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Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder - New York
"He is a very strong technical lawyer." "He is a technically excellent attorney and really great in front of a jury." "He is very smart and very good to deal with."
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Known for his ardent advocacy in complex and highly consequential cases, Keith McKenna represents corporate policyholders in federal and state court actions seeking damages, declaratory judgments, and other reliefs against prominent U.S. and EU property and casualty insurers. Keith handles a wide range of complex commercial disputes for companies in industries including healthcare, manufacturing, sports and entertainment, government services, real estate, and telecommunications.
Keith routinely litigates high profile cases involving tens or hundreds of millions of dollars. Some of Keith’s recent notable work includes securing a landmark decision for Warren Pumps in a ruling that entitled Warren to access hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance coverage for its asbestos-related liabilities and changed the law on the critical question of how loss may be allocated among primary and excess insurers. Keith also won a precedent-setting ruling in Delaware Superior Court on securities claim coverage for a fraudulent conveyance lawsuit that allows Verizon Communications to collect $24 million in defense costs and to pursue coverage for an additional $95 million paid in settlement.