Douglas C. Rawles

Douglas C. Rawles



  • University of San Francisco School of Law, 1991, J.D., cum laude
  • Colorado College, 1986, B.A., cum laude

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Federal Circuit
  • All State and Federal Courts - California

Doug is a partner in the Insurance Recovery Group, and has been representing policyholders in coverage disputes since 1995.  He has litigated claims under commercial or comprehensive general liability, directors & officers, fiduciary, crime, employment practices, title insurance and intellectual property policies.  His clients include companies in many different business sectors, such as national retail, telecommunications, internet, engineering and construction, medical products and devices, and mortgage banking. 

Doug’s practice also includes non-coverage related commercial litigation. He represents national and regional retailers in consumer class actions brought in federal and California state courts; including California unfair competition and consumer legal remedy act claims, California sales tax claims, and consumer privacy litigation.

Employment History

  • 2007 - Reed Smith
  • 2003 - Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP - Partner
  • 2000 - Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP - Partner
  • 1991 - Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP - Associate

Honors & Awards

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (2012-2014, 2016)

Professional Affiliations

  • Director, Los Angeles County Bar Foundation, 2009-2014