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Graham Van Leuven


Mr. Van Leuven joined the Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Practice Group of McCormick Barstow in 2015.  He primarily represents insurers and risk financing entities in regards to insurance coverage and litigation.

Graham Van Leuven

Mr. Van Leuven concentrates on analysis and interpretation of insurance policies and risk sharing agreements with regard to coverage for first and third-party claims. He has experience litigating insurance coverage issues involving various types of insurance policies, including GL, E&O, and Cyber policies. Graham also litigated an appellate issue of first impression establishing protections for online privacy rights in California.

Mr. Van Leuven is admitted to practice before all California State Courts, the United States District Courts for the Central, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Juris Doctor, 2012 
The George Washington University
Faculty Appointments Committee – Student Chair
Moot Court Board
Mock Trial Board
Merit Scholarship Recipient
2012 UCLA Cyber Crimes Moot Court Competition – Champion, Best Oralist, Best Brief

Bachelor of Arts, English and Political Science, 2006
University of California, Berkeley

Concentrating in Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith.

Mr. Van Leuven is a member of the State Bar of California, the Association of Defense Counsel, the Fresno County Bar Association, and Fresno County Young Lawyers Association.

Community Involvement

Mr. Van Leuven is a board member of the Cal Alumni Club of Fresno for alumni of the University of California, Berkeley in the Central Valley.

Honors and Awards

Mr. Van Leuven has been selected for inclusion in the Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2017-2020, 2022-2023).

Publications and Lectures

The ABCs of Cyber – Assessing Vulnerabilities, balanced Responses and Coverage Pitfalls, Annual PARMA Conference, Anaheim, CA, February 12, 2019.

“Future Medicals for Medicare Beneficiaries: The Liability Case” Association of Defense Counsel Comment Magazine.  Volume 31, No. 3, Fall 2016.

Business and Legal Solutions for Cyber Risks, Small Business University, Fresno Chamber of Commerce, Fresno, CA, October 2016.

Medicare Secondary Payer Issues For Liability Insurance, seminar, Oregon Mutual Insurance, McMinnville, OR, August 2016.

WHAT ABOUT MSP: Settling Liability Cases Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act” Association of Defense Counsel Comment Magazine.  Volume 31, No. 2, Summer 2016.

Special Investigation Unit Regulations, California Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters, Annual Education Series, Fresno, CA, June 2016.

Special Investigation Unit Regulations, California Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters, Annual Education Series, Brea, CA, May 2016.

The Onus To Give Notice: California’s Data Breach Notification Law”, February 20, 2016.

Protecting Your Business Against Cyber Attacks”, Fresno Business Journal, Law Journal. September 2015.

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