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Steven B. Bitter

Partner

(213) 334-7225
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Practices

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


San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101


San Francisco
275 Battery Street
Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94111


Orange County
2211 Michelson Drive
Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612


Denver
555 Seventeenth St.
Suite 3400
Denver, CO 80202


Education

J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 1991

B.A., Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 1988

  • Member, Golden Key National Honor Society

Honors

Best Lawyers in the Bay Area, Insurance, Bay Area Lawyer (2005)

Super Lawyers® distinction in the field of Insurance Coverage (2013-2016, Law & Politics)

A partner at Gordon & Rees since 1998, Steven B. Bitter is a member of the firm's Insurance Practice Group and is the co-head of the Insurance Practice Group in the firm’s San Diego office.  Mr. Bitter specializes in advice to and litigation on behalf of insurers.

The focus of Mr. Bitter's practice is handling complex insurance coverage and bad faith litigation on behalf of insurers.  His experience is broad based and ranges from handling all aspects of property and casualty coverage litigation, including related bad faith litigation, to professional liability (D&O, E&O, and EPLI).  Mr. Bitter has trial, appellate, mediation and arbitration experience in both state and federal court in a variety of coverage areas including environmental, construction, professional liability, and first party property.

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Bitter was a litigator in the legal department of a public utility company in San Diego, California.   

Admissions

California
United States District Courts, California
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

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Contact

(213) 334-7225

sbitter@gordonrees.com


Offices

Los Angeles

San Diego

San Francisco

Orange County

Denver

Education

J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 1991

B.A., Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 1988

  • Member, Golden Key National Honor Society

Honors

Best Lawyers in the Bay Area, Insurance, Bay Area Lawyer (2005)

Super Lawyers® distinction in the field of Insurance Coverage (2013-2016, Law & Politics)

Steven B. Bitter

Partner

Practices

Biography

A partner at Gordon & Rees since 1998, Steven B. Bitter is a member of the firm's Insurance Practice Group and is the co-head of the Insurance Practice Group in the firm’s San Diego office.  Mr. Bitter specializes in advice to and litigation on behalf of insurers.

The focus of Mr. Bitter's practice is handling complex insurance coverage and bad faith litigation on behalf of insurers.  His experience is broad based and ranges from handling all aspects of property and casualty coverage litigation, including related bad faith litigation, to professional liability (D&O, E&O, and EPLI).  Mr. Bitter has trial, appellate, mediation and arbitration experience in both state and federal court in a variety of coverage areas including environmental, construction, professional liability, and first party property.

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Bitter was a litigator in the legal department of a public utility company in San Diego, California.   

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Admissions

California
United States District Courts, California
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

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