Vincent J. Davitt

Partner

Email: vdavitt@mdjalaw.com
Direct: (213) 225-6002
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Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1987, Dean's List
  • B.S., Accounting, University of Santa Clara, 1983, with Honors

Professional Experience

Vincent Davitt focuses his practice on litigation, with an emphasis on insurance, reinsurance, commercial and real property disputes. He has represented insurers and reinsurers for over twenty-five years in a wide range of disputes in state and federal court, and in arbitrations. His representation of insurers encompasses disputes involving title, general liability, professional liability, personal lines, property and other types of coverage. He has represented insurers and reinsurers in a wide variety of matters involving facultative and treaty reinsurance. He has also represented clients in a broad range of commercial and real property disputes. He has extensive trial and appellate experience. From 2005-2012, Los Angeles magazine has named Mr. Davitt one of Southern California’s Super Lawyers.

Other Professional Activities

  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Board of Directors
  • American Conference Institute, 11th National Advanced Forum on Bad Faith and Punitive Damages (San Francisco, California, 2005), Featured Speaker, “Discovery In Bad Faith Cases: The Insurer Defendant’s Perspective”
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Advanced Trial Advocacy Program
  • Los Angeles City Attorney's Office, Trial Attorney Project, Deputy City Attorney
  • California Appellate Project, Appellate Attorney

Prior Professional Experience

  • Murphy Rosen Meylan & Davitt, LLP, Partner (2009-2012)
  • Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP / LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae, LLP, Los Angeles, California, Partner
  • Insurance/Reinsurance Litigation Department (1996-2009), Associate (1989-1996)
  • Bryan Cave, LLP, Los Angeles, California (1987-1989)
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