Sedgwick LLP

Michael R. Davisson

Los Angeles, California
tel: 213.426.6900
fax: 877.547.6580


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Mr. Davisson is a trial lawyer and insurance counselor that has an active coverage, coverage litigation, bad faith and commercial litigation practice involving, among other types of insurance, directors and officer insurance, fidelity bonds, EPLI insurance, and E&O insurance. Over the last three decades, Mr. Davisson has handled hundreds of insurance cases for domestic and international insurers, and has prepared and tried numerous jury and non-jury trials involving complex insurance issues. Mr. Davisson was the Managing Partner of Sedgwick’s Los Angeles Office for six years, and is an active member of the Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association, and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society. Mr. Davisson is also a frequent speaker and writer on insurance, bad faith, and insurance litigation issues, and is a contributor to the Directors & Officers Insurance Deskbook (3rd Edition, ABA), the Annotated Financial Institution Bond (2nd Edition, ABA), Commercial Crime Insurance Coverage (2014, ABA) and Appleman on Insurance.

Areas of Concentration

Commercial Litigation; Unfair Competition; Business Insurance Coverage Litigation


California; 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court (C.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (N.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (S.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (D. Colo.)


J.D. (1978) University of California, Hastings College of the Law
A.B. (1975) University of California, Berkeley