The firm's Insurance Coverage Team represents clients in their disputes with property and casualty companies over high-stakes claims relating to all the following types of coverage:

  • Intellectual property
  • Mass Tort
  • Environmental
  • Business interruption
  • Construction and construction defect
  • Directors and Officers/Corporate governance
  • Employment
  • Reinsurance, captive insurance and financial products

Working closely with risk managers, in-house counsel and business unit heads, the firm has recovered insurance proceeds in the billions of dollars for high-profile clients that include Fortune 500 and top financial services firms. The Team serves as lead counsel in litigation in multiple states, London and Bermuda, backed by resources sufficient to litigate cases involving dozens of parties.

The Insurance Coverage Team's reputation is based, both on its negotiation skills and its commitment to trying cases vigorously and successfully. At the same time, the Team maintains cooperative, businesslike relationships with insurers and their counsel, facilitating appropriate settlements and preserving long-term relationships. The group also advises on potential liability exposure and helps evaluate the adequacy of insurance before coverage issues arise.

The Intellectual Property Team works closely with the Insurance Coverage Team on issues such as:

  • Advertising Injury
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Patent Infringement
  • Trade Dress (Packaging) Infringement
  • Trade Libel
  • Defamation
  • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets and Confidential Information
  • Emerging issues of information security liability