Jamie L. Rice is a senior associate in the Berger Kahn South Orange County office. Her practice includes labor and employment and insurance coverage.
Jamie counsels and defends businesses in various employment matters, including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation litigation, and wage and hour claims (individual and PAGA representative actions). Jamie has successfully represented insurance companies in disputes arising from construction defects and policy interpretation. Jamie also advises insurance companies regarding personal lines and commercial coverage and conducts examinations under oath.
Jamie graduated magna cum laude from Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law in 2019, ranking 4th in her class. During her time at Chapman, she strengthened her legal writing and leadership skills as a Senior Articles Editor for Chapman Law Review, an Academic Fellow for Torts, and a Law School Advocate for the Honor Counsel.
Jamie has been recognized in the prestigious “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” for insurance law. Jamie has received the Super Lawyers recognition for Southern California Rising Stars and “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California.” She has also been published in legal publications, including:
“Riots, commotion, insurrection: What does insurance cover when society wreaks havoc?” – October 13, 2022
“Spring showers bring flowers: why personal auto policies may not cover delivery drivers”
Westlaw Today & Thomson Reuters – April 26, 2022
“Your Uber is here: Which auto insurance goes along for the ride?”
Westlaw Today & Thomson Reuters — July 23, 2021
“Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What you need to know in an easy chart”
Medium.com — April 23, 2020
Jamie is very active in Orange County’s legal community, regularly volunteering as a mock trial judge, speaking to college students regarding her experiences as an attorney, and assisting the Orange County Bar Foundation in their fundraising efforts. Jamie enjoys going to Disneyland, reading, and catching the latest films in her free time.
- Magna Cum Laude
- Merit Scholarship
- Chapman Law Review, Senior Articles Editor
- Honor Council, Law School Advocate
- Magna Cum Laude
- President’s List
- University of St. Andrews, Study Abroad Program
Reuters – February 10, 2023
Berger Kahn Promotes Jamie Rice to Senior Associate
Berger Kahn – December 6, 2022
“Riots, commotion, insurrection: What does insurance cover when society wreaks havoc?” Article Published in Reuters
Reuters – October 13, 2022
Associate Jamie Rice Named to Best Lawyers 2023 “Ones to Watch”
Best Lawyers – August 18, 2022
Associates Nandita Nayyar, Jamie Rice, and Mallory Yumol Named to Super Lawyers 2022 “Southern California Rising Stars”
Super Lawyers – June 7, 2022
Spring Showers Bring Flowers – Article by Partner Erin Ezra, and Associates Jamie Rice and Miles Dawson Published in Reuters
Reuters – April 29, 2022
Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra and Associate Jamie Rice Named to Best Lawyers 2022 “Ones to Watch”
Best Lawyers – August 19, 2021
Berger Kahn Attorneys’ Insurance Article Featured on Reuters and Westlaw Today
Reuters – July 23, 2021
Partner Erin Ezra and Associate Jaime Rice Publish Covid FFCRA Guide in Medium.com
Meduim – April 24, 2020
Former Berger Kahn Attorney, Judge Battersby, Swears in Jamie Rice and Nandita Nayyar
Berger Kahn – November 26, 2019
100% Bar Pass Rate for Berger Kahn!
Berger Kahn – November 19, 2019
Berger Kahn is Pleased to Welcome Jamie Rice
Berger Kahn – October 3, 2019
On December 11, 2022, Berger Kahn Associates volunteered at the Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Event.
Berger Kahn Attorneys Volunteer at UCI Mock Trial Tournament
On November 12 and 13, 2022, Berger Kahn attorneys volunteered as attorney scorers in UCI’s Mock Trial Tournament.
Berger Kahn Wins the Spirit Award at the 10th Annual Associate Board Brew Fest at the MET
Berger Kahn’s South OC Office attended the 10th Annual Associate Board Brew Fest at the MET this past Friday, June 17.
Erin Ezra, Jamie Rice and Nandita Nayyar Volunteer at UCI Mock Trial Tournament
On the weekend of January 9, 2022, Berger Kahn attorneys Erin Ezra, Jamie Rice, and Nandita “Nan” Nayyar volunteered as judges at the University of California, Irvine’s 2022 virtual Beach Party Tournament.
Nandita Nayyar Joins Orange County Bar Foundation Associate Board
On the evening of December 2, 2021, David and Erin Ezra, Jess Nerren, Nandita Nayyar, and Jamie Rice attended Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation’s (OCBF) annual meeting and Society of Fellows recognition reception.
Berger Kahn Participates in OCBF Project Youth’s “Brewfest” Fundraiser
On Friday, October 8, 2021, Erin Ezra, David Ezra, Jamie Rice, Walker Macon, Jay Shaaban, Nandita Nayyar, and Hannah Hong attended Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation’s 9th Annual Associate Board Brewfest fundraiser.
Berger Kahn Fundraises to Support Local At-Risk Youth
The OC Marathon is back! That means that Berger Kahn will participate in Project Youth’s fundraising project for this year’s event on Saturday, November 6.
Berger Kahn Speaks at UCI Phi Alpha Delta Meeting
On Wednesday, May 5, Partner Erin Ezra, Paralegal Hannah Hong, and Associates Andrew Wyatt, Jamie Rice, Nan Nayyar, Jay Shaaban, and Walker Macon participated in a speaking engagement hosted by UCI’s Phi Alpha Delta chapter.
Partner Erin Ezra and Associates Nandita Nayyar and Jamie Rice Volunteer at UC Irvine Mock Trial Beach Party Tournament
On January 9, 2021, Partner Erin Ezra and Associates Nandita Nayyar and Jamie Rice volunteered as judges for UC Irvine’s annual Beach Party Tournament.
Berger Kahn Judges at UC Irvine Mock Trial’s Anteater Tournament
On the weekend of November 7 and 8, 2020, Associates Nandita Nayyar and Jamie Rice and Partner Erin Ezra volunteered at UC Irvine’s first-ever virtual mock trial Anteater Tournament, in which 14 schools and over 20 teams competed — including Florida State, UC Los Angeles, and the University of Southern California.
Berger Kahn Participates in OCBF Project Youth’s OC Marathon Fundraiser
Berger Kahn is once again fundraising for the Orange County Bar Foundation Project Youth OC Marathon event.
Berger Kahn Attends OCBF Project Youth’s 7th Annual Game Day Fundraiser
On January 11th, 2020, Berger Kahn continued its tradition of attending the Orange County Bar Foundation’s annual Game Day Fundraiser in support of Project Youth.
Berger Kahn Attends Project Youth – Orange County Bar Foundation Annual Meeting
On December 13, 2019, Erin Ezra, David Ezra, Hannah Hong, and Jamie Rice attended the Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation’s (OCBF) annual meeting.