Martin E. Rosen

Martin E. Rosen is a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He represents insurers and other large corporations in sophisticated litigation matters in both state and federal court. Mr. Rosen’s expertise is in the area of insurance bad faith litigation, with extensive experience in the areas of disability, life and health bad faith law, long term care, ERISA litigation issues, annuity suitability and related issues, insurance agency law, class action law, unfair trade practice litigation and financial institution and general business litigation. Mr. Rosen practices at both the trial and appellate levels.

Mr. Rosen also often serves as a speaker at national conferences concerning insurance bad faith litigation, and frequently advises insurers on means of minimizing their exposure to bad faith litigation. He is the chair of the Definitive Disability Conference (next conference: October 22-23, 2015 | Boston, MA). He also serves in the local community as a Judge Pro Tem.


  • University of California, Los Angeles, J.D. 1982
  • University of California, Los Angeles, M.B.A., 1982
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa; summa cum laude,1978

Articles & Publications

  • Privately publishes the Bad Faith Update, a bi-monthly newsletter advising insurers on important developments in the area of bad faith law (1995-2005)
  • A Defense Primer, Chapter 30 of Shernoff, Insurance Bad Faith Litigation (LexisNexis 2005)
  • Whose Book is it Anyway? Insurance Journal (1992)
  • Pilot Life's Dramatic Impact ,10 Los Angeles Lawyer 37 (Oct. 1987)
  • Insolvency of Insurers, California Insurance Law & Practice, Matthew Bender (1986)

Notable Decisions and Reported Opinions

Professional Memberships

  • The State Bar of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Claim Association
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