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Matthew C. Elstein

Contact

San Diego

101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101

Ph: (619) 696-6700
Fax: (619) 696-7124


Los Angeles

633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Ph: (213) 576-5000
Fax: (213) 680-4470


Matthew Elstein is a partner in Gordon & Rees’s San Diego office. He devotes his practice to the trial of complex insurance and business litigation cases.

In the insurance arena, Mr. Elstein has over a decade of experience representing insurers and reinsurers in insurance coverage and bad faith cases. His substantive areas of insurance expertise include investigating and litigating complex claims under property, commercial general liability, director and officer, professional liability, employment practices, intellectual property, and “specialty” insurance policies and programs. Mr. Elstein has successfully tried several bad faith cases to verdict on behalf of insurers in both state and federal courts.

Mr. Elstein also represents corporate clients in complex business cases including class actions, trade secrets disputes, securities, corporate governance, business torts, unfair competition, antitrust, and government contracts disputes.

Admissions

California

Memberships

Orange County Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
San Diego County Bar Association
California Bar Association, Litigation, Antitrust, and Unfair Competition Sections
American Bar Association, Antitrust Section

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Education

J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 1994

  • Dean's List
  • First Place, Jessup Moot Court competition
  • National Finalist, National Moot Court competition
  • American College of Trial Lawyers award for excellence in oral advocacy

B.A., summa cum laude, University of California, Berkeley

  • Phi Beta Kappa

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Contact

San Diego

619.696.6700

Los Angeles

213.576.5000

melstein@gordonrees.com

Education

J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 1994

  • Dean's List
  • First Place, Jessup Moot Court competition
  • National Finalist, National Moot Court competition
  • American College of Trial Lawyers award for excellence in oral advocacy

B.A., summa cum laude, University of California, Berkeley

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Matthew C. Elstein

Partner

Practices

Matthew Elstein is a partner in Gordon & Rees’s San Diego office. He devotes his practice to the trial of complex insurance and business litigation cases.

In the insurance arena, Mr. Elstein has over a decade of experience representing insurers and reinsurers in insurance coverage and bad faith cases. His substantive areas of insurance expertise include investigating and litigating complex claims under property, commercial general liability, director and officer, professional liability, employment practices, intellectual property, and “specialty” insurance policies and programs. Mr. Elstein has successfully tried several bad faith cases to verdict on behalf of insurers in both state and federal courts.

Mr. Elstein also represents corporate clients in complex business cases including class actions, trade secrets disputes, securities, corporate governance, business torts, unfair competition, antitrust, and government contracts disputes.

Admissions

California

Memberships

Orange County Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
San Diego County Bar Association
California Bar Association, Litigation, Antitrust, and Unfair Competition Sections
American Bar Association, Antitrust Section

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