Xenia Tashlitsky

Xenia Tashlitsky is a member of the Commercial and Business Litigation, Construction, and Insurance Coverage practice groups. Her experience encompasses construction and insurance coverage disputes, civil litigation, and contract negotiation.

Xenia brings a proactive and client-focused approach to resolving legal challenges. Her skills in litigation and negotiation showcase her versatility in strategically managing a wide range of legal scenarios, from complex disputes to intricate agreements.

Xenia was a member of the first graduating class of the UC Irvine School of Law, where she served on the UC Irvine Law Review, won the Faculty Award for Legal Writing, and won third place in the Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition.

Xenia served as a federal law clerk with Judge Charles Lynwood Smith, Jr. in the Northern District of Alabama and Judge Dale S. Fischer in the Central District of California.


  • J.D., University of California, Irvine School of Law
  • B.A., University of California, Irvine

Areas Of Practice

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

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.


  • Insurance Plaintiff’s Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes

Articles and Presentations

  • Author, ” Reasonable Accommodations for Service Animals in Rentals and HOAs,” Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada, Spring 2024
  • Author, “The First-Year Switch: Succeeding after an early lateral move,” ABA Journal, January 3, 2024
  • Author, “What lawyers and contractors need to know about minimizing exposure,” Daily Journal, November 20, 2023
  • Author, “A Critique of Supplying the NRLB with Social Science Expertise Through Party/Amicus Briefs, UC Irvine Law Review, December 2011
  • Co-Author,”Imagine a World Where Employers are Required to Bargain with Minority Unions,” SSRN, February 14, 2012


  • Regional Co-Chair for Southern California, CLA Construction
  • Construction Liasion, Big CLA/Real Property
  • Member, National Association of Women in Construction, San Diego Chapter
  • Associate Editor, ADC Defense Comment


  • California