2018 Leading Adviser Supplement

24 Acquisition International - Leading Advisers 2018 1805AI64 Acquisition International - Issue 9 2018 57 Kornblum, Cochran, Erickson & Harbison (KCEH) are a Californian law firm that specialises in insurance, personal injury and litigation. Earlier this year, KCEH and Partner Charlie Cochran were named among the winners of the 2018 Leading Adviser Awards with the title of Leading Bad Faith Insurance Litigator of the Year for the state of California. On the back of this deserved win, we endeavoured to profile this extraordinary firm and the remarkable attorneys at its centre. ith over forty years of experience in the legal sector, Kornblum, Cochran, Erikson & Harbison have firmly established themselves as the leading law firm for insurance litigation on the west coast. KCEH’s team of lawyers represent some of the very best talent in the United States, with many of them achieving a standard of practice that marks them apart from their peers. The core managerial team is comprised of Guy Kornblum, Charlie Cochran, Rachael Erickson, and Joseph Harbison - attorneys who are, simply, at the very top of their respective fields. Guy Kornblum has been awarded many accolades over his fifty- year career; a frequent recipient of National Trial Lawyers ‘Top 100 Trial Lawyer’ programme, he is also a lifetime member of the ‘Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum’, recognising his expertise in achieving success for his clients in court. Admitted into the Californian State Bar and Indiana State Bar in 1966, he has dedicated his professional life to aiding clients during insurance bad faith trials, fighting in their corner when they most need it. Charlie Cochran is a specialist in civil law and has tried in over seventy jury cases. A member of the American Association for Justice, and a Judge Pro Tem for the Sonoma County Superior Court, he is a reputable figure, held in high esteem by clients and peers alike. Charlie has been listed as a ‘Super Lawyer’ since 2005 and was recently awarded a Company: Kornblum, Cochran, Erickson, & Harbison, LLP Address: 1388 Sutter St, Suite 505, San Francisco, California, 94109, United States Website: www.kcehlaw.com Telephone: +1 415 440 7800 Dedicated to Protecting Your Rights in the Courtroom W 1805AI64 lifetime achievement award by America’s Top 100 Attorneys. Managing Attorney Rachael Erickson has made a swift impression in a relatively short time – admitted into the California State Bar in 2001, she was named as Super Lawyers’ Rising Star in the Bay Area Legal Community, and has, in the years since, maintained a consistently excellent standard of work. Finally, rounding out the core team is Joseph Harbison, an attorney with experience in the medical malpractice and personal injury sectors. Like his co-workers, Joseph has been recognised in numerous industry-leading publications and was the recipient for the American Jurisprudence Award for academic excellence during his early studies. Individually, these attorneys would be valuable assets for any firm operating in the United States. Under one firm, they are re-defining litigation, offering ‘best in class’ services for their clients. For their work in bad faith insurance litigation specifically, they have set the standard for the state of California, securing large settlements and helping to overcome the odds to fight for their client’s basic rights. “KCEH’s team of lawyers represent some of the very best talent in the United States, with many of them achieving a standard of practice that marks them apart from their peers.” Lea ng Bad Faith Insurance Litigator of the Year, California

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