[ Community Involvement ]
Member of the Advisory Board of the Green Burial Council, a national non-profit organization devoted to encouraging environmentally sustainable deathcare practices
[ Associations ]
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
- Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member
- American Association for Justice, Member
Santa Monica, California -
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PARTNER MARK T. QUIGLEY, A NATIONALLY RESPECTED TRIAL ATTORNEY, is well known for litigating cases against insurance companies for bad faith denial of disability benefits and has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of doctors, lawyers and other business professionals. Mark has extensive experience successfully challenging UnumProvident, the insurance company that has gained much publicity for its denial of benefits to professionals suffering from various disabilities. His other significant success in the area of insurance bad faith include a $6.75 million settlement in Doe Individual v. Doe Insurance Co., a $3 million settlement in Doe Individual v. Doe Insurance Co. and a $2.9 million settlement in Doe Individual v. Doe Insurance Co.
In addition to representing plaintiffs in insurance bad faith, Mark also handles matters involving wrongful death, employment discrimination, legal malpractice, wrongful termination and intellectual property.
In the special area of Lottery Ticket fraud cases, Mark has succeeded at conducting the thorough investigations these cases require and in bringing his clients' cases to trial and to a successful result. He has obtained substantial jury verdicts, including a $7.982 million verdict in Farraj v. Circle K Store and a $12 million verdict in Chae v. Kim.
Mark has been responsible for winning a long list of seven-figure verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. In the area of employment discrimination, he obtained a $3 million verdict in Kaufman v. Summit Health Ltd. and a $1 million verdict in Perry v. Hewlett Packard. In the area of premises liability, he obtained a $4.1 million verdict in Valdivia v. St. Jude's Academy and a $1.854 million verdict in Williams vs. Mervyn's. In personal injury cases, he obtained a $10.7 million settlement in Doe Individual v. Doe Corporation, a $7.8 million settlement in Doe Individual v. Doe Individual; and a $9.6 million settlement in Doe Individual v. Doe Law Firm. In 2004, Law & Politics published its inaugural issue of Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine/Los Angeles Magazine, which lists the top five-percent of lawyers practicing in Los Angeles and Orange Counties as nominated and voted upon by their peers. Mark enjoys the distinction of being named a "Super Lawyer" from 2004-2012. He was also named one of the Best Lawyers in America by Woodward/White, Inc. based on a survey of his peers.
His sustaining professional organization memberships include the Consumer Attorneys of California, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and American Association for Justice.
Mark holds a B.A. in criminal justice and a B.A. in political science from Kings College (1976). He earned his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law (1985). His published cases include San Diego Trolley v. Superior Court (2001) 87 Cal. App. 4th 1083.
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
- U.S. District Court Northern District of California
- Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
- J.D. - 1985
- Kings College
- B.A. - 1976
- Major: Criminal Justice
- Major: Political Science
- Kaufman v. Summit Health Ltd.
- Perry v. Hewlett Packard
- Valdivia v. St. Jude's Academy
- Williams vs. Mervyn's
- Doe Individual v. Doe Corporation
- Doe Individual v. Doe Individual
- Doe Individual v. Doe Law Firm
- San Diego Trolley v. Superior Court, 87 Cal. App. 4th 1083 (2001)
- Irvine v. Regents of the State of Calif., 149 Cal app 4th 994 (2007)
Honors and Awards
- Best Lawyers in America , 2010 - 2011
- Southern California Super Lawyers , 2004 - 2012
- One of the Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc.