Susan “Knell” Bumbalo joined Jackson & Campbell in 2010 and is a Senior Associate in the Insurance Coverage Practice Group. She has nearly 15 years experience handling insurance coverage disputes under general liability and professional liability policies.
Knell represents some of the largest insurance companies in the United States analyzing insurance coverage under various types of policies for large commercial losses with emphasis on construction defect, environmental, bodily injury and product liability claims. She drafts coverage opinions and coverage position letters and participates in all phases of litigation regarding coverage issues. Knell has extensive experience in multi-district litigation. On occasion, she lends her expertise to professional liability coverage cases.
Prior to joining Jackson & Campbell, Knell practiced insurance coverage law in the San Francisco Bay Area with an emphasis on environmental and construction defect coverage.
Knell graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a B.A. in Geography. She earned her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where she was a legal writing and moot court teaching assistant during her third year.
Knell is admitted to practice law in California and the District of Columbia.
In her spare time, Knell volunteers as a Girl Scout Troop leader and has lead troops from Daisies (grades K-1) to Cadettes (grades 6-8).