Andrea M. Gauthier
Clients rely on Andrea Gauthier’s instincts regarding a wide range of substantive law issues, including insurance bad faith and products liability. She has argued before the California Supreme Court and has filed Supreme Court briefs resulting in successful outcomes, including an opinion confirming federal preemption of state tort theories (Carrillo v. ACF Industries, Inc. (1999) 20 Cal.4th 1158) and an opinion overturning a $28 million bad faith punitive damages verdict against a surety (Cates Construction, Inc. v. Talbot Partners (1999) 21 Cal.4th 28).
Andrea Gauthier has focused her practice on appellate litigation at Horvitz & Levy since she joined the firm in 1994. Prior to joining the firm, Andrea was a Litigation Associate with Munger, Tolles & Olson and held a judicial clerkship with the Honorable A. Wallace Tashima of the United States District Court, Central District of California..