Lizette Alvarado is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Manning & Kass, where she is a member of the Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality team. Her practice is focused on the defense of civil litigation matters including general liability, premises liability, and products liability. Ms. Alvarado's prior legal experience includes insurance defense in automobile liability cases, SIU fraud, wrongful death and landlord tenant matters. She has significant experience taking the depositions of named parties, witnesses, police and fire first responders, and physicians. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ms. Alvarado worked in claims for large insurance companies including Farmers, AIG, CNA and Lockton Insurance Brokers, last working as a Vice President managing a healthcare claims team. Her insurance claims background includes handling personal auto, commercial auto, premises liability, medical malpractice, elder abuse, and employment claims.
Ms. Alvarado received her BA in English Literature and a minor in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University. She received her JD from the University of Denver in Colorado. During law school she worked in the Public Defender's office where she gained experience defending criminal misdemeanor cases.
Ms. Alvarado is admitted to practice in California.