Jeffrey S. Raskin

Jeffrey S. Raskin is a partner and head of Morgan Lewis's Insurance Recovery Practice in the San Francisco Office. Mr. Raskin has represented and advised clients involved in litigation, arbitration, and mediation in matters related to insurance coverage, environmental disputes, intellectual property disputes, commercial disputes, and real estate disputes. Mr. Raskin has handled insurance matters seeking recovery for catastrophic losses in securities, environmental, asbestos, silica, toxic tort, product liability, intellectual property, and employment practices cases. He has handled first-party claims for loss covered by physical damage and business interruption policies, title policies, and fidelity and crime policies. Mr. Raskin also advises corporate insureds regularly on matters in connection with the procurement of insurance by auditing insurance assets, structuring commercial insurance programs, identifying potential legal issues, and advising in the negotiations for more favorable policies terms.

Mr. Raskin's clients include companies involved in the energy, chemical, entertainment, manufacturing, retail, banking, and financial services sectors. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis in 2003, Mr. Raskin was a partner at Zevnik Horton LLP.

Mr. Raskin has published articles on a variety of topics, including the application of insurance policy limits to asbestos "operations" claims; the historical application of the "products hazard" and "completed operations hazard" in liability insurance policies; the number of "occurrences" under liability insurance policies; the application of self-insured retentions under liability insurance policies; the application of the words "suit" and "action" as used in liability insurance policies; the "insured v. insured" exclusion; the recovery of pretender expense in insurance coverage litigation; the prosecution of insurance coverage actions against umbrella and excess insurance companies; the use of antisuit injunctions in multistate, multiparty insurance coverage actions; and the discovery of electronic mail messages in civil litigation. Mr. Raskin is ranked by Chambers and Partners and has been selected as a Northern California Super Lawyer.

Mr. Raskin is admitted to practice in California, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Central Districts of California.


Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Insurance Recovery, 3) Life Sciences and 4) Life Sciences and Healthcare
Law School Santa Clara University School of Law
Education University of California, Los Angeles, 1987, B.A.
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of California
Most recent firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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