Ritsa earned her J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law and holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.
Ritsa is a skilled litigator who represents individual policyholders nationwide. She focuses her practice in the areas of long-term disability insurance, handling both ERISA and non-ERISA claims litigation and appeals, and insurance bad faith. She has extensive experience assisting and counseling clients at all stages of the disability claim process, including filing initial claim applications, appealing claim denials and terminations, negotiating claim settlements, and actively litigating in both state and federal court. She is a caring and zealous advocate for her clients, no matter the nature of the dispute, and is passionate about helping and fighting for claimants who have been wronged and cheated by their insurers.
Prior to joining Bourhis Law Group, PC, Ritsa defended business entities in a wide variety of matters such as high-stakes class action litigation, commercial contract disputes, insurance disputes, tort and statutory claims, and labor and employment. Ritsa’s experience as a former defense attorney affords her a unique perspective on tackling cases in order to achieve a favorable outcome for her clients.
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado