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Education
  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2008, Editor for the Entertainment Law Review, Mentor, Center for Academic Support
  • University of Southern California, B.A., 2004, Dean's List
Bar Admissions
  • California
  • United States District Court Northern and Central Districts California
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Patice Alana Gore
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Senior Attorney
pgore@thompsoncoe.com
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Los Angeles
12100 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1200
Los Angeles, California 90025
310-954-2368 direct  |  310-954-2345 fax
Assistant:
Heidi Gray
310-954-2363 direct
hgray@thompsoncoe.com
Overview

Ms. Gore is a member of the Risk Management & Insurance Law Practice Group and a member of the Diversity Committee. She represents insurers in bad faith actions throughout California in both state and federal court. Her practice focuses on defending insurance companies against insurance coverage disputes and first-party bad faith lawsuits. She regularly provides analysis of coverage exposure, liability and statutory and regulatory authority to protect her clients from potential liability and develop appropriate courses of action.

Ms. Gore’s experience includes all aspects of litigation, including drafting pleadings; pre-trial motions; responding to and propounding discovery; preparing evidentiary motions; deposing parties and percipient witnesses. As a litigator, Ms. Gore independently handled one trial and first chaired another in California Superior Court. She has also delivered opening statements, closing arguments, direct and cross examination in several evidentiary hearings. In addition to handling litigation matters, Ms. Gore has experience as a third-party claims administrator and has prepared a number of coverage opinions for insurance carriers. She also has prior experience in municipal law and general business litigation.

Prior to her career in law, Ms. Gore was a claims representative for a large national insurance company where she oversaw automobile, commercial vehicle and motorcycle claims. As a claims representative, Ms. Gore inspected vehicle damage, negotiated repair costs with automobile repair facilities, identified and addressed coverage and liability issues, and resolved personal injury claims.

Professional and Community Activities
  • Catholic Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Los Angeles