Kira Ann Schlesinger

Kira Ann Schlesinger

Schlesinger Conrad, pllc
  • Business Law, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury...
  • Arizona, California
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Summary

Ms. Schlesinger's sole focus is on litigation.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Car Accidents
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
California
9th Circuit
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Schlesinger Conrad, PLLC
Current
Senior Associate
LEWIS BRISBOIS BISGARD &SMITH LLP,
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Day-to-day responsibility for litigation involving premises liability in both residential and commercial settings, professional liability including failure to disclose, indemnification and breach of contract. Also involved with coverage, bad faith and punitive damages actions related to first-party personal and commercial lines. Instrumental in settling litigation arising from a high-profile cases. Sole responsibility for negotiations and settlement conferences. Managed complex matters utilizing sophisticated technology to facilitate litigation. Mediation and trial experience.
Associate
BARGER &WOLEN, LLP
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Responsibilities consisted of case handling for state and federal disability insurance litigation, including fraud, bad faith, breach of contract, punitive damages, unfair business practices, ERISA and RICO. Analyzed coverage issues. Developed discovery plans, propounded and responded to discovery, reviewed medical records and conducted depositions of medical experts, parties and percipient witnesses. Extensive law and motion practice included summary judgment motions. Assisted with trial preparation, negotiated settlements, drafted post-trial submissions including appellate briefs.
Education
Univ of Michigan
Undergraduate Degree
UCLA School of Law
Law Degree
Awards
Honors
Phi Beta Kappa
Honors
Phi Kappa Phi
Honors
Golden Key National Honor Society
Honors
James B. Angell Scholar
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 205357
Member
Current
Arizona State Bar
Member
Current
Maricopa County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Mediating the Insurance Bad Faith Claim while Avoiding Claims of Ongoing Bad Faith
Federation of Defense Corporate Counsel
Disability Cases: The Requirement for Regular and Appropriate Care
Defense Research Institute
Websites & Blogs
Website
Schlesinger Conrad's Website
Contact & Map
11811 N. Tatum Blvd.
Ste. 3031
Phoenix, AZ 85028
USA
Telephone: (602) 910-4010
Cell: (602) 615-6013
Fax: (602) 441-5302