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R. Jeff Carlisle
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Los Angeles Attorney
R. Jeff Carlisle

Phone: 213.624.8700


Languages: English

Mr. Jeff Carlisle has focused his practice on the resolution of insurance coverage disputes through consultation, mediation, arbitration and/or litigation. He served as lead trial attorney for a major US insurer in the Asbestos Insurance Coverage Cases before Judge Brown in San Francisco and has evaluated coverage for insurers involving hundreds of policies issued to various types of mass tort defendants including asbestos, mold, breast implants, environmental pollution and DBCP. In recent years, Mr. Carlisle has developed an additional expertise in consulting regarding various types of medical professional insurance claims.

When not working, Mr. Carlisle can be found working out (meaning playing basketball), following any number of sports including his daughter’s college basketball team, hiking through the California coastal mountains with his wife Melinda, or enjoying time with his growing family including his two sons and their wives, his daughter and his grandchildren.

Position At L&W:

  • Shareholder

Practice Areas:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bad Faith
  • Comprehensive General Liability Coverage
  • Construction Defect
  • Public Entities
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Healthcare Malpractice



  • Juris Doctor
  • University of Southern California
  • 1977


  • University of California, Berkeley
  • 1973

Bar Affiliations:

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Professional Affiliations:

  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • American Bar Association- TIPS


  • Los Angeles area’s “Best Lawyers – Insurance Law”, 2006 to present

Professional Activities:

  • Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Joint Association Settlement Officer
  • AAA Arbitrator

Contact This Firm

Lynberg & Watkins, APC

1150 South Olive Street
Eighteenth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015
United States

Law Firm Contact: Trevor Resurreccion

Tel: 213.624.8700

Fax: 213.892.2763



Member Since: 2019

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