Jill C. Darsow
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Construction Litigation; Design Professionals Errors and Omissions; Insurance Defense; Construction Law; Construction Defects; Construction Insurance Defense; Construction and Design Law; Architectural Law; Construction Claims; Construction Contracts; Construction Liability; Construction Mediation; Environmental Construction Law; Mechanics Liens; Public Construction Law; Construction Liens; Litigation; Civil Litigation; Complex Litigation; Professional Liability; Architects and Engineers Errors and Omissions; Architects and Engineers Malpractice; Architects and Engineers Liability; Design Professionals Liability; Design Professionals Malpractice; Professional Negligence; Professional Liability Defense; Surveyors Malpractice; Professional Liability Insurance Coverage; Personal Injury Defense
1993, California, U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, Southern and Central Districts of California
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D.
State Bar of California.
Jill C. Darsow blends her experience in civil and structural engineering and in-the-field construction work with a law degree of eighteen years. She is an experienced and successful litigator, routinely developing cost-effective solutions in challenging complex litigation involving catastrophic injury, multi-party litigation, and class actions. Jill handles a variety of insurance defense matters including tort and product liability, construction defect and delay, personal injury and wrongful death actions. She received a Bachelors of Science degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. Thereafter, she worked for a large construction company as an estimator and on-site project engineer for commercial projects. Jill received her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She serves the legal needs of local, national, and international corporations, as well as school districts and government entities by combining scientific and technical information with creative legal theories - winning defenses. Jill provides risk management workshops and seminars designed to keep professionals up-to-date on California law and best practices. She has been invited by national trade groups, insurance brokers, and clients to speak on topics including "Disability Access Requirements in California", "Mechanics and Design Professional Lien Law," and "Green and LEED Design Practice Issues." An experienced trial attorney, Jill has taken sixteen jury trials to verdict, achieving defense verdicts in the majority of cases. Ms. Darsow is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to all Federal District Courts in California.
Santa Monica, California