Sharon A. Huerta

Sharon A. Huerta, a member of the Construction and Insurance practice group, excels in comprehensive insurance law and effective dispute resolution. Her practice encompasses all aspects of litigation, with a focus on insurance coverage litigation and evaluation, bad faith, and developer representation.

Sharon’s proficiency extends to appellate writing, where she has been instrumental in drafting briefs for several successful published and unpublished opinions, showcasing her in-depth legal knowledge and skilled argument. Notable cases include Pardee Construction Co. v. Ins. Co. of the West (2000), Emerald Bay Community Assn. v. Golden Eagle Ins. Corp. (2005), and Pulte Home Corp. v. American Safety Indem. Co. (2017).

Her skillset in insurance law, coupled with her knowledge in navigating complex legal disputes, makes her a valuable asset to clients across a board variety of business and personal in the aoo sectors. Her role in shaping influential legal decisions further underscores her capabilities as a leading attorney in aflG-insurance and construction litigation.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 1996

Areas Of Practice

Our insurance coverage attorneys have substantial experience with the complex and nuanced aspects of insurance coverage.

Our construction attorneys have substantial experience with the diverse and often complex aspects of the construction business.

Experienced, forward-thinking advocates who go beyond the expected for clients in dispute prevention and resolution.

Our professional liability practice group offers service and experience in all aspects of professional liability, including conflict avoidance through counseling, dispute resolution through mediation and arbitration, representation in actual or threatened litigation, and representation in professional licensing and disciplinary proceedings. 

Representative Cases

  • Pardee Construction v. Ins. Co. of the West (2000) 77 Cal.App.4th 1340.
  • Emerald Bay Community v. Golden Eagle Ins. Corp. (2005) 130 Cal.App.4th 1078.
  • Pulte Home Corp. v. American Safety lndem. Co. {2017) 14 Cal.App.5th 1086.

Awards and Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America® – Insurance Law



  • Chair, Insurance Law Committee, Business Law Section, California Lawyers Association
  • Vice Chair, Insurance & Bad Faith Law Section, San Diego County Bar Association
  • Member, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance


  • California, 1996