Jeff Carlisle


University of California, San Diego, 1969 to 1971
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of California at Berkeley, 1973
Juris Doctor, University of Southern California, 1977

Professional Affiliations

Supreme Court of the State of California, 1977
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Central, Southern and Northern Districts of California
American Bar Association, Insurance Section
International Association of Defense Counsel
Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Defense Research Institute, Arbitration Panel
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Joint Association Settlement Officer Program

Professional Experience

1978 - 1979, Associate, Darling Hall, Rae & Gute (specializing in corporate litigation, energy law, antitrust, major case organization and business)
1980 - 1983, Associate, Lynberg & Watkins
1983 - Present, Member, Lynberg & Watkins

Practice Areas

Toxic and environmental insurance coverage litigation and disputes including all phases of trial, discovery and negotiation. Resolution of disputes through the bankruptcy process


Asbestos Bankruptcies
Asbestos Coverage Issues

Other Professional Activities

Attendee, Mediating the Litigated Case, Pepperdine University
Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution Named 2006 thru 2012 as one of Los Angeles Area's Best Lawyers - Insurance Law, by "Best Lawyers in America."