Jimmy Tabb is counsel in the San Diego office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department.

For more than 20 years, Mr. Tabb has represented policyholders in insurance coverage actions involving a wide range of environmental, property, casualty, investment, and professional liability matters.

Mr. Tabb has extensive experience in state and federal courts and has secured recoveries for clients under virtually every type of insurance available, including comprehensive general liability, directors and officers liability, errors and omissions, builders risk, property, and environmental impairment policies.

Mr. Tabb has performed insurance recovery work for a wide array of companies, including Montrose Chemical Corporation, Fluor Corporation, Encompass Health,* Zogenix, Inc., L.A. Terminals, Inc., and Kunde Enterprises, Inc.

Mr. Tabb also has deep experience in other types of business disputes, including antitrust, bustiness torts, consumer class actions, and securities class actions. He is designated as a Super Lawyer in Business Litigation by his peers.

Mr. Tabb is an active member of the legal community and the community at large, including serving on the Board of Directors of STAR/PAL United For Youth (current member and immediate past Chair), serving as a Barrister in the Welsh Inn of Court, and performing pro bono asylum work for Casa Cornelia Law Center (where he also served on its Board and helped found its Inn of Court). A prior firm named Mr. Tabb its national Pro Bono Partner of the Year. And in 2018, the San Diego County Bar Association honored Mr. Tabb with its prestigious Community Service Award.

Before beginning his career in private practice, Mr. Tabb clerked for Judge William T. Moore, Jr. in the US District Court, Southern District of Georgia.

*Matters handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of Georgia School of Law, 1997
    magna cum laude
  • BA, Oglethorpe University, 1993
    cum laude