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Reed Smith LLP

Insurance

4 ranked lawyersBand 1PennsylvaniaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Preeminent firm housing a diverse insurance practice. Areas of skill range from general liability and mortgage insurance to business interruption and crime coverage issues. Standout regional reputation reinforced by the firm's global footprint and notable experience of international insurance disputes. Attracts an impressive roster of corporate policyholders from an array of industries including healthcare, manufacturing and financial services. Also demonstrates expertise in handling insurance cases relating to workers' rights.

Strengths

One client says: "The firm and the attorneys we have used there are excellent and have obtained good results for us."

"The insurance litigation team at Reed Smith is first class," says a client, going on to describe the firm as "a valued partner for our company."

Notable practitioners

Courtney Horrigan handles insurance litigation for a broad base of policyholder clients, including leading pharmaceutical companies and financial institutions.
"Courtney achieves a wonderful balance of the strategic, creative and practical aspects of litigation - she is also by far the most responsive external counsel I've ever encountered."

Doug Widin has extensive experience representing policyholders in large coverage disputes, including property insurance and professional liability matters. He also has notable expertise in handling class actions and bad faith litigation.
"He is a thoughtful, excellent lawyer."

John Ellison represents policyholders in large insurance coverage disputes. He has experience in matters concerning a vast array of policies, including those that concern catastrophic losses and major property damage.
"John is a great lawyer who gets great results."

Timothy Law represents clients in disputes concerning a broad array of insurance recovery issues. He has key expertise in both litigation and international arbitration, with experience handling proceedings in both London and Bermuda.
"Tim is a highly knowledgeable, responsive, and effective insurance coverage attorney."

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Pennsylvania

Insurance


Courtney Horrigan
Band 3
Doug Widin
Band 3
John N Ellison
Band 1
Timothy Law
Band 3