Partners



Megan C. Hitchcock

Megan C. Hitchcock has primarily practiced insurance defense litigation, personal injury and business litigation since her admission to the California State Bar in 2003. She has represented a variety of clients, including individuals, insurance carriers, developers, general contractors, and small business owners. Prior to joining Demler, Armstrong & Rowland, Ms. Hitchcock’s practice focused on construction … Continue reading Megan C. Hitchcock

Eric Brenneman

Eric Brenneman is a partner in Demler Armstrong & Rowland’s Sacramento office where he handles a wide variety of complex litigation, including catastrophic personal injury, insurance, transportation, contract, and products and premises liability cases. He also specializes in advising and litigating coverage issues for public entity risk-pooling groups, known as Joint Powers Authorities. He has … Continue reading Eric Brenneman

Andres C. Hurwitz

Andres Hurwitz, a partner in the firm’s Long Beach office, is a seasoned litigator, with over 30 years of experience practicing in California.  His expertise includes insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, defense of personal injury and landlord tenant disputes, as well as employment wage and hour litigation, employment practices litigation (wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, … Continue reading Andres C. Hurwitz

Derek Lim

Derek Lim is a partner in Demler, Armstrong & Rowland’s Northern California office.   Mr. Lim is a versatile litigator who regularly represents companies in business disputes and complex civil litigation matters, including transportation, employment, premises and product liability, construction, and commercial litigation.   Mr Lim represents and counsels his clients in areas ranging from discrimination, harassment, unfair competition, trade secrets, and … Continue reading Derek Lim

Jennifer C. Rasmussen

Jennifer C. Rasmussen is a Partner in the San Francisco office. She has an extensive experience in all facets of civil litigation, especially those with potential high value needing unique problem-solving skills. She has worked on the defense side, including in-house for an insurance company. Ms. Rasmussen handles all aspects of litigation from preparation of … Continue reading Jennifer C. Rasmussen

George A. Otstott

George A. Otstott is a partner in Demler Armstrong & Rowland’s San Francisco office. For 20+ years he has represented defendants in numerous areas of insurance defense litigation and coverage work, including jury trials. Mr. Otstott handles catastrophic injury and complex litigation, products and premises liability, environmental and toxic torts in asbestos and talc cases … Continue reading George A. Otstott

Brian Buddell

Mr. Buddell is a trial attorney with extensive experience in many areas of civil defense including: Products Liability, Premises Liability, Complex Personal Injury, Toxic Torts, Transportation/Trucking, Wrongful Death, Auto/Truck Casualty Claims, Environmental, Employment and Insurance Coverage.  He has successfully defended his clients in hundreds of arbitrations and dozens of trials throughout twenty-eight of California’s fifty-eight … Continue reading Brian Buddell

Paul A. Peters

Paul Peters is an attorney in our San Francisco office, where his practice focuses on insurance coverage and bad faith defense, personal injury defense, and general civil litigation. He has extensive experience representing insurers in coverage and bad faith litigation and in protecting their policyholders in insurance defense matters.  He has defended insurers for many … Continue reading Paul A. Peters

Vicky Chan

Vicky Chan is a graduate of the University of California, Davis and the University of California Hastings College of the law. She has been a civil litigator since 2003, specializing in the defense of residential and commercial property damage and boundary disputes, landlord/tenant lawsuits in rent controlled jurisdictions in Northern California, and catastrophic personal injury … Continue reading Vicky Chan

Dalen Saludes

Dalen Saludes earned his law degree from Whittier Law School in 2007, where he was awarded the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for achieving the highest-class score in Legal Analysis. Prior to law school, Mr. Saludes graduated from the University of California, Irvine in 2004. Before joining Demler, Armstrong & Rowland in 2011, Mr. Saludes started … Continue reading Dalen Saludes

Long Beach

4500 E. Pacific Coast Highway, 4th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90804

San Francisco

101 Montgomery St., Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94104

Sacramento

3626 Fair Oaks Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, California 95864

Walnut Creek

1990 N California Blvd.
8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596