Michael Brady, Esq.
Case Manager: Dorene Kanoh
Tel: (415) 772-0900 Ext. 10
A graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School, Michael J.
Brady, Esq. spent 35 years at Ropers Majeski Kohn and Bentley before
becoming a full-time ADR professional. Mr. Brady was in charge of the
firm’s Appellate and Insurance Coverage Departments with more than 30
attorneys working in those areas.
LEGAL AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION EXPERIENCE
For more than 35 years Mr. Brady was chairman of one of California’s largest law firm appellate departments. He has supervised or worked on more than 1000 appellate matters involving many areas of law. Mr. Brady has also counseled many litigants on the wisdom of an appeal, the chances of success, and all factors germane to whether to push a case forward or settle. He has also participated in the mediation of appellate matters after the brief has been completed.
Mr. Brady has published numerous articles on matters of interest to the insurance industry, and for the last twenty-seven years was in charge of annual seminars for Roper Majeski’s clients. These seminars concerned annual developments in all areas of casualty litigation, insurance coverage, and bad faith.
In addition, he has substantial experience as a court-appointed arbitrator in connection with the judicial arbitration system. He also acted as mediator and resolved many cases thusly while practicing as an attorney.
MEMBERSHIPS AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Mr. Brady is Past-President of the Northern California Association of Defense Counsel, an organization of more than 1500 defense insurance attorneys throughout Northern California. He served as Chairman of the Education Committee and the Amicus Curiae Committee for that organization. He was a member of the Governor’s Commission on Mandatory Legal Malpractice Insurance for California Attorneys, and also was appointed by the Governor to the Commission on the Future of the State Bar and the Legal Profession in California.
For many years Mr. Brady has served as annual lecturer on California case law for the Northern and Southern California Associations of Defense Counsel at their annual conventions throughout the State. He is a member of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers and an active member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, serving as Vice-Chairman of the Casualty Insurance Committee, Chairman of the Reinsurance Committee, member of the International Committee and is past Vice-Chairman of the Amicus Curiae Committee. He has served as Chairman of the Extra-contractual Liability Section of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and is currently Chairman of the Insurance Coverage Section has served as a member of the faculty board of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel Litigation Management College. He also served as Amicus Curiae Chairman for the Defense Research Institute.
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