Mark S. Roth is a former office managing partner of the Los Angeles office, which he opened when he joined the firm in 1995. Mark has consistently been voted by his peers as a Southern California Super Lawyer in General Litigation and was the subject of a Litigator Profile by the Los Angeles Daily Journal in May 1996.
Mark’s primary areas of focus include products liability, construction defects, and inverse condemnation. His litigation experience includes multi-party mediations, arbitrations, and trials on behalf of insurance companies, self-insureds, and individuals.
Mark has authored numerous articles on subrogation and presented seminars to many insurance companies and organizations including the California Conference of Arson Investigators, National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) and Wildland Fire Litigation Conference.
Mark has served on the board of directors of the Mental Health Advocacy Services of Los Angeles, provided pro bono service to the Los Angeles Superior Court Voluntary Settlement Conference program and served as a judge at mock trial and mediation competitions at distinguished law schools in Southern California.
Mark has a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences and Communication from the University of Southern California and a J.D. from Southwestern Law School, where he served as a Note & Comment Editor on the Law Review and was the recipient of the 1975 Schweitzer Moot Court Competition Outstanding Brief Award.
- Prevailed on motion imposing inverse condemnation liability against public utility for transformer explosion, resulting in a $7,000,000 recovery.
- Prevailed at trial on products liability case involving a defective shoring pole pin, resulting in nearly a $1,000,000 recovery on behalf of Landmark Insurance Company
- Prevailed at trial on inverse condemnation case against public utility involving smoke damage from an underground electrical vault damaging high-end clothing, resulting in $650,000 recovery on behalf of Unigard Insurance Company.
- Prevailed at trial on products liability case against circuit breaker manufacturer that failed to operate, resulting in fire and $11.7 million verdict on behalf of subrogating carrier and their insured.
- Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1977
- University of Southern California, B.A., 1973
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