Mark J. Krone

Mark J. Krone

Associate

Email: mjk@amclaw.com
Los Angeles
Telephone: (213) 236-1606

Mark J. Krone focuses his practice on business insurance and bank insurance, as well as commercial litigation.  He is successfully litigated at the trial and appellate levels in a variety of matters involving fidelity and financial institution bonds, commercial crime and faithful performance.  Mark is licensed to practice in California and New York.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1995
  • University of Colorado, B.S., 1989, Business

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York

Published Works

  • “Common Issues For Financial Institutions And Fidelity Insurers Under Articles 3, 4 & 4a Of The Uniform Commercial Code,” co-authored with Carleton R. Burch, Fidelity Law Journal, 2016
  • “Loss & Causation,” chapter co-authored with Carleton R. Burch & Kenneth D. Watnick, Annotated Commercial Crime Policy, 2015
  • “Introduction to Bitcoin & Potential Insurance Coverage for Virtual Currencies,” co-authored with Howard M. Bernstein, Fidelity Law Journal, 2015
  • “Direct Loss & Causation,” co-author with Gary J. Valeriano, Commercial Crime Policy, 2014
  • “Financial Institution Bond, Insuring Agreement (E) – Securities,” chapter co-authored with Gary J. Valeriano, Carleton R. Burch, Applemans on Insurance, 2013
  • “Common Issues Under the Cooperation Clause, with an Emphasis on Claims Involving Insureds that are Going Out of Business, or Are Out of Business, co-authored with Carleton R. Burch, Dominique Sena, and Peter Fascia, Eastern Bond Claims Review, 2009
  • “Compensability of Losses Due to Dishonest Closing Attorneys and Other Agents,” ABA Fidelity and Surety Law Committee Meeting, Surety Claims Institute, 2009
  • “Who’s Who? An update on the Alter Ego Defense, co-authored with Carleton R. Burch, Carl Grant, and Guy Harrison, Eastern Bond Claims Review, 2007
  • “The Insured’s Duty to Cooperate – Is It All Bark and No Bite?,” co-authored with Lisa M. Le Nay, Surety Claims Institute, 2007
  • “Ninth Circuit Agrees that a Loan by Any Other Name is Still a Loan,” co-authored with David T. DiBiase & Gary J. Valeriano, IADC Newsletter, October 2006
  • “Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act,” (co-author), PLI Publication, 1997

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Only the Hits! The top fidelity cases over the last year (or so),” Eastern Bond Claims Review, 2016
  • “Loss & Causation,” with Kenneth D. Watnick & Christopher K. Money, ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity & Surety Law Committee, 2015
  • “Introduction to Bitcoin & Potential Insurance Coverage for Virtual Currencies,” co-authored with Howard M. Bernstein, Fidelity Law Association, 2015
  • “Cryptocurrency – Losses and Coverage,” Webinar with Robert R. Warchola and Kevin Baker, ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity & Surety Law Committee, 2015
  • “Emerging Trends in Computer Crime Claims,” with Timothy Markey & Kevin Baker, Eastern Bond Claims Review, 2015.
  • “The Fundamentals of Cryptocurrency,” Webinar, The Surety & Fidelity Association of America, 2014
  • “Technologies in Electronic Transactions and Changes in the Law to Address Them,” ABA Fidelity and Surety Law Committee Meeting, 2011
  • “Compensability of Losses Due to Dishonest Closing Attorneys & Other Closing Agents,” Surety Claims Institute, 2009

Professional Associations

  • ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Vice-Chair for the Fidelity and Surety Law Committee, 2014 to present.
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association