Professional Biography

Catherine Del Prete Associate

  • Los Angeles

    D +1.310.788.3253

    F +1.310.843.1260

    Los Angeles

    1888 Century Park East, Suite 1700

    Los Angeles, CA

    +1.310.788.3253

    CDelPrete@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

As an associate with the firm's Insurance Recovery practice, Catherine Del Prete represents corporate policyholders in coverage disputes and litigation.  Catherine has represented clients in disputes over product liability, environmental contamination, employee theft and other claims.  She also counsels and advises clients on coverage audits, policy renewals and policy language.

Highlights of Catherine’s experience include obtaining a favorable verdict in a ten-day bench trial in D.C. Superior Court and her ongoing representation in a case involving historical asbestos and environmental liabilities of pre-bankruptcy General Motors, which is one of the largest coverage actions of record for long tail claims.

Professional Recognition

  • Listed on the Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll, 2014 – present

Professional Leadership

  • American Bar Association, Member
    • American Bar Association, Tort and Trial Insurance Practice Section, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Women Lawyers, Member

Community Involvement

  • Junior League of Los Angeles, Inc., Member

Related Employment

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, Washington, D.C., Associate, 2012 - 2013 
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP, McLean, Virginia, Law Clerk, 2011 - 2012

EXPERIENCE

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

RELATED INFORMATION

Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California

  • District of Columbia

Education

  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D.,
    with high honors
    , 2012
  • University of Virginia, B.A., History and Sociology, 2007