949-450-8500John@HKWLLP.com Practice Areas:
Complex Business Litigation, Insurance Bad Faith and General Civil, Corporate and Real Estate Litigation.
Profile: Mr. Pitkin has practiced law since 1971, first in Washington D.C. and in California since 1976. He has appeared in well over 100 trials involving contracts, torts, corporations, partnerships, insurance coverage and bad faith, real estate disputes, and general commercial cases. Mr. Pitkin has served as general counsel to two technology companies. He has also worked as liability and coverage counsel for major insurers and has handled litigation for both private and public companies.
Education: Graduated with a B.A. from Cornell University and then attended New York University School of Law where he received the American Jurisprudence Award in Consumer Law
Member: American Bar Association, California State Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association
Admitted: California State Courts and the United States District Courts of the California Northern, Central and Southern Districts; Ninth District Court of Appeal