Ron Hopkins

Mr. Hopkins practiced in the areas of construction law, health care coverage, insurance coverage, and general insurance defense litigation.  Mr. Hopkins has handled several hundred million dollars of disputes to conclusion, and has spent more than 250 days in the trial and arbitration of cases in the past decade.

Mr. Hopkins’ litigation experience includes construction defect litigation, property damage litigation and bankruptcy adversary proceedings.  Additionally, he has represented insurers directly in coverage litigation, contribution and indemnity litigation, and extra-contractual litigation involving a wide variety of policies and types of bonds. He has also prepared coverage opinions pertaining to CGL policies, automobile policies, health care policies, excess policies, and coverage under various types of bonds.

Mr. Hopkins has litigated the longest construction defect arbitration in the history of the AAA, and has been lead deposition counsel for the surety side of the Commercial Money Center Ponzi scheme litigation in federal Multi-District proceedings. Mr. Hopkins is fluent in French, Italian, German and Spanish.

Stanford University, A.B. (with distinction), 1977
U.C.L.A. School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1981

Bar Admissions:

California Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U. S. District Court for the Central District of California
U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California


Ron Hopkins
9696 Culver Blvd Suite 302
Culver City, CA 90232
T: (310) 785-9341
F: (310) 785-9149

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