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John McLeod

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Del Mar, CA

McLeod Law Group, A.P.C.
1155 Camino Del Mar, Suite 510
Del Mar, CA 92014
Phone: 619-433-6682
Fax: 619-236-9943
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Insurance Coverage, Construction Litigation: Business, Business Litigation, Real Estate: Business
Attorney Profile

John McLeod is a widely-recognized attorney who has recovered billions of dollars for organizations and high net worth individuals from insurance companies and related groups. In his 25-years of experience, Mr. McLeod has had the privilege of working on some of the most high-profile real estate development projects in the country.  In each and every case, John brings a powerful combination of assertiveness, credibility and likability, winning him the trust and respect of clients and those who he goes up against. From developers to general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, manufacturers, hotels, pharmaceuticals, tech companies and others across the country and even internationally.  John has been recognized by his peers, including being recognized as a Top Attorney in 2015 and as a Super Lawyer in 2020, 2021 and 2022. In addition to his insurance coverage practice, John handles matters in a variety of other legal fields, such as professional errors and omissions, construction and real estate development, and counseling and litigation.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Insurance Coverage
  • 20%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Real Estate: Business
Focus Areas

Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance, Construction Defects, Condominiums & Cooperatives


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

About John McLeod

First Admitted: 1994, California

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Educational Background

  • Loyola Law School, J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., cum laude, Economics, Int'l Area Studies, College of Honors

Bar/Professional Activity

  • San Diego Top Attorneys: Insurance, 2015    
  • U.S. District Court, Colorado
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


  • List of local lawyers who have reached the highest levels of ethical standards and professional excellence, Top Attorneys in San Diego, San Diego Daily Transcript, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Hospitality
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Real Estate
  • Technology
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Office Location for John McLeod

1155 Camino Del Mar
Suite 510
Del Mar, CA 92014

Phone: 619-433-6682

Fax: 619-236-9943

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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