Shareholder Timothy C. Earl is named a finalist for the Leaders in Law award under the litigation category by the San Diego Business Journal. The finalists represent the most notable in-house general counsel and lawyers throughout San Diego. The Leaders in Law awards recognize top legal professionals’ contributions to company growth, leadership and community involvement throughout the San Diego area.
Mr. Earl is the Chair of Sullivan Hill’s Construction and Insurance Practice Group. He is an experienced litigation attorney practicing primarily in the areas of insurance coverage litigation, construction litigation, and business litigation. Mr. Earl has tried insurance coverage and construction law matters to verdict, including obtaining a defense verdict in San Jose Superior Court in May of 2019 in an insurance coverage/bad faith case. Mr. Earl has also handled appeals, including in the seminal Court of Appeal decision in Centex Golden Con Co. v. Dale Tile Co., 78 Cal. App. 992 (2000) which determined that a contractual indemnitor owed a defense obligation to a contractual indemnitee in a construction subcontract even though the indemnitor was not at fault. Mr. Earl frequently speaks at seminars, and participates in panels, on insurance coverage and construction law issues for bar associations and at conferences.
About Sullivan Hill:
Sullivan Hill has provided efficient, aggressive, and responsive legal representation for more than 50 years. The firm provides full service representation to clients in a variety of industries with an emphasis in insolvency, construction disputes, insurance coverage, real estate, business disputes, civil litigation, and transactional work. The firm has offices in San Diego and Las Vegas.