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Susan J. Welde Attorney at Law
Los Angeles Office
213.623.6336 fax
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Bar Admissions

  • California, 1999


  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (J.D., Moot Court Honors Program, 1999)
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California (B.A., cum laude, 1995)

Susan J. Welde

Susan J. Welde is a Partner in the firm's Los Angeles office where she is a member of the firm’s Insurance Law, and Cyber & Privacy Law practice groups.  Ms. Welde has substantial experience in insurance matters, including representing insurers in insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, providing insurers with coverage advice, serving as monitoring counsel, and litigating subrogation claims.  Ms. Welde is also experienced in a wide variety of commercial and business litigation matters, including contract disputes, creditor's rights, mortgage litigation and class action matters in the anti-trust, insurance and products liability arenas.

Ms. Welde’s insurance practice includes advising primary and excess insurers in the domestic and London markets on coverage and claims handling issues arising out of first and third-party claims, across a broad range of losses (including transportation/admiralty, aviation, construction defect, labor and employment, cyber insurance, first party property, product liability, D&O/E&O, habitability and intellectual property rights).  She also has vast experience in advising as to the handling of claims under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and has presented frequently on this topic.

Ms. Welde's trial experience encompasses law and motion matters, discovery, trial preparation and trial. She also has extensive mediation experience, serving clients both as a coverage attorney and as defense counsel.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • WSIA Member
  • National Trucking and Heavy Equipment Claims Counsel
  • USLAW - Insurance Law Group
  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association