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Miles Holden

Miles C. Holden

Partner
415-995-5039

Intro

Miles specializes in insurance coverage and construction litigation.

He focuses his insurance practice on advocating for insureds/ policyholders in coverage disputes with their insurers, but also has extensive experience representing insurers. Miles handles matters under a wide variety of first- and third-party insurance policies, including those that provide coverage for the following types of claims and losses:

  • Additional-Insured Issues
  • Builders Risk
  • Commercial Auto/Trucking/Transportation
  • Commercial General Liability (CGL)
  • Commercial Property
  • Cyber Liability/Data Breach
  • Delay In Completion/Business Interruption/Time-Element Losses
  • Difference In Conditions
  • Directors & Officers Liability (D&O)
  • Employment Practices Liability (EPL)
  • Environmental Remediation/Pollution Liability
  • Errors & Omissions/Professional Liability (E&O)
  • Excess & Umbrella Liability
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Fire
  • Flood
  • Homeowners
  • Inland Marine
  • Product Contamination & Recall
  • Rectification (Design Defects)
  • Representations and Warranties
  • Senior Housing and Care Claims
  • Subcontractor Default Insurance (SDI)
  • Wrap-ups (OCIPs/CCIPs)

In addition to advising clients on insurance claims, Miles helps them assess other available insurance resources, negotiate policy language, and handle the insurance provisions of construction agreements and other contracts.

In the construction field, Miles advocates for owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, and engineers/design professionals in matters involving residential, commercial, and public works projects.

Education

J.D. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
M.I.B. University of Melbourne
B.A. with distinction Stanford University

Academic Distinction

Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

Cardozo Bet Tzedek Legal Services Clinic

Admissions and Courts

Arizona
California
Florida
New Jersey
New York
U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Role

Insurance Recovery Practice Leader
Women's Impact Network, Member

American Bar Association (ABA)

Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada (ADCNCN)

Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) (formerly Co-Chair and Vice-Chair of the Barristers Club Construction Law Section)

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

USLAW NETWORK

Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star (2013-2015)

Conversational Spanish; Conversational Portuguese