Gascou Hopkins has a reputation for prominence in fidelity law. For over three decades, our attorneys have been investigating, evaluating, providing coverage analysis, negotiating, and litigating claims involving financial and fidelity bond losses, often involving extra-contractual exposure. Our firm has represented fidelity insurers on all types of bond claims throughout the Western United States.

Gascou Hopkins’ fidelity practice is part of a firm-wide multidisciplinary practice serving the insurance industry.

Top financial and banking experts, forensic accountants, and international investigators are available to help our attorneys investigate and analyze complex fidelity matters. We have extensive experience in federal and state courts relating to claims involving financial institutions, security brokers, and employers under commercial policy and fidelity bond coverage.

Representative Matters:

Defense of claims in excess of $20M against a bankers blanket bond and a surety performance bond arising from an international sugar fraud.

Defense of a $2M employers inventory claim.

Defense of a claim, based on negligence by the outside investment manager of an employee pension plan, that ERISA required fidelity coverage for acts of gross negligence.