Jeremy Stamelman


Jeremy Stamelman



Harvard Law School, J.D., 2001

Member, Harvard Negotiation Law Review

Member, Harvard Defenders

Duke University, B.A., Public Policy Studies, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1996

Practice Areas


Commercial Litigation

Intellectual Property


Insurance Recovery/Bad Faith

Legal Malpractice



State Bar of California

State Bar of New York

United States District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California, and Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

“Jeremy is an outstanding strategist. He handled my case with the utmost skill and professionalism, resulting in a superb outcome beyond my expectations.”

– Hugh Pham, CEO, Western Insurance Marketing Corporation


Jeremy Stamelman is an experienced business litigator who before coming to Keller/Anderle spent 16 years at the Los Angeles and New York offices of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.  He has extensive experience with complex litigation of all kinds in both state and federal court, and in international arbitrations.

Jeremy has been named a “Southern California Rising Star” five times by Los Angeles and Law & Politics Magazines.  His background includes both plaintiff and defense work in securities litigation, breach of contract, tortious interference with contracts, antitrust and unfair business practices, malicious prosecution, breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation, products liability, consumer law, trade secrets, First Amendment law, employment law and real estate and mortgage-related matters.  He has represented corporate and individual clients in sectors including financial, technology, health care, energy, insurance, transportation, consumer products, entertainment, communications and real estate.

In addition to his other work, he has volunteered for a variety of pro bono matters, including a wrongful death case, child adoption hearings, a veteran’s benefits appeal, an asylum case, and Holocaust reparations clinics.

Jeremy graduated from Harvard Law School in 2001, where he was a member of Harvard Defenders and the Harvard Negotiation Law Review.  He received his B.A. in English and Public Policy Studies from Duke University in 1996, magna cum laude, and Phi Beta Kappa.  Jeremy was also on the Duke Crew Team.

He is admitted to practice law in both New York and California.

Honors & Awards

  • Los Angeles Magazine, “Southern California Superlawyers,” and Law & Politics Magazine, “Rising Star,” Business Litigation (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)

Community Involvement

  • Former Vice Chair, Harvard Law School Gift Committee
  • Former Co-Chair, Orange County Bar Association participation in the Susan G. Komen “More Than Pink Walk”

Representative Matters

  • Obtained in 2021 dismissal of action on demurrer for client sued for misrepresentation and breach of fiduciary duty claims in alleged mortgage fraud case in Santa Barbara Superior Court.
  • Obtained favorable settlement for plaintiff client suing Fortune 1000 insurance company for breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
  • Achieved in 2020 a complete defense victory on summary judgment for a major insurance company in a bad faith case brought by a fitness equipment supplier in L.A. Superior Court.
  • Obtained in 2020 for a former board director dismissal with prejudice of an investor’s federal securities fraud action filed in the Central District of California.
  • Obtained in 2019 summary judgment on all claims in successfully defending a major insurance carrier and a night club in a bad faith subrogation suit brought by another insurance carrier in state court in Nevada (case on appeal).
  • Successfully defended a former Olympic head coach in defense of negligence claim by Olympic athlete.
  • In 2018, won a trial verdict for a private equity fund and two senior executives after trial asserting fraud claims against them in the $115 million sale of a payments company.
  • In 2018, obtained political asylum for a television journalist who received terrorist death threats after praising America’s successful military operation against Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.
  • Represented the world’s second largest mining company in an SEC suit and associated class actions alleging a Section 10(b) violation about the timing of an impairment taken in a $4 billion project in Africa.
  • Represented a Fortune 500 insurer in an SEC investigation, class actions, and derivative suits following the insurer’s restatement of earnings.
  • Successfully represented a global mining company in an international arbitration relating to a multi-billion dollar pricing dispute under a supply agreement.
  • Represented a Fortune 100 insurer in a fraud trial against defendants for purchasing life insurance policies, laundering them through a shell company, and then selling them at inflated prices. The case favorably settled after trial.
  • Represented eight underwriter defendants in securities class action lawsuits involving more than $50 billion in mortgage-backed securities.
  • Represented several defendants in merger and acquisition battles and related shareholder class and derivative actions.
  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice of a minority shareholders’ “bump-up” action seeking to challenge a merger transaction, with dismissal based on the exclusivity of the appraisal remedy under California law.
  • Represented plaintiff satellite dish manufacturer in its fraud action against a supplier. Favorably settled the case for 70% of the client’s market capitalization.
  • Represented management members in partnership dispute involving high-frequency trading company. Case favorably settled after third day of arbitration.
  • Represented plaintiff insurance company in breach of contract and tortious interference claims. After defeating defendants’ motions for summary judgment, the case favorably settled before trial with client’s parent company taking over the primary defendant.
  • Represented numerous public companies in federal and state securities litigations.
  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice of securities litigations against a technology company facing allegations of stock option backdating.
  • Obtained summary judgment for defendant manufacturer of water desalination technology in antitrust and malicious prosecution actions.
  • Obtained $122 million verdict for film distributor against a production company in a fraud case.
  • Represented plaintiff in a pro bono wrongful death action that settled favorably during trial.
  • Won a trial verdict and award of attorneys’ fees for a charitable foundation in a land use dispute against a Long Beach homeowners’ association.