Mitchell C. Tilner
Renowned for his proficiency in analyzing legal issues and handling complex, high-stakes appeals involving insurance coverage and bad faith, Mitch Tilner has briefed or supervised the briefing in more than 350 appeals and writ proceedings and has argued more than 90 appeals and writ proceedings in the state and federal appellate courts. He also consults with trial firms and other appellate firms on appellate strategy and briefing. In addition to insurance appeals, he has handled appeals for private entities and public agencies in the areas of business and contract disputes, employment law, water law, eminent domain, entertainment law, and punitive damages.
Mitch is a partner at the firm, where he has been practicing since 1988. He has been a California State Bar Certified Appellate Specialist for more than 20 years.
Mitch frequently presents seminars to clients and professional groups on the appellate process, legal writing, and related subjects. He was an Adjunct Professor at Loyola Law School of Los Angeles and a Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the National Law Center, George Washington University. Mitch began his professional career as an associate in the litigation department of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.