Attorney Profiles

Dean A. Pappas


Partner — Redwood City


Dean A. Pappas provides assistance and representation regarding property and liability insurance coverage issues and disputes. He has provided written confidential coverage analysis to our clients regarding many hundreds of insurance claims over more than 30 years.  His services include direct communications on behalf of clients regarding insurance coverage disputes that are carefully reasoned, straightforward and focused on reaching a fair dispute resolution.  His services also include representation in litigation, arbitration, appraisals and mediation arising out of insurance coverage disputes.

Mr. Pappas also provides assistance to business owners and other lawyers in the evaluation of insurance issues before disputes arise.  These services include assistance in drafting insurance and indemnity provisions in contracts and the review of insurance policies before losses occur to identify potential losses that are not adequately addressed in a business’ insurance program.

Mr. Pappas is a partner in the Redwood City office of the firm.  He serves as an update author for the California Continuing Education of the Bar treatises - California Liability Insurance Practice: Claims and Litigation and California Property Insurance Law and Litigation.  Recognition of his skills and expertise by his peers has resulted in his being included in the list of Super Lawyers in the area of insurance coverage by Northern California Super Lawyers® magazine and his earning the highest Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings for legal ability and ethical standards. He is admitted to practice in California.

Mr. Pappas also enjoys speaking at programs for attorneys, insurance professionals, business owners and others regarding insurance coverage and claims.  He may be contacted directly by phone or email to discuss your insurance coverage issues or to begin arrangements for an education program at your office.