Natalie Vu

Associate

Direct Dial (510) 835-6707

nvu@burnhambrown.com

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Education

  • University of San Francisco School of Law (J.D., 2010)
  • Santa Clara University (B.S., 2007)

Bar Admissions

  • California

Natalie Vu

Practice Experience

  • Represents insurers in insurance coverage and insurance litigation, including declaratory relief, contribution and bad faith actions
  • Counsels insurers regarding their duties and obligations under insurance policies including coverage analysis, defense and indemnity issues and reservation of rights
  • Interprets and applies insurance regulations, including the California Fair Claims Settlement Practices Act
  • Assists insurers with retention of defense counsel and independent counsel
  • Investigates fraud and misrepresentations in insurance procurement and benefits
  • Identifies and evaluates cyber and data breach risks and related insurance
  • Extensive experience in mediation and settlement negotiations related to professional liability claims and litigation including complex insurance coverage issues
  • Experience includes direct handling and resolution of professional liability and employment practices claims for national insurance company

Advice & Counsel

  • Counsels insurers on insurance coverage issues, claims handling practices, and risk management
  • Advises professional firms in evaluation of risk management issues and implementation of loss control techniques to avoid or mitigate claims

Litigation

  • Represents insurers in all phases of litigation, including discovery, law and motion, and mediation

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • Claims Litigation Management Alliance