Sharon A. HuertaShareholder

Summary

Sharon A. Huerta is a shareholder with Sullivan Hill and a member of the Construction and Insurance practice group. Ms. Huerta practices in all aspects of litigation, emphasizing in insurance coverage litigation and evaluation, bad faith, and developer representation.

In addition, Ms. Huerta has significant experience in appellate writing and was primarily responsible for drafting briefs in numerous successful published and unpublished opinions, including Pardee Construction Co. v. Ins. Co. of the West (2000) 77 Cal.App.4th 1340, Emerald Bay Community Assn. v. Golden Eagle Ins. Corp. (2005) 130 Cal.App.4th 1078, and Pulte Home Corp. v. American Safety Indem. Co. (2017) 14 Cal.App.5th 1086.

Ms. Huerta is a native of San Diego, and has practiced in San Diego for over 20 years. She attended and graduated magna cum laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 1996, where she received numerous scholarships and achievement awards. Ms. Huerta was also selected by her peers for inclusion in the 28th and 29th edition of Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Insurance Law.

Education:

  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, J.D. magna cum laude, 1996

Expertise

Published Opinions:

  • Pardee Construction Co. v. Ins. Co. of the West (2000) 77 Cal.App.4th 1340.
  • Emerald Bay Community Assn. v. Golden Eagle Ins. Corp. (2005) 130 Cal.App.4th 1078.
  • Pulte Home Corp. v. American Safety Indem. Co. (2017) 14 Cal.App.5th 1086.

Affiliations

Ms. Huerta is currently serving as the Chair of the Insurance Law Committee of the California Lawyers Association’s Business Law Section and is also serving as the Vice Chair of the Insurance & Bad Faith Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association.  Ms. Huerta also serves on the Membership Committee of the Building Industry Association of San Diego, is a member of the San Diego Defense Lawyers, and is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.

News

Shareholder Sharon Huerta Appointed to Chair of the Insurance Law Committee of the CLA Business Law Section

Sullivan Hill Attorneys Selected For Best Lawyers in America© and Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch

Sharon Huerta to Present at the CLA 2022 Annual Meeting

Sullivan Hill Attorneys Attend 2022 West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar

Sharon Huerta to be a Panelist for SDCBA's "Insurance Law- 2021 Year in Review" CLE Program

Sullivan Hill Attorneys Selected For Best Lawyers in America© and Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch

Four Sullivan Hill Attorneys Recognized as "Women of Influence: 50 Over 50 2021" by the San Diego Business Journal

Sharon Huerta to Present at CLA's 2021 Business Law Section Insurance Law Symposium

Sharon Huerta to Introduce SDCBA's 2020 Insurance Law Update Live Webinar

Shareholder Sharon Huerta to Be a Panelist for SDCBA's Live Webinar on Covid-related Business Interruption Insurance Claims

Shareholder Sharon Huerta to Serve Consecutive Terms on the Boards of the Insurance Law Groups for Both SDCBA and CLA

Shareholder Sharon Huerta to be a Panelist at the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting of the CLA

Shareholder Sharon Huerta and Attorney Rebecca O'Grady Published by the Insurance/Bad Faith Section of the SDCBA

Shareholder Sharon Huerta to Speak at the Educational Seminar on "Insurance and Risk Avoidance" at the BIA

Shareholder Sharon Huerta to Serve as Chair of the Insurance/Bad Faith Law Section of the SDCBA

Shareholder Sharon Huerta Appointed to California Lawyers Association’s Insurance Law Committee