Rosa is a Partner in the Los Angeles office of Anderson, McPharlin & Conners LLP and is the Co-Chair of the Surety Practice Group. Her practice focuses on the areas of construction and surety law. She is highly experienced in the investigation, litigation and resolution of construction disputes, defaults and bond claims. She also has experience in the pursuit of salvage recoveries through adverse litigation in both civil and bankruptcy proceedings. Rosa has successfully represented the interests of contractors and sureties in administrative hearings related to prevailing wage laws and disputes with the California Labor Commissioner, Division of labor Standards Enforcement, and Labor Compliance Programs.

In addition to her surety practice, Rosa has experience handling complex insurance coverage disputes and litigation involving E&O and CGL policies. She has represented title insurers and property owners. She has also defended attorneys, brokers, escrow agents and other professionals in professional liability litigation.


  • University of Southern California
    • J.D., 2003
  • University of Southern California
    • B.A., Political Science & Psychology, 2000

Admissions & Associations

Bar Admissions

  • California

Professional Associations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Pasadena Bar Association
  • Surety Claims Association of Los Angeles
  • Fidelity and Surety Law Committee, Committee Chair
  • Hispanic National Bar Association

Speaking & Publications

Published Works

  • “Take the Money and Run – Not So Fast! A Surety’s Claim For Nondischargeability Of All Damages Arising From The Principal/Indemnitor’s Fraud” to the Fidelity & Surety Law Committee, TIPS Newsletter, June 2012.
  • “Handling and Disposition of Fiduciary Bond Claims: Types of Claims and Damages” The Law of Probate Bonds, Second Edition.
  • “Insurance Considerations for the Surety,” Article for Fidelity and Surety Law Committee, Spring 2016 Program.

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Insurance Considerations for the Surety,” Presenter at the Fidelity and Surety Law Committee, Spring 2016 Program.
  • Performance Bonds and Subcontractor Default Insurance, Forum on Construction Law, November 2017
  • Construction Risk Assessment and Fee Shifting Analysis, Pearlman Conference, September 2018
  • The ABCs of Claims Handling and the California Regs, 2017, 2018 and 2019, Client Certification

Community Involvement

  • Make-a-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles, Wish Granter Volunteer

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