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Scott Murch is an attorney in the firm’s Los Angeles office, focusing on professional liability and insurance coverage matters. He defends professionals sued for malpractice with an emphasis on representing attorneys and insurance agents and brokers. Mr. Murch has both defended HOAs in litigated and non-litigated matters and he has provided coverage advice to insurers which issue D&O policies to associations.

Mr. Murch also works with insurance carriers on a wide variety of matters under both occurrence and claims-made policies, ranging from drafting manuscript endorsements and rendering coverage advice to prosecuting declaratory relief and rescission actions and defending bad faith cases.


  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • Sixth Circuit
    • Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Central District of California
    • Eastern District of California
    • Southern District of California
    • Northern District of California
    • Eastern District of Wisconsin


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law – J.D. 1994
    • cum laude
  • University of California, San Diego – B.A. 1990

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

Representative Matters


  • Pacific Civil Constructors, Inc. v. Western Heritage Ins. Co. (Cal.App. 2011) 2011 WL 211267
  • Billings v. Ofseyer (Cal.App. 2010) 2010 WL 2565279
  • Ramirez v. Infinity Ins. Co. (Cal.App. 2008) 2008 WL 542836
  • American Economy Ins. Co. v. Herrera (S.D. Cal. 2007) 2007 WL 2696716
  • Safeco Ins. Co. v. Parks (2004) 122 Cal.App.4th 779
  • AAA1 RV Center, Inc. v. Nova Information Systems, Inc. (Cal.App. 2004) 2004 WL 2809898
  • Safeco Ins. Co. v. Robert S. (2001) 26 Cal.4th 758
  • Medtronic, Inc. v. Roadway Express, Inc. (C.D. Cal. 1999) 1999 WL 33456982


  • AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Super Lawyers Martindale Hubbel AV Preeminent Law 360