Timothy D. Lake


Tharpe & Howell, LLP

TIMOTHY D. LAKE is a Partner of the Firm in its Sherman Oaks, California, office and is Chair of the Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Practice Group. Mr. Lake also serves as a member of the California State Bar Insurance Law Committee, and the Claims and Litigation Man­agement Alliance Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee. He has authored numerous publications on insurance coverage related topics and has been an invited guest speaker at numerous events in the insurance industry.  

Mr. Lake also serves as coverage counsel for a nationwide insurance company for which he recently wrote and prepared new edition of insurance policies for all types of construction and service contractors, a policy for home inspectors, and for which he prepares special manuscript endorsements and provisions.

Mr. Lake also serves as coverage counsel for several nationwide insurance companies for which he has drafted revised editions of insurance policies involving commercial general liability coverage, commercial transportation coverage, homeowner property and liability coverage, as well as special manuscript endorsements and provisions. In his role as cover­age counsel, Mr. Lake provides coverage opinions to insurer clients and assists in coverage determinations involving commercial general liability, commercial transportation, home­owner property and liability insurance claims.