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.