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Elizabeth B. Vanalek

Associate

(213) 576-5004
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Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071


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


Orange County
2211 Michelson Drive
Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612


Education

J.D., Golden Gate University School of Law, 1999

  • American Jurisprudence Award for Corporate Law
  • Moot Court Team

M.B.A., Golden Gate University School of Business, 1999

B.A., Political Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1995

Ms. Vanalek is an associate at Gordon & Rees and has experience covering a wide range of insurance and business related matters. She also has experience in certain employment matters. Ms. Vanalek is a member of the firm's Insurance practice group.

The focus of Ms. Vanalek’s insurance practice is on the legal and procedural issues facing insurance companies in the areas of liability, property, and “bad faith” claims with regard to both first and third party claims. She also has extensive experience defending insurance companies and disability plans with regard to ERISA disability matters. Substantive areas of her practice include environmental, professional liability (insurance agents), directors and officers, mold, ERISA disability, insurance liquidation, workers compensation, and a wide-range of commercial disputes.

Ms. Vanalek’s business related experience includes contract and shareholder disputes, unfair competition and related claims under California Business and Professions Code sections 17200 and 17500, litigation under the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act and the California Rosenthal Debt Collection Practices Act, and product liability matters.

Admissions

California
United States District Courts, California

Memberships

California State Bar

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Contact

(213) 576-5004

evanalek@grsm.com


Offices

Los Angeles

San Diego

Orange County

Education

J.D., Golden Gate University School of Law, 1999

  • American Jurisprudence Award for Corporate Law
  • Moot Court Team

M.B.A., Golden Gate University School of Business, 1999

B.A., Political Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1995

Elizabeth B. Vanalek

Associate

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Biography

Ms. Vanalek is an associate at Gordon & Rees and has experience covering a wide range of insurance and business related matters. She also has experience in certain employment matters. Ms. Vanalek is a member of the firm's Insurance practice group.

The focus of Ms. Vanalek’s insurance practice is on the legal and procedural issues facing insurance companies in the areas of liability, property, and “bad faith” claims with regard to both first and third party claims. She also has extensive experience defending insurance companies and disability plans with regard to ERISA disability matters. Substantive areas of her practice include environmental, professional liability (insurance agents), directors and officers, mold, ERISA disability, insurance liquidation, workers compensation, and a wide-range of commercial disputes.

Ms. Vanalek’s business related experience includes contract and shareholder disputes, unfair competition and related claims under California Business and Professions Code sections 17200 and 17500, litigation under the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act and the California Rosenthal Debt Collection Practices Act, and product liability matters.

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Admissions

California
United States District Courts, California

Memberships

California State Bar

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