Anamay M. Carmel is a partner in Pasich LLP’s Los Angeles office. Ms. Carmel represents insureds in coverage disputes under production, directors and officers liability, errors and omissions, general liability, professional liability, contingency, and property policies. She has helped her clients secure insurance coverage for a wide range of underlying claims and lawsuits concerning business interruption and extra expense claims; entertainment industry liabilities and production losses; healthcare industry liabilities; environmental and pollution losses; defamation claims; fraud and misrepresentation claims; property damage claims; and political risk claims.

As a result of her comprehensive knowledge and experience handling entertainment related losses, Ms. Carmel has built a wide practice that serves clients from the film, television, theater, music, and sports industries. Ms. Carmel has counseled theatrical production companies, film production companies, television production companies, musicians, festival organizers, sports teams, and individuals on entertainment liability issues and for losses caused by event cancellation, postponement, disruptions to production, licensing issues, and cast and crew non-appearance.

In addition to her insurance coverage experience, Ms. Carmel has also represented clients in general business litigation, bankruptcy matters, and contract disputes.

Ms. Carmel has a wide variety of legal experience, representing insureds in all stages of litigation, including national and international arbitrations and mediations. Southern California Super Lawyers has recognized Ms. Carmel as a rising star. She also is also an editor and co-author of the New Appleman Sports and Entertainment Insurance Law & Practice Guide (LexisNexis, 2016), a book about insurance issues in the sports and entertainment industries.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
  • American Bar Association

ADMISSIONS

  • California
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

EDUCATION

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D)

San Diego State University (M.A.)

University of Arizona (B.A.)