• November 3, 2020 — Franklin | Soto LLP obtained partial summary judgment in favor of The Crosby Estate at Rancho Santa Fe Master Association in a civil action against Ironshore Specialty Insurance Company pending in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California — Case No. 19-cv-2369-WQH-NLS.  District Judge William Hayes granted summary judgment in The Crosby Estate’s favor on two causes of action for breach of contract and one cause of action for declaratory relief, holding that Ironshore (1) breached its duty to defend in connection with a 2018 lawsuit filed against its insured, The Crosby Estate; and (2) breached its Directors & Officers Liability policy by requiring the insured to satisfy a $50,000 retention as a condition of the policy’s duty-to-defend coverage.

  • December 7, 2017  — Franklin | Soto LLP partners Josh Franklin and Cheryl Soto deliver presentation — “Navigating the Labyrinth of Cyber Insurance” — at Association of International Certified Professional Accountants’ 2017 Construction and Real Estate Conference at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • November 30, 2017 — Franklin | Soto LLP obtains unanimous decision from the California Court of Appeal affirming trial court’s ruling that Mary Furman is entitled to 100 percent of proceeds from her deceased brother’s group life insurance policy issued under the Servicemen’s Group Life Insurance Act of 1965.  In re Marriage of Steiner (Furman v. Steiner), Case No. D071155 (Nov. 30, 2017).

  • April 10, 2017 – Franklin | Soto LLP Partner Josh Franklin recognized as one of 100 attorneys in San Diego Business Journal’s 2017 “Best of the Bar” list.  SDBJ 2017 “Best of the Bar” List

  • October 17, 2016 – Franklin | Soto LLP Partner Josh Franklin to speak at San Diego County Bar Association MCLE Program — “Nightmares on Cyber Street: Recent Developments in Data Privacy Litigation and Cyber Insurance Coverage.” Link to Nightmares on Cyber Street: Recent Developments in Data Privacy Litigation and Cyber Insurance Coverage

  • March 10, 2016 – Franklin | Soto LLP Partners Josh Franklin and Cheryl Soto interviewed regarding Cyber Insurance on Real Talk San Diego – Link to Podcast of Interview