Dianne J. Meconis
|Dianne J. Meconis concentrates her practice on complex insurance coverage issues involving a broad range of property and casualty coverages. She also represents the firm's insurance clients in coverage and bad faith litigation, with emphasis on strategic motion practice and appeals. Ms. Meconis also has substantial experience in business and real estate litigation.
Ms. Meconis earned her B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan with distinction in 1979 and her J.D. degree from the University of California at San Francisco, Hastings College of Law in 1985. She graduated cum laude and is a member of the Thurston Society and was elected to the Order of the Coif. While at Hastings, she was an extern to the Honorable Allen E. Broussard of the California Supreme Court. Upon graduation, she took a clerkship with Chief Magistrate Frederick J. Woelflen of the United States District Court, Northern District of California.
Ms. Meconis is authorized to practice law in California and in the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central and Eastern Districts of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Ms. Meconis earned the Northern California “Super Lawyer” designation for five consecutive years, as awarded by Law & Politics, based on nomination, evaluation of professional achievements, and selection by a panel of attorneys in the applicable practice area. Only 5% of the total attorneys in each state receive the Super Lawyers designation.