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Dennis G. Rolstad
Partner

San Francisco, California
tel: 415.781.7900
fax: 415.781.2635

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Dennis G. Rolstad concentrates his practice in business and insurance litigation, trials and counseling, including particularly construction coverage and bad faith, construction defect litigation, fiduciary duty litigation, ERISA, and healthcare matters.  For more than twenty years, Mr. Rolstad has represented, counseled, and defended insurers, fiduciaries, and their policyholders before state and federal courts in California, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, and Alaska, and consults on cases throughout the country.  Mr. Rolstad also litigates class actions and other complex litigation, and has particular focus on OCIPs and wrap policies.  He has successfully argued multiples times before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and other appellate courts.  In addition to his trial and litigation work, Mr. Rolstad is a proponent of Alternative Dispute Resolution and is adept at creatively resolving matters of all sizes.   

Areas of Concentration

Insurance; Construction Coverage; Construction Litigation; Business Litigation and Trials; ERISA; Employee Benefits; Life, Health and Disability Insurance; Managed Care and Healthcare Defense; Alternative Dispute Resolution

Admissions

California; 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. District Court (C.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (N.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (S.D. Cal.)

Education

J.D. (1990) University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
B.A. (1987) Stanford University