Biography

Holly Teel has extensive experience in the defense of attorneys in professional liability cases involving an array of underlying matters, including contract disputes, tort claims, product liability, business disputes, employment law claims, criminal, probate claims and family law claims. Holly also defends real estate agents and brokers, and insurance agents and brokers, in professional liability cases. 

Holly handles all aspects of litigation practice, from inception through trial, including arbitrations, mediations, depositions, development of case strategy, drafting and arguing motions for summary judgment and other law and motion matters.

In addition to her professional liability practice, Holly has defended a variety of clients in residential and commercial property, construction defect claims, malicious prosecution and abuse of process claims, and general tort liability and products liability claims.

Holly is a published author and is a frequent presenter on professional liability defense matters for various insurance carrier clients as well as law firms.

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles  (J.D., 1989)
  • Loyola Marymount University  (B.S., 1983)

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of California
  • Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Los Angeles County Bar