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Jones Day

Insurance: Policyholder

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What the team is known for

Regularly represents blue-chip policyholder clients in high-exposure litigation, including cases related to natural disasters and other catastrophic events. Varied coverage expertise ranging from product liability cases through D&O and E&O claims, with significant niche expertise in railroad insurance. Offers additional capability in data breach and cybersecurity matters. Experienced working with clients from numerous industry sectors including aerospace, energy, pharmaceutical and retail, among others.

Strengths

Clients say: "The team is great to work with and has a strong knowledge of insurance law. Their ability to foresee the outcomes based on their experience is very useful."

Another client notes: "They are highly responsive and have a subject matter expert for anything one could think of. Jones Day is in the top tier for client service."

Work highlights

Represented Sony Interactive Entertainment America in a coverage dispute with Axis Surplus Insurance Company over the interpretation of a cyber/E&O policy.

Notable practitioners

Brian McDonald deals with a wide range of insurance coverage claims on behalf of policyholders. He is well regarded for his handling of cybersecurity and D&O claims, among other matters.

Richard DeNatale is a well-regarded practitioner with extensive experience in the field. He often handles insurance claims relating to cyber attacks and data breaches.

Chair of the firm's insurance recovery group Tyrone Childress possesses a wealth of experience with policyholder side insurance and is strong on mass tort and product liability claims, among others.
"He is a brilliant commercial litigator. He is efficient, targeted and zealously represents his clients."

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Insurance: Policyholder Department

Jones Day

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Department location

555 California Street

26th Floor

San Francisco

California

USA

CA 94104

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California

Insurance: Policyholder


Brian D. McDonald
Band 4
Richard DeNatale
Band 4
Tyrone R Childress
Band 2