Philip H. Lo is a Partner in the Orange County office of Gordon & Rees. He focuses much of his practice in Litigation. Mr. Lo’s core practice is insurance defense, encompassing several areas including Professional Liability, Environmental and Mass Tort, Mold, Premises Liability and Casualty. Mr. Lo’s practice includes federal and state courts, as well as binding arbitration and administrative hearings.
Mr. Lo’s Professional Liability practice includes defense of various professionals, including, but not limited to, physicians and medical professionals, treatment and rehabilitation centers, design professionals and contractors, real estate agents and brokers, insurance agents and brokers. He believes that a strong defense is created well before trial begins, often resolving actions favorably for clients through the strength of his Discovery and Law & Motion practice. Ever mindful of the economic pressures facing his clients, Mr. Lo vigorously defends his clients and their bottom line. Mr. Lo believes in a partnership with both the insured and the insurer, enabling him to successfully defend the insured effectively and efficiently.
Mr. Lo also represents business entities in Business Litigation, Trade Secret and Copyright Infringement actions. He provides counseling to business clients on a variety of issues in pre-litigation matters, regulatory and governmental agency matters, and contract negotiations. Mr. Lo’s view on contracts is grounded in the anticipation of litigation to enforce rights under the contract.
Supreme Court of the State of California
Supreme Court of the State of Nevada
U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California
Inns of Court
Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
California State Bar, Business Law Section
Member, and Vice Chair Insurance Law Committee, California State Bar, 2009-2012
Chair, Insurance Law Committee, California State Bar, 2012-2013
Charter Member, Business Litigation Committee, California State Bar, 2013-2015
Co-Chair, Insurance Law Committee, Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, 2015-present