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Teresa Cho has over 20 years of experience handling insurance matters, including:

  • Analyzing coverage on matters involving:
    • Claims of construction defects, securities fraud, consumer fraud, environmental contamination, violation of intellectual property rights, business torts, employment liability, employee benefits liability, professional liability, product liability, bodily injury, and violations of False Claims Act and other statutes;

    • Commercial general liability, directors and officers liability, professional liability, employment practices liability and manuscript policies; and

    • Primary, umbrella and excess insurance.

  • Investigating coverage, monitoring litigation and negotiating resolutions.

  • Litigating coverage and defending “bad faith” actions.

Ms. Cho has successfully tried cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy and California state courts.  She has argued matters before federal and state appellate courts, resulting in favorable decisions, including Westrec Marina Management, Inc. v. Arrowood Indemnity Co. (2008) 163 Cal.App.4th 1387 and Shaolian v. Safeco Insurance Co. (1999) 71 Cal.App.4th 268. 

Ms. Cho is a member of the Litigation Section of the State Bar of California and served on its Executive Committee.  She is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

During law school, Ms. Cho served as judicial extern for the Honorable Harry S. Pregerson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


  • University of California, Berkeley, B.S., 1986
  • UCLA School of Law, J.D., 1991

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California
Teresa  Cho
Office: Los Angeles
Phone: (213) 629-7879
Fax: (213) 624-1376
Email: Teresa Cho
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