Mariyetta Meyers-Lopez

Associate

“I provide clients with strategies to identify coverage opportunities and protect against losses; whether pursuing early resolution or preparing for trial, my aim is to protect my client’s bottom line.”

Mariyetta Meyers-Lopez

Associate

4695 MacArthur Court, Suite 350, Newport Beach, CA 92660
T: 949.975.8200 F: 949.975.8210


Mariyetta Meyers-Lopez focuses her practice on insurance coverage including claim analysis and evaluation, contribution, subrogation, declaratory relief actions and bad faith insurance claims.

Skill in Handling Insurance Coverage

Through her work on/with in insurance issues, Mariyetta has been involved in numerous insurance-based matters including coverage analysis and opinions under liability, commercial liability, automobile and uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage claims. She regularly handles cases involving complex claims of causation and liability. Mariyetta represents carriers in proactive solutions to prevent the risk of loss including declaratory relief actions and motions for summary judgment and/or adjudication.

Committed to Legal Education

A firm believer in providing legal education to others, Mariyetta has taught Torts, Legal Research and Writing, Contracts and Civil Procedure as an adjunct professor of law at the California School of Law.

Examples of Mariyetta Meyers-Lopez’s successful representations include:

  • Dismissal of action against defendant employer with court costs awarded to employer after successful demurrer eliminating some causes of action and a motion for undertaking demonstrating likelihood of success on the remaining causes of action
  • California Court of Appeals reversal of grant of summary judgment to defendant appraiser after successful argument, that, despite lack of prior precedent directly on point, California law on negligent misrepresentation permits a finding of a duty of an appraiser to non-client purchasers of real estate

Articles

Press Releases

Seminars
  • “A Litigation Paralegal’s Guide to Case Management,” National Business Institute, May 2013

Overview

Mariyetta Meyers-Lopez focuses her practice on insurance coverage including claim analysis and evaluation, contribution, subrogation, declaratory relief actions and bad faith insurance claims.

Skill in Handling Insurance Coverage

Through her work on/with in insurance issues, Mariyetta has been involved in numerous insurance-based matters including coverage analysis and opinions under liability, commercial liability, automobile and uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage claims. She regularly handles cases involving complex claims of causation and liability. Mariyetta represents carriers in proactive solutions to prevent the risk of loss including declaratory relief actions and motions for summary judgment and/or adjudication.

Committed to Legal Education

A firm believer in providing legal education to others, Mariyetta has taught Torts, Legal Research and Writing, Contracts and Civil Procedure as an adjunct professor of law at the California School of Law.

Experience

Examples of Mariyetta Meyers-Lopez’s successful representations include:

  • Dismissal of action against defendant employer with court costs awarded to employer after successful demurrer eliminating some causes of action and a motion for undertaking demonstrating likelihood of success on the remaining causes of action
  • California Court of Appeals reversal of grant of summary judgment to defendant appraiser after successful argument, that, despite lack of prior precedent directly on point, California law on negligent misrepresentation permits a finding of a duty of an appraiser to non-client purchasers of real estate

News & Publications

Articles

Press Releases

Seminars
  • “A Litigation Paralegal’s Guide to Case Management,” National Business Institute, May 2013

Education

  • Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2006
    • Dean’s Fellowship; Honors Scholar’s List; Pro Bono Honors
    • Environmental Law Review, Member
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2002

Admission

  • State Bar of California, 2006
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Russian

Memberships

  • Orange County Bar Association