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Tyler Gerking Elected Fellow of the American College of Coverage Counsel

February 5, 2019 Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, February 5, 2019: Farella Braun + Martel LLP congratulates Partner Tyler C. Gerking on his induction as a Fellow into the prestigious American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC).

Chair of Farella's Insurance Recovery Group, Gerking represents corporate policyholders in complex, high-stakes insurance matters, where he helps clients negotiate favorable terms in the insurance policies they are purchasing, shepherds insurance claims through the claim processes to maximize policy benefits and pursues breach of contract and bad faith claims against insurance companies in litigation, arbitration and mediation settings.

Gerking is named in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Insurance Law and is ranked by Chambers USA in California in the Insurance Policyholder practice area. He is recognized in Benchmark Litigation as a Future Star  He is a board member of the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence and is an executive committee member of the Berkeley Law Alumni Association. Gerking earned his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (2002).

Established in 2012, the ACCC is composed of preeminent coverage counsel in the United States and Canada, representing the interests of both insurers and policyholders. The College is focused on the creative, ethical and efficient adjudication of insurance coverage and extracontractual disputes, peer-provided scholarship, law student outreach and the improvement of the relationship between and among its diverse members.

Farella Braun + Martel is a leading Northern California law firm representing corporate and private clients in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Clients seek our imaginative legal solutions and the dynamism and intellectual creativity of our lawyers. We are headquartered in San Francisco and maintain an office in the Napa Valley that is focused on the wine industry.


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Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433 / [email protected]
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