Allan J. Favish was born in Los Angeles, California. He attended UCLA, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1977. In 1981, Mr. Favish received a Juris Doctor degree from University of California, Hastings College of Law.
Mr. Favish was admitted to the California State Bar in 1981. In 1999, he was admitted to the Washington, D.C. Bar, and, in 2002, he was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, all Districts of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the State Bar of California.
Mr. Favish provides insurance coverage analysis, and practices general civil litigation, for both plaintiffs and defendants, including cases involving insurance bad faith, medical malpractice, premises liability, sexual harassment, the California Public Records Act and the Federal Freedom of Information Act.
Appellate decisions include National Archives and Records Administration [“NARA”] v. Allan J. Favish, 541 U.S. 157 (2004), Favish v. OIC, 217 F.3d 1168 (9th Cir. 2000), Kelton Arms Condo. Owners Ass’n v. Homestead Ins. Co., 346 F. 3d 1190 (9th Cir. 2003); Congleton v. National Union Fire Ins. Co., 189 Cal. App. 3d 51, 234 Cal. Rptr. 218 (1987); Culbertson v. Louisville Ladder Co., 190 Cal. App. 3d 704, 235 Cal. Rptr. 510 (1987); Penner v. Falk, 153 Cal. App. 3d 858, 200 Cal. Rptr. 661 (1984); Nevin v. United States, 696 F. 2d 1229 (9th Cir. 1983); and Targett v. United States, 551 F. Supp. 1231 (N.D. Cal. 1982).