Skip Cunningham

Founder & Managing Partner

scunningham@ctlaw.cc
(818) 348-1112

Skip Cunningham has been handling title insurance matters on an almost exclusive basis since 1977. He has litigated well over 100 cases in both jury and non-jury matters in California Federal and State Courts, including a three week jury trial in the defense of a bad faith claim for a major title insurance company in which he was successful. Skip also handles title insurance claims and coverage matters. Skip has handled a significant number of appellate matters before the Courts of Appeal for the State of California and the California Supreme Court.

Published Opinons:

Haye v. U.S.
   461 F. Supp. 1168 (C.D. Cal. 1978).

Woodcourt II Limited v. The McDonald Company
   119Cal.App.3d 245, 173 Cal.Rptr. 836 (1981).

Andrisani v. Saugus Colony Ltd.
   8 Cal.App.4th 517, 10 Cal.Rptr.2d 444 (1992).

Lezine v. Security Pacific Financial Services, Inc.
   14 Cal.4th 56, 58 Cal.Rptr.2d 76 (1996).

Teaman v. Wilkinson
   59 Cal.App.4th 1259, 69 Cal.Rptr.2d 705 (1997).

Elysian Investment Group, LLC v. Stewart Title Guaranty Company 
   105 Cal.App.4th 315, 129 Cal.Rptr.2d 372 (2002).

1538 Cahuenga Partners, LLC v. Turmeko Properties, Inc.
   176 Cal.App.4th 139, 97 Cal.Rptr.3d 552 (2009).


Bar Admissions:

California

U.S. District Court Central District of California

U.S. District Court Eastern District of California

U.S. District Court Southern District of California

U.S. Court of Claims

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Cirucuit

United State Supreme Court


Education:

Legal: J.D., 1974, Southwestern University School of Law.

Graduated top ten percent.

Undergraduate: B.A., 1971, University of California, Los Angeles.