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O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Insurance: Insurer

1 ranked lawyersBand 4CaliforniaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Skilled insurance defense team with a strong focus on environmental issues and bodily injury claims, including long-tail asbestos liability. Represents major insurers in high-stakes litigation, as well as guiding them through arbitration proceedings. Can also call upon a significant transactional and regulatory practice nationwide. Also skilled in handling complex cyber coverage disputes. Has a growing presence in the healthcare market, representing insurers in multiple high-value cases.

Strengths

A commentator says: "They've done very well this year and have handled leading COVID-19 cases. Insurance companies are turning to them for some of the biggest and most complex cases."

Work highlights

Represented The Chubb Group in coverage litigation stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Notable practitioners

Richard Goetz possesses over three decades of experience in representing insurers in litigation over environment, asbestos and product liability claims.
"He's collaborative, really intelligent and a strong strategist." "He's a high-profile lawyer with a lot of expertise and experience."

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Insurance: Insurer


Richard Goetz
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