Jeffrey Masters

Jeffrey D. Masters

Partner, Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP

Contact Info

Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP

2029 Century Park East, Suite 2100
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: (310) 284-2239
Fax: (310) 284-2100



Mr. Masters is a litigation partner and founding chair of the Risk Management and Insurance Coverage Practice Group at the preeminent real estate and construction law firm Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP. He serves owners, contractors, investors, developers, and homebuilders.

Mr. Masters prosecutes complex insurance coverage claims and litigation against insurers in California and nationally. In his national transactional practice, he provides strategic risk management legal counsel on complex contractual risk transfer issues such as indemnification, insurance, and limitation of liability provisions; negotiation, structuring, and implementation of liability and property insurance programs; operational risk management; and planning and execution of project exit strategies, including insurance for post-dissolution completed operations risks.

He also advises clients on risk allocation issues in joint venture agreements, limited liability company operating agreements, leases, management agreements, and residential and commercial asset acquisitions and dispositions; design and construction quality assurance programs; and managing and insuring risk in mixed-use projects, condominium conversions, shelf condominiums, adaptive reuse projects, repositioning of distressed real estate assets, and commercial and residential leasing and sales.


Mr. Masters was the 2000 recipient of the IRMI Words of Wisdom (WOW) Award, presented at the 20th IRMI Construction Risk Conference.

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