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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Insurance: Policyholder

3 ranked lawyersBand 2District of ColumbiaUSA 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Respected practice with a strong focus on representing policyholders in the energy and natural resources sphere. Particular strength in environmental contamination, D&O and property damage claims. Offers considerable expertise in handling insurance litigation with international and cross-border aspects.

Strengths

"The team is commercial, maintains relationships between the parties involved and adopts a clever and detailed approach."

Work highlights

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman represented Duke Energy in a major coverage dispute with a group of insurers concerning contamination of groundwater by coal ash at 15 power plants in North and South Carolina. The claims were made under historic insurance policies issued in the 1970s-80s.

Notable practitioners

David Klein has extensive experience litigating coverage claims on behalf of policyholders, including D&O, environmental and event cancellation policies. He frequently represents clients from the energy, manufacturing and financial services industries, among others.

Mark Plumer is frequently retained by industrial and energy sector policyholder clients for representation in complex, and often cross-border, insurance disputes.
"Mark is outstanding and perhaps the best attorney I have worked with." "He is a trusted adviser who is able to cut right to the issue at hand and give very practical advice. He is smart, commercially savvy and collaborative." "A consummate professional who is effective at achieving results and understanding client needs."

Peter Gillon is cohead of the national insurance recovery and advisory group at Pillsbury. He frequently handles complex disputes arising from D&O and product liability claims, including those arising in relation to class actions.

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Insurance: Policyholder

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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Location

1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

DC 20036

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Insurance: Policyholder


David F Klein
Band 3
Mark J Plumer
Band 1
Peter Gillon
Band 2