Jodi K. Swick is the founding partner of EMH’s California offices and litigates class action and insurance coverage disputes in California, Washington and federal courts nationwide. She focuses on representing insurance company clients in coverage, bad faith and extra-contractual disputes. Jodi has successfully litigated coverage cases involving general liability, personal lines, entertainment liability, errors and omissions, employment liability, health, life, disability, ERISA and professional liability policies.
Jodi’s practice also specializes in class action and complex matters that have been pursued under a wide variety of consumer protection laws. She has represented insurers, financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, manufacturing companies, start-ups and other businesses against claims of unfair competition law in U.S. courts and international forums. These matters include alleged violations under Section 17200 of the California Business and Professions Code as well as alleged false advertising claims and violations of the California Insurance Code, Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
During her career, Jodi has already been recognized as a stand-out attorney. She was named by San Francisco Business Times as one of its “40 Under 40.” This award identifies the forty most influential young leaders across the spectrum of Bay Area businesses — all under forty and all high achievers for their companies, industries and the community. Jodi has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star in Northern California four times and was asked to join the Litigation Counsel of American as a Fellow. Jodi and the California offices of EMH are also recognized by US Chambers & Partners in the category of Insurance-Insurer.
Jodi is also committed to advocating for the advancement of women in the legal profession. She served on the Board and Executive Committee of California Women Lawyers for six years. She speaks regularly at conferences and mentors other attorneys on how to advance their legal career while maintaining their personal and family life, sanity and sense of humor. Jodi also enjoys spending time outdoors and traveling with her husband and two children.