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Stephen Cope is a Partner in the Firm’s Los Angeles Office. Mr. Cope specializes in insurance coverage, insurance coverage litigation and general commercial litigation. Over the years, Mr. Cope's diverse practice has focused on insurance coverage but has also included complex litigation, including the defense of international corporations, religious organizations, employment disputes, and financial services disputes. His practice has involved direct handling of litigation in federal and state courts in California, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Washington and Alaska.

Mr. Cope has published two articles:

  • "The Five Most Important (and Counter-Intuitive) Rules of Insurance Coverage," Bloomberg Law Reports, Insurance Law, Vol.2, No.2, January 14, 2008; 
  • "Unholy Alliance: Defending the Client on the Insurer’s Dime," White & Case California Litigation Report, September 2008. 

He also turned his first article into a presentation that was qualified for CLE credit in four states and was presented on several occasions.

While in law school at UCLA, Mr. Cope served as an articles editor of the Entertainment Law Review and member of the Federal Communications Law Journal and was a member of the Moot Court Honors Board.

Admissions & Associations

State Bar of California

Practice Groups

UCLA School of Law, J.D.

Princeton University, B.A. 
cum laude