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Adam A. Hutchinson

Adam Hutchinson financial services litigation, insurance defense, construction litigation, and general business litigation

Adam A. Hutchinson is the Member-In-Charge of Severson & Werson’s Orange County Office, and serves on the firm’s Advisory, Diversity and Retirement Committees.

Whether it is shutting down litigation early, or taking a “bet the farm” case to trial, Adam has the experience, ability and common sense that ensures his clients’ goals are accomplished

Adam A. Hutchinson is a Shareholder in Severson & Werson’s Orange County office, with a practice focusing on financial services litigation, insurance defense, construction litigation, and general business litigation. His breadth of experience enables him to handle complex hybrid cases involving multiple practice areas with great success.

Mr. Hutchinson’s financial services practice involves actions relating to violations of the fair debt collection practices acts, credit reporting, wrongful repossession and foreclosure, refusal of reinstatement, breach of warranty and rescission, lien and title disputes, and leasing act violations. He has complex litigation experience, having participated in the defense of complex class actions in a variety of contexts, including unfair business practices claims under California Business & Professions Code Section 17200.

In the insurance defense realm, Mr. Hutchinson defends a wide variety of personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, product liability and property damage claims, representing numerous types of businesses and individuals, including those in the sports and entertainment and real estate industries. Mr. Hutchinson also defends architects, engineers, real estate professionals and others against errors and omission and related claims.

Mr. Hutchinson’s construction practice focuses on the defense of design professionals, developers and contractors against construction defect and delay claims, involving projects from condominiums and single-family homes to multi-million dollar commercial developments.

Mr. Hutchinson also handles a wide variety of general business litigation matters with an emphasis on cost-effective strategies that advance the client’s interests while minimizing disruption to the enterprise.


  • Loyola Law School, J.D., 1997
  • University of California, Irvine, B.A., Social Ecology, Cum Laude 1993


  • California