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Elizabeth B. Vanalek


(213) 576-5000
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Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101

5 Park Plaza
Suite 1100
Irvine, CA 92614

Ventura County
1000 Town Center Drive
Suite 300
Oxnard, CA 93036


J.D., Golden Gate University School of Law, 1999

  • American Jurisprudence Award for Corporate Law
  • Moot Court Team

M.B.A., Golden Gate University School of Business, 1999

B.A., Political Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1995


Elizabeth B. Vanalek is an Associate at GRSM and has experience covering a wide range of insurance and business-related matters. She also has experience in certain employment matters. She is a member of the firm's Insurance practice group.

The focus of her insurance practice is on the legal and procedural issues facing insurance companies in the areas of liability, property, and “bad faith” claims with regard to both first- and third-party claims. She also has extensive experience defending insurance companies and disability plans with regard to ERISA disability matters. Substantive areas of her practice include environmental, professional liability (insurance agents), directors and officers, mold, ERISA disability, insurance liquidation, workers compensation, and a wide range of commercial disputes.

Her business-related experience includes contract and shareholder disputes, unfair competition and related claims under California Business and Professions Code sections 17200 and 17500, litigation under the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act and the California Rosenthal Debt Collection Practices Act, and product liability matters.


  • California
  • U.S. District Courts, California


  • California State Bar