Edison, McDowell & Hetherington, LLP and Raymond Tittmann recognized by Chambers & Partners for excellence in insurance law
June 01, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsCalifornia, June 1, 2016 - The California office of Edison, McDowell & Hetherington, LLP and partner Raymond J. Tittmann have been recognized again by Chambers & Partners for excellence in Insurance Law. This is the second year in a row that Ray and the California office of EMH have been recognized, in their second year of eligibility. Chambers & Partners USA ranks leading firms and lawyers in a range of practice areas. The qualities assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence and commitment. Chambers' vigorous selection process focuses on interviews with clients and other lawyers and a review of recent work performed in the specific area of law. Out of the hundreds of firms in California with an insurer-side coverage practice, only twelve were listed by Chambers, including EMH. Of those twelve, all but two are 500+ attorney BigLaw firms. EMH is the only young, mid-sized boutique to be recognized.
Ray Tittmann, and the California office of EMH, advises and represents insurance companies on a wide range of insurance products, including commercial general liability (CGL), commercial auto, professional liability (E&O), employment practices (EPLI), property (P&C), life, disability, accident, and lender-placed insurance. "As a young and growing firm, we enjoy working with our clients to find creative new ways to obtain positive results effectively and efficiently," said Ray, a founding partner of EMH's California office. "We are honored and humbled to be recognized by our clients in this way."
Once source said, "Ray, Jodi and the whole California office are innovators and phenomenal attorneys to have on your side." Jodi Swick, also a founding partner of the EMH California office, specializes in litigating insurance coverage, complex business cases, and class action matters. Jodi has been previously recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of its "40 Under 40" and as a Northern California Super Lawyer Rising Star.
EMH was founded by Andrew M. Edison, David T. McDowell and Thomas F. A. Hetherington, three highly regarded trial attorneys in Houston, Texas. Since their opening in 2009, EMH has expanded to three offices in Texas and California, and over 40 attorneys. Founded on the core principles that the client comes first and outstanding service can be cost-effectively delivered, EMH has, in only seven years, established itself as a national business litigation boutique firm, with significant depth in the energy and financial services sectors. EMH's attorneys have successfully handled cases across the United States in virtually every area of business and law, including life, health and disability insurance litigation, annuities and other financial product litigation, energy litigation, securities and antitrust litigation, insurance coverage litigation, condemnation and land use litigation, construction and real estate litigation, intellectual property, and trade secret litigation.