Shaun Crosner is a partner in Liner's Insurance Recovery Group. He has an active insurance coverage litigation and arbitration practice, and he has represented policyholders in connection with appeals to the California and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal. Shaun also represents individuals and corporate policyholders in a wide range of pre-litigation disputes with their insurers.
In addition to his litigation in various state and federal courts, Shaun has handled a number of domestic and international insurance coverage arbitrations on behalf of his policyholder clients. In 2014, he served as lead counsel and first-chaired a pair of domestic arbitrations—one concerning insurance coverage for underlying wage and hour liabilities and the other concerning coverage under a homeowners’ policy for underlying defamation and invasion of privacy claims. In 2016, Shaun led the evidentiary development and pre-hearing briefing and second-chaired an international arbitration in Bermuda concerning coverage for underlying construction defect litigation.
Shaun focuses his practice on complex coverage disputes concerning commercial general liability insurance, employment practices liability insurance, and large first-party property damage, business interruption, and theft losses. He also has extensive experience representing policyholders in matters involving insurance coverage for directors and officers liabilities; entertainment industry and production liabilities; errors and omissions and professional malpractice liabilities; marine and cargo losses, including those concerning stock and equipment; and title defects and boundary disputes.
Shaun frequently speaks and writes on insurance law and related topics. He has been quoted in several trade publications and he has written dozens of articles and columns featured in various national and regional periodicals. Shaun is also an editor and primary author of the New Appleman Sports and Entertainment Insurance Law & Practice Guide (LexisNexis, 2010), a book that addresses insurance law issues facing policyholders in the sports and entertainment industries.
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of California