Covington & Burling LLP

Benedict M Lenhart

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Partner practicing in insurance and litigation. Serves as Co-Chair for Covington’s Insurance Practice Group. Lead role on scores of major insurance claims for policyholder clients. Assists clients in developing "big picture" strategy for resolving insurance claims, including how best to use litigation, ADR, and settlement together for best and most efficient result. Helped clients to achieve more than 500 insurance settlements. Particular experience with product liability and first party claims, and complex multi-party claims, aviation and transport claim, long tail claims.

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Harvard Law School (JD, cum laude); University of Michigan (BA, high honors); Adjunct Professor Georgetown Law Center (1991-present)