Latham’s success leading the joint defense effort that secured the complete dismissal, with prejudice, of all claims against our client BMW and several other German automakers in the so-called “Circle of Five” emissions conspiracy litigation was chosen among the Top Defense Verdicts of 2020.
Brook Roberts is the former Managing Partner of the firm’s San Diego office. He previously served as a Global Co-Chair of the Insurance Counseling & Recovery Practice. Mr. Roberts advises clients on complex insurance coverage and bad faith disputes, involving a wide range of environmental, property, casualty, investment, and professional liability matters.
Mr. Roberts has represented a host of Fortune 500 companies in a variety of complex business litigation matters in federal and state courts, and before domestic and international arbitration panels.
He has extensive experience securing coverage for policyholders under virtually every type of insurance available, including:
- Business interruption claims
- Comprehensive general liability
- Directors and officers (D&O) liability
- Errors & omissions coverage
- Environmental impairment liability
- Intellectual property and theft
- Builders risk
- Property and casualty policies
- Political risk
Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Mr. Roberts served as law clerk to Judge Barry G. Silverman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.