A Specialized Practice
The Law Offices of Shawn E. Caine represent individuals, businesses, ranching and farming operations, and national insurance companies in complex litigation, business matters, and transactions. While offering an extensive range of legal services, the core practice areas are a unique mix of wildland fire litigation, catastrophic loss, business disputes and transactions.
Shawn E. Caine is well recognized for successfully managing and leading some of the most visible and wide-ranging catastrophic wildland fire litigation cases of the past three decades. He is currently court appointed co lead in the insurer efforts to recover more than $10 Billion in losses from the fall 2017 wildfires in Northern California, and just filed in early 2019 the complaints for the devastating Camp and Woolsey fires. Those fires alone caused multiple fatalities and property losses in excess of another $10 Billion. Shawn Caine was also appointed as co-lead for the insurance industry in the 2017 Thomas Fire and the 2018 debris flow cases, another series of events causing Billions of dollars in losses. Shawn also resolved in 2017 cases involving hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, and initiating claims and actions in Kansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Washington.
Prior to 2017, Shawn recovered over $1.2 billion in cases where he acted as a leader and court appointed co-liaison counsel. In 2016 alone, he was directly engaged as co-liasion counsel or active lawyer in the resolution of more than $25 million in wildfire cases in California and Texas. Shawn has also negotiated and litigated high stakes business and real estate transactions for agricultural and ranching businesses and their owners. Additionally, he is experienced in personal injury, wrongful death and property loss cases.
Dedicated to Clients
Shawn is dedicated to his clients and demonstrates his commitment through good communication and exceptional service. He provides a more personal level of service than large law firms – and is more responsive and cost-effective. Long-term clients have worked with Shawn decade after decade, and a steady stream of referrals sustains the firm’s growth. Cases are pursued with balance, experience, insight, and an expectation of positive results. Clients respond with trust, confidence, and respect, knowing Shawn desires more than anything to help them achieve their personal and business goals through effective counsel, sound strategies, and extraordinary legal practices.