Blank Rome LLP

Insurance Department

New York
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Overview

•    Among few NY firms working just for policyholders
•    Recovered $8 billion+ from insurers, brokers in the last decade
•    Experience in specialty insurance, including transactional, crime, product contamination, bankruptcy, business conduct liabilities, cybersecurity, political risk, sex abuse
•    NY team works closely with Firm’s 25 dedicated insurance coverage lawyers in our Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and Houston offices
•    Work with Firm’s government contracts and corporate transactions/M&A practices on overlapping insurance issues
•    Practice size recently doubled; over 70 percent of additions are women, including two lateral NY partners
•    Transactions: Advise on insurance aspects of billion-dollar+ transactions (over a dozen in the past two years for blue-chip clients), securing representations and warranties insurance and tax insurance on favorable terms
•    Plaintiffs’ mentality: Our plaintiff-style approach pursues recoveries for clients, frequently tort defendants, and focuses on maximizing benefits and recoveries. Nearly all our lawyers have many trial and appellate successes
•    Sexual abuse liability: Our cutting-edge experience in insurance coverage in this area is second to none in the U.S., recovering over $1 billion in insurance proceeds in such cases.
•    Six Fellows in the American College of Coverage Counsel, a prestigious, invitation-only organization improving civility, professionalism, and the quality of the practice of insurance law.