Blank Rome LLP

Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder Department

USA - Nationwide
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Overview

How we stand out

  • One of few U.S. firms focusing exclusively on policyholder work, and we're known for our substantial trial experience and mindset.

  • Experienced in specialty areas of insurance, including bankruptcy, business conduct liabilities, cybersecurity, directors’ and officers’, employment, energy, environmental liability, political risk, and business interruption; and newer areas including product recall, representation & warranties, sports and athletic injury, and credit risk insurance.

  • We’ve helped Fortune 500 companies assess their cyber risk profiles and structure cyber insurance programs.

  • Severe Weather Emergency Recovery Team – an interdisciplinary group experienced in issues impacted by severe weather events.

  • Plaintiffs’ mentality – For clients, frequently defendants in the tort system, we focus on maximizing benefits and recoveries. Our Washington, D.C.; New York; Los Angeles; and Houston teams have recovered $7.5 billion+ for clients from insurers and insurance brokers in the last decade.

  • Sexual abuse liability – our experience in insurance coverage for sexual abuse liability has helped us recover $1 billion+ in insurance proceeds in cutting-edge cases, where we've secured multi-million recoveries for victims.

  • Transactions – we also advise corporations, private equity firms, and hedge funds, on insurance coverage aspects of billion-dollar+ transactions, including insurance due diligence, and securing representations and warranties insurance on favorable terms.