEICO General Insurance Company
  • Infinity Insurance Company
  • OneBeacon America Insurance Company
  • State Farm General Insurance Company
  • QBE Insurance Corporation
  • Wawanesa General Insurance Company

Articles

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court – Louis M. Welsh Inn