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Dykema Gossett PLLC

Insurance: Insurer

2 ranked lawyersBand 3District of ColumbiaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Strong team offers dedicated representation of insurers in complex coverage disputes and other litigation. Strong record in both professional liability and general liability claims, including particular expertise in cases involving bank failure. Frequently acts on bad faith claims.

Strengths

Sources report: "They're very smart, know the area inside and out, their writing is very strong and they have a deep bench of knowledge. They're a personable team made up of wonderful lawyers who understand business relationships as well as legal ones."

Commentators say: "They're a good team overall. They're very experienced, competent lawyers who know the subject area very well. Their key strength as a team would be their experience and breadth of knowledge."

Work highlights

Secured a summary judgment for ASIC in defense of a coverage action seeking a $20 million underlying settlement and alleging bad faith and extra-contractual damages. Successfully proved that ASIC's D&O policy did not extend to professional liability claims brought against the insured.

Notable practitioners

Lewis Loss focuses his practice in the representation of prominent insurance carriers in complex and sensitive disputes. He is noted for his expert handling of sexual misconduct, wrongful death and business interruption claims. 
"He is experienced, professional, and has the depth of knowledge necessary to handle very complex matters." "He is a very experienced and well-respected lawyer."

Thomas Judge brings particular expertise in professional liability disputes, including D&O and E&O work.
"Tom understands our policies and the litigation process well. He is very knowledgeable in the area of management and professional liability insurance." "He's very knowledgeable about the insurance issues and he's collaborative."

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District of Columbia

Insurance: Insurer


Lewis K Loss
Band 2
Thomas J Judge
Band 2