Provided by Deirdre Johnson
Deirdre is a seasoned litigator who focuses her practice on representing insurers, reinsurers, and captive insurers in a broad spectrum of coverage disputes and handling domestic and international arbitration proceedings and litigations involving insurance and reinsurance matters. She represents companies in disputes concerning life reinsurance treaties and defends public corporations in class action lawsuits, securities litigation, and SEC enforcement actions.
In the reinsurance/insurance litigation side of her practice, Deirdre has extensive experience with all types of coverage disputes, including those involving professional liability, life and health, variable annuity, general liability, surety, product liability, employment discrimination, first-party property, and environmental matters. She has represented numerous clients in disputes arising under policies on the Bermuda form. Her work also encompasses guiding clients through US-based, Bermuda, and London arbitration proceedings.
Deirdre is Co-chair of the Reinsurance Subcommittee of the ABA’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, and a Member of the Association of Professional Insurance Women. She was previously Chair of the AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society (ARIAS US).