Stephen L. Raucher

Attorney at Law

Stephen Raucher’s practice emphasizes general business litigation, including real estate and contract disputes.  He also has an impressive track record in helping clients resolve insurance coverage issues.  Mr. Raucher has tried and arbitrated numerous cases to decision, and has extensive experience at the appellate level as well.

Mr. Raucher has devoted substantial amounts of his time to improving the legal profession and the administration of justice.  In 2010-2011, he served as President of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, an organization with over 4,000 members on the Westside of Los Angeles.  Before that, he had served as chair of the BHBA’s Litigation Section, and as a young lawyer, was President of the Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers. While in the Barristers, he spoke to the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association about a nationally recognized program he led which provides senior citizens with legal assistance.  Mr. Raucher is also a past member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Board of Trustees.

Mr. Raucher has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” year after year since 2009 in Los Angeles Magazine, and was previously honored as a “Rising Star.”

Education

Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley (J.D. 1992)
(Certificate in Environmental Law)
University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., summa cum laude, 1989)

Featured Publications

2016 Developments In California Insurance Coverage Law

California Litigation Review (March 2016)

2015 Developments In California Insurance Coverage Law

California Litigation Review (March 2016)

Curb Your Cumis Counsel

Los Angeles Daily Journal (August 13, 2015)

Privileges When Law Firms Seek Advice

Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 3, 2014)

State High Court Clears Up Confusion Over Disparagement

Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 19, 2014)

2012-2013 Developments In California Insurance Coverage Law

California Litigation Review (March 2014)

Vacating Arbitration Awards, Now Less Daunting of a Task?

Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 9, 2009)

Divergent Rulings Tweak Law on Insurance-Broker Liability

Los Angeles Daily Journal (September 29, 2005)

Signs of the Times: Has the Warning Requirement of Proposition 65 Gone Too Far?

20 Los Angeles Lawyers 44 (Sept. 1997)

Raising the Stakes for Environmental Polluters: The Exxon Valdez Criminal Prosecution

219 Ecology L.Q. 147 (1992)
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Bar Associations

Beverly Hills Bar Association

(Past President; Past Chair, Litigation Section)

Los Angeles County Bar Association

(Past Member, Board of Trustees)