Carleton is the Co-Chair of the Fidelity and Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith Practice Groups. Carleton’s practice includes fidelity and other specialty lines insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, banking and bank operations litigation, construction and surety litigation, ERISA benefits litigation, business and title litigation, and intellectual property litigation. He also represents employers in employment matters. He has published extensively in the areas of fidelity insurance and insurance litigation.
Carleton has handled complex insurance claims and litigation, including class actions, in California and Nevada in state and federal courts for those states.
Carleton’s work as a neutral has included numerous successful mediations in a variety of cases. He has substantial formal training in the field, including professional education course work through the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law.
Outside the office, Carleton spends his time hiking, biking and fishing with his wife and generally doing what she tells him to do as she is the brains in the outfit.
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