Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation
Drawing from a keen understanding of financial markets and insurance, we assist insurance and reinsurance industry clients with a broad range of regulatory compliance and litigation issues.
We represent a variety of industry stakeholders including insurers, reinsurers, reinsurance intermediaries, insurance brokers, captive managers, reinsurance pool managers and other key industry players. We understand the many kinds of insurance products and financial strategies that pervade the insurance arena, allowing us to provide pragmatic guidance and dispute resolution strategies suited to each client’s unique matter.
Our lawyers have represented insurance companies in a wide range of insurance coverage matters in state and federal courts, including:
- Property casualty disputes
- Long-tail liability claims involving asbestos, environmental and products
- Bad faith claims
- First-party life, health and disability disputes
- Contribution and allocation actions
- Fraud-recission matters
We also have extensive experience representing insurance companies in commercial disputes including market conduct and product “suitability” disputes and have assisted our clients in internal investigations of fraudulent conduct by agents and/or customers.
International and domestic clients rely on our experience for the various issues and opportunities that arise in reinsurance relationships:
- Trying cases before arbitration panels, courts and appeals forums
- Alternate dispute resolution and mediation (LINK)
- Contract preparation and review
- Claim and coverage analysis
- Insolvency issues
- Transactional counsel
- Liability audits
Additionally, our affiliated business, Griffin Financial Group, assists insurance companies with a broad range of strategic, financial and transactional investment banking services.