Steven Brower

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Irvine, CA

Buchalter
 | 18400 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 800
Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: 714-549-5150
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009, 2012 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Insurance Coverage (40%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Intellectual Property (10%),
  • E-Discovery (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a shareholder with the California law firm Buchalter Nemer, attorney Steven Brower has over 35 years of experience as a trial lawyer. In addition to litigation, he also handles mediation, arbitration and appellate cases, and he provides a unique perspective to help his clients with their legal needs related to the following practice areas:

·         Products liability

·         Appellate law

·         Cybersecurity law

·         Litigation

·         Insurance law

·         Intellectual property law

After receiving his undergraduate degree cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles, Mr. Brower attended the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 1980. The State Bar of California admitted him to practice that same year, and he is admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in California, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 1st and 9th Circuits.

As an attorney, Mr. Brower has represented clients in over 10 states in a wide variety of industries. He has helped secure more than $200 million for policyholders with their claims against insurance companies, and he has helped insurance companies defend themselves against coverage issues and bad faith claims. He also represents major technology companies with their legal issues related to intellectual property protection and cybersecurity, and he has successfully mediated and arbitrated over 150 cases involving computer systems and technology.

As recognition for his dedication to his practice, Mr. Brower has received several awards and acknowledgements, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. He also co-chairs the bad faith subcommittee of the American Bar Association's Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Insurance Coverage (40%): Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance

Business Litigation (30%): Trade Secret

Intellectual Property (10%): Copyrights, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

E-Discovery (10%)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%): Arbitration, Mediation

Focus Areas

Insurance Coverage: Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance

Business Litigation: Trade Secret

Intellectual Property: Copyrights, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitration, Mediation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009, 2012 - 2018

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About Steven Brower

Admitted: 1980, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.buchalter.com/attorneys/steven-brower/#bio

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyer in America, 2016 and 2017
  • Southern California Super Lawyer, 2013 to 2016
  • AV rated with Martindale Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern 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. District Court for the Central District of California
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Co-Chair, American Bar Association, Bad Faith Subcommittee
  • Federal Bar Association, 2003-Present
  • American Bar Association, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee
  • American Bar Association, Section of Litigation
  • American Bar Association, Division Chair (Computers & E-Commerce), 2005-2008
  • Chair, American Bar Association, Book Publishing Committee, 2008-2012
  • Council Member, American Bar Association, Section of Science & Technology Law, 2007-2011

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Don't Be Left Naked When It Comes To Insurance Coverage, July 19th, 2012

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Los Angeles, A.B., cum laude

Industry Groups

  • Computer Technology
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate
  • Technology (especially Computer Software)
  • Find Me Online
    Website - www.sbrower.com
    Office Location for Steven Brower

    18400 Von Karman Avenue
    Suite 800
    Irvine, CA 92612

    Phone: 714-549-5150

     

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