Mr. Hellenkamp is a member of the firm's Insurance Law, Commercial Law, Appellate and Commercial Law practice groups. The primary focus of his practice is insurance coverage and bad faith litigation and the representation of corporations and professionals in business litigation. Mr. Hellenkamp's experience includes successful civil jury trials, arbitrations and mediations, and argument at both the trial and appellate levels. His legal writing and analysis is an integral part of his practice and service to clients.
Insurance: Mr. Hellenkamp has over 20 years of experience representing property and liability insurers in state and federal courts in coverage and bad faith matters arising from underlying construction, professional liability, business tort, pollution and asbestos, property damage and automobile and personal injury claims. He has authored coverage opinions and advised insurers on a wide variety of insurance, claims handling and underwriting issues.
Appellate: Mr. Hellenkamp has authored successful appellate briefs and writs on several important issues including insurance coverage and insurance agent misrepresentation, architectural and legal malpractice, the economic loss rule, the peculiar risk doctrine and limitation of liability clauses. He has successfully argued many cases in the California Courts of Appeal.
Business Litigation: Mr. Hellenkamp has prosecuted and defended large scale disputes involving copyright, including architectural copyright, contract, trademark, unfair competition, bootlegging and other issues.
Practices & Industries: Insurance Coverage | Appellate Advocacy | Copyright & Trademark