Brent Brougher pursues insurance coverage on behalf of policyholders in complex, high-profile matters in jurisdictions across the country. Mr. Brougher has an extensive background in this area, and in other commercial litigation and arbitration.

Mr. Brougher’s primary client emphasis is on insured businesses. He represents clients in lawsuits and alternative dispute resolution proceedings seeking insurance recovery on various lines of business, including commercial general liability policies, excess policies, directors and officers policies, errors and omissions policies, and other property, liability, employee, disability and insurance policies. Mr. Brougher’s clients are located throughout the United States, and he has handled matters in every geographic region in the U.S. and abroad.

Mr. Brougher served as Co-Team Leader of the firm’s Insurance Recovery Practice. Before joining the firm, Mr. Brougher was a partner in the San Francisco office of a national, San Francisco-based firm, where he served as Office Chair of the Recruitment Committee. He was named a 2008 Georgia "Rising Star" in the area of Business Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine and is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*

*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.

Professional & Community Activities

Hastings Law Journal, Former Member


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. (1993)
    cum laude
  • University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., Political Science (1990)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (2003)
  • California (1993)


  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Fully engaged means clearly understanding your clients' objectives, and doing everything you possibly can to achieve them.

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Brent W. Brougher

Experience Highlights

Bad faith suit for a semiconductor chip manufacturer
Successfully represented a semiconductor chip manufacturer in a bad faith insurance coverage lawsuit arising out of a toxic tort putative class more
Litigation counsel to a financial services company
Successfully represented a financial services company in a dispute over the validity and enforceability of a contract to reinsure workers' more
Accounting malpractice jury trial for national accounting firm
Successfully represented a national accounting firm in a 10-week accounting malpractice jury trial in which the plaintiff alleged $300 million in more
Multi-state product liability claims
The firm served as lead counsel in representing Interface Flooring Systems, Inc. and affiliated entities (Interface), the world’s leading producer of more