Anya Stanley

Partner

1880 Century Park East, 12th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90067-1621

Phone: (310) 552-3400
Fax: (310) 552-0805
Email: astanley@ggltsw.com
Professional Experience

Anya Stanley is a partner at the firm where she practices in the insurance and risk management practice group.  Ms. Stanley represents both the insured and the insurer with special emphasis in the title insurance area and advises the firm's clients in bad faith claims, priority disputes, lender liability, the duty of the insurer to provide a defense, the equitable lien, and foreclosure issues. She is a frequent lecturer to the title insurance and real property industry groups and has provided expert testimony in many litigation matters.

Speaking Engagements:

“Trends in Southern California Real Estate Fraud,” presented to Los Angeles County Bar Association, Real Property Section, Title Insurance Subsection, Pasadena, California, September 18, 2012

“San Luis Obispo Public Works Training, Statutory Remedies Legal Update,” presented to County of San Luis Obispo, March 28 and 29th, 2012

“Avoiding Bad Faith,” presented to National Title Insurance of New York, Irvine, California, March 23, 2012

"Trial of a Forgery Case," presented to the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Title Insurance Subsection, February 2008

"Expect the Unexpected - Coverage and Claims Experiences Under the Homeowners' Title Insurance Policy," presented to the Los Angeles county Bar Association, Title Insurance Subsection, September 2005

"What's New in Title Insurance Arbitration", Los Angeles County Bar Association, Title Insurance Subsection, 2000

"The Enforceability of the Arbitration Clause in a Title Insurance Policy and Related Topics", Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, 1997

"The Enforceability of the Arbitration Clause in a Title Insurance Policy and Related Topics", Chicago Title Insurance Company, 1997

"The Enforceability of the Arbitration Clause in Title Insurance Policy and Related Topics", Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, 1996

"What is Bad Faith and How to Avoid the Appearance of It: A Practical View", Chicago Title Insurance Company, Western Region Claims Conference, October 25, 1994-Present

"The Evolution of CUMIS Counsel", Los Angeles County Bar Association, Title Insurance Subsection of Real Estate Section, 1991

Member of Panel of One-Day Seminar Entitled "California Title Insurance", Speaking on Lender Liability and a Title Insurer's Duty of Defense, Title Policies, Reports and Closing Procedures, Professional Education Systems, Inc. Presented in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego County, 1991

"Duty of Defense", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Walnut Creek, California, 1989

"Duty of Defense", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Walnut Creek, California, 1985

"Duty of Defense", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Rosemead, California, 1981-1983

Chairperson of "California Title Insurance," One Day Seminar, Professional Education Systems, Inc. in Los Angeles, Orange and Sand Diego Counties, 1989

Chairperson of "California Title Insurance," One Day Seminar, Professional Education Systems, Inc. Sacramento and San Francisco, 1989

"Equitable Liens and Marshalling of Assets", Safeco Title Insurance Company, Panorama City, California, 1987

"Equitable Liens and Marshalling of Assets", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Walnut Creek and Rosemead, California, 1987

Two Day Panel Discussion, "Foreclosures, Easements, Judgments, Unjust Enrichment, Forgery and Mechanics' Liens", Transamerica Title Insurance Company, Burbank, California, 1986

"Basic Title Insurance Claims", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Sacramento, California, 1985

"Duties of Trustee/Foreclosure", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Rosemead, California, 1985

"Equitable Liens and Marshalling of Assets", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Walnut Creek and Rosemead, California, 1987

Two Day Panel Discussion, "Foreclosures, Easements, Judgments, Unjust Enrichment, Forgery and Mechanics' Liens", Transamerica Title Insurance Company, Burbank, California, 1986

"Basic Title Insurance Claims", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Sacramento, California, 1985

"Duties of Trustee/Foreclosure", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Rosemead, California, 1985

"Mechanics' Lien Coverage--Title Insurance", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Walnut Creek, California, 1985

"Title Insurers' Duty of Settlement", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Walnut Creek, California, 1985

"Illegal Lot Splits--Title Insurance", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Walnut Creek, California, 1985

Panel Member, "How Do I Get From There to Hear?", Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 1984

"Forgeries", California Land Title Association Annual Meeting, Monterey, California, 1984

"Policy Coverage, CLTA Standard Coverage Policy", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Rosemead, California, 1983

"Escrow Claims", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Rosemead, California, 1983

"Foreclosure Procedures", Ticor Title Insurance Company, Rosemead, California, 1983

Publications:

Dieker v. Peelle Financial, 60 Cal.App.4th 288 (Cal. Ct. App. 1997)
65 Butterfield v. Chicago Title Insurance, 70 Cal.App.4th 1047 (Cal. Ct. App. 1999)

Practice Areas

Commercial and Real Estate Litigation
Bad Faith Insurance Defense
Coverage Analysis

Education

Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., cum laude), Syracuse, NY, 1975
San Diego State University (B.A., Political Science, cum laude), San Diego, CA, 1972

Professional Memberships/Certifications

State Bar of California
Chairperson, State Bar of California, Real Property Law Section, Escrow and Title Subsection (2012-2013)
California Land Title Association (affiliate member)
Los Angeles County Bar Association (Executive Committee, Real Estate Section, 1995-1997; Chairperson, Title Insurance Subsection, 1994-1995; Steering Committee, Title Insurance Section, 1984-Present; State Bar Annual Convention Delegate, 1976)
American Arbitration Association (Neutral for Commercial Panel), 1995-Present
CLTA Claims Council (Chairperson, Subcommittee on Forgeries, 1983-1985)
Pasadena Young Lawyers Association, 1976-1980

Bar Admissions

California, 1975
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1978
U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1979

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