LOS ANGELES, CA – Nelsen, Thompson, Pegue & Thornton APC, a Los Angeles-based insurance coverage law firm, has named attorney Malena Dobal as Partner with the firm. With more than 20 years’ experience, Ms. Dobal represents major insurance companies in insurance coverage, bad faith and subrogation matters, and is well-versed in using Alternative Dispute Resolution having participated in mediations, binding arbitrations and settlement conferences.

“Malena is an indispensable asset to the firm and trusted advisor to our clients,” says the firm’s co-founder Philip H. Thompson. “We are pleased to recognize her as a Partner.”

Prior to joining the firm in 1995, Ms. Dobal was an associate at The Kornblum Law Offices. She is admitted to the California State Bar, and is licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court, Central, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of California, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth and Tenth Circuit. Ms. Dobal obtained her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law and her B.A. with honors from the University of California, Los Angeles.