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Natalie Vu


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  • University of San Francisco School of Law (J.D., 2010)
  • Santa Clara University (B.S., 2007)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Central Districts of California

Natalie Vu

Practice Experience

  • Represents insurers in insurance coverage and insurance litigation, including declaratory relief, contribution, subrogation, reimbursement, rescission, and bad faith actions
  • Counsels insurers regarding obligations under a variety of first-party and third-party primary and excess insurance policies including professional liability, employment practices liability, general liability, auto liability, directors and officers liability, life and health, property, and construction defect
  • Interprets and applies insurance regulations, including the California Fair Claims Settlement Practices Act
  • Investigates fraud and misrepresentations in insurance procurement and benefits
  • Advises insurers on retention of defense counsel and independent counsel
  • Represents accountants, insurance brokers, and miscellaneous professionals in professional negligence, breach of contract, misrepresentation, and fraud claims
  • Extensive experience in mediation and settlement negotiations related to professional liability claims and litigation including complex insurance coverage issues
  • Experience includes direct handling and resolution of professional liability and employment practices claims for national insurance company

Advice & Counsel

  • Counsels insurers on insurance coverage issues, claims handling practices, and claims and underwriting risk management including preparation of coverage opinions and reservations of rights
  • Advises professional firms in evaluation of risk management issues and implementation of loss control techniques to avoid or mitigate claims


  • Represents insurers in all phases of litigation, including appeal

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • Claims Litigation Management Alliance
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society
  • Member of Harmonie Group