K&L Gates

Insurance Department

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What the team is known for Represents corporate policyholders in a broad range of insurance issues, including construction defects, E&O claims and liability issues. Has significant experience acting for clients in asbestos coverage disputes and bad faith litigation matters. Recognized for its deep knowledge of marine and aviation risk insurance policies. Increasingly active in large-scale disputes involving cyber issues such as data breaches. Frequently represents multinational corporations from the manufacturing, energy and aerospace industries, among others.

Strengths A peer says: "Their greatest strength is their depth and breadth. They are formidable adversaries and they have a lot of experience in asbestos and mass tort claims."

A market source notes that this is a "top-notch policyholder practice and very well respected."

Notable practitioners

David McGonigle
focuses on insurance coverage litigation across a range of claims, such as asbestos, environment and product liability issues. An interviewee reports: "What is unique about him is that he can litigate claims, but he is a problem solver."