KDV Press Release: Christine Magarian Joins Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck as Insurance Coverage Partner in Los Angeles Office
(August 8, 2018, Los Angeles, CA) — Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP (KDV) is pleased to announce that Christine Magarian has joined the firm as an insurance coverage partner in its Los Angeles Office. The KDV Los Angeles office has grown more than 60 percent in two years with 22 lawyers currently in Los Angeles. Nationwide, the firm now has more than 45 attorneys in its insurance coverage and litigation practice group and more than 40 attorneys in its national professional liability practice group.
Magarian has 20 years of experience in complex insurance coverage, tort, and construction defect and business litigation. She has litigated toxic and environmental tort coverage actions and defense matters and handles construction defect, premises liability and professional liability coverage cases as well. She has also litigated complex business and general litigation cases. Magarian’s professional liability practice at KDV will focus on coverage litigation and coverage advice involving E&O and D&O matters.
Prior to joining Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, Magarian was a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP.
“Christine will greatly enhance the profile of our insurance coverage practice in Los Angeles where she is well-known and has a stellar reputation,” said Andrew J. Waxler, co-managing partner of the Los Angeles office and co-chair of the insurance coverage and litigation practice group. “Her commercial general liability and professional liability coverage experience complements our growing practices. Our goal is to keep expanding the office in insurance coverage, professional liability and employment practices liability.”
“KDV and I have shared clients over the years and I was always very impressed by KDV’s work ethic, experience and great reputation,” said Magarian. “I am a strong believer in cultivating relationships with my clients and am excited about expanding business with my current clients and working with Andy and my new colleagues to enhance the profile of the Los Angeles office.”
Magarian earned her B.A. from the University of California Los Angeles and her J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law.