Brent Brougher pursues insurance coverage on behalf of policyholders in complex, high-profile matters in jurisdictions across the country. Mr. Brougher has an extensive background in this area, and in other commercial litigation and arbitration.

Mr. Brougher’s primary client emphasis is on insured businesses. He represents clients in lawsuits and ADR proceedings seeking insurance recovery on various lines of business, including commercial general liability policies, excess policies, directors and officers policies, errors and omissions policies, and other property, liability, employee, disability and insurance policies. Mr. Brougher’s clients are located throughout the United States, and he has handled matters in every geographic region in the U.S. and abroad.

Mr. Brougher served as Co-Team Leader of the firm’s Insurance Coverage practice. Before joining the firm, Mr. Brougher was a partner resident in San Francisco with a national, San Francisco-based firm, where he served as Office Chair of the Recruitment Committee. He was named a 2008 Georgia "Rising Star" in the area of Business Litigation by SuperLawyers magazine and is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*

*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure’s standards and policies.

Professional & Community Activities

Hastings Law Journal, Former Member


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. (1993)
    cum laude
  • University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., Political Science (1990)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (2003)
  • California (1993)


  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Fully engaged means clearly understanding your clients' objectives, and doing everything you possibly can to achieve them.

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Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
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San Francisco, CA, 94111
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Brent W. Brougher

Experience Highlights

Insurance coverage for an abatement company
Served as lead counsel representing a national abatement company in its effort to secure insurance coverage for an explosion and fire more
Litigation for a national food service research and development company
The firm served as lead counsel representing a research and development company serving the food more
Litigation counsel to a financial services company
Successfully represented a financial services company in a lawsuit regarding the enforceability of an arbitration provision contained in a contract more
Strategic acquisition for global manufacturer of aircraft systems
Served as buyer's counsel for one of the largest providers of aircraft equipment and on board systems for commercial, regional and business more