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Jacquelyn Mohr Heitman


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  • Loyola Law School (J.D.)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (B.A.), cum laude & departmental honors


  • California 
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Professional Affiliations

Panelist – FINRA Roster of Arbitrators

American Bar Association

Orange County Bar Association - Business and Insurance Sections

Orange County Women Lawyers Association


Jacquelyn Mohr Heitman is a partner in Pasich LLP’s Manhattan Beach office and a member of the firm’s insurance recovery practice.  Jacquelyn has extensive experience representing commercial and individual clients in a wide range of complex coverage disputes, including coverage advice, pre-litigation disputes, international arbitrations, and coverage litigation.  Her insurance coverage work includes first and third party claims, bad faith litigation and indemnity recovery.

Over her career, Jacquelyn has advocated for her clients under an array of forms and policies, including All Risk, Builder’s Risk, Commercial Crime, Cyber, Directors & Officers (D&O), Employment Practices Liability (EPL), Environmental Liability, Errors & Omissions (E&O), Fiduciary Duty, General Liability (GL), Homeowners' Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation.  Jacquelyn has helped insureds recover hundreds of millions of dollars in wrongfully denied insurance proceeds and related damages.  Jacquelyn also volunteers with natural disaster victims to assist with their insurance coverage claims, and has been awarded an honor for her work by the United Policyholders non-profit organization.

In addition to her work in insurance coverage, Jacquelyn’s practice also includes representing public companies, private entities and individuals on matters involving contract disputes, securities, fraud, employment, misappropriation of trade secrets, data privacy and security laws, unfair competition, tort liability, real estate, construction defects, and land use issues.


  • Panelist, “Insurance Issues for Business Owners,” Las Vegas Conference (May 5, 2022)
  • Speaker, “Protecting Your Assets: A Post-Pandemic Insurance Checklist,” CHOICE Hotels (May 3-4, 2022)
  • Mentioned, “Mass. High Court Finds No Coverage For Masonic Temple Fire,” Law 360 (April 27, 2022)
  • Author, “3 Insurance Lessons From Target Data Breach Ruling,” Law360 (April 8, 2022)
  • Speaker, “The Role of Insurance Coverage in Complex Construction Disputes and Litigation,” Associated General Contractors (March 8, 2022)
  • Quoted, “Big Names Join COVID Coverage Turning Point,” Law360 (Feb. 9, 2022)
  • Speaker, “Insurance Coverage and How to Prepare for Emerging Risks,” Orange County Bar Association (July 21, 2021)
  • Speaker, “Making Sense of the COVID-19 Insurance Litigation Wars,” Los Angeles County Bar Association (June 23, 2021)
  • Author, “Deepfakes and Insurance Coverage,” New York Law Journal (May 7, 2021)
  • Author, “COVID-19 Cybersecurity and Insurance Coverage,” New York Law Journal (April 20, 2020)
  • Author, “BE PROACTIVE: Steps to Preserve and Enhance Your Insurance Rights in Light of the Recent Natural Disasters,” Lexology (Oct. 13, 2017)
  • Author, “Common Insurance Mistakes Related to Natural Disasters,” (Nov. 2, 2017)
  • Author, “Reasonable Expectations for ‘Replacement Cost’ Coverage,” Daily Journal (April 7, 2017)


  • Panelist – FINRA Roster of Arbitrators
  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association - Business and Insurance Sections
  • Orange County Women Lawyers Association

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May. 27, 2022