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USA Illinois Insurance: Dispute Resolution

Insurance includes both contentious and non-contentious insurance and reinsurance matters. On the contentious side, we feature coverage claims litigation, broker`s negligence and both 'facultative' and 'treaty' reinsurance disputes. There is also an element of professional negligence issues arising from insurance disputes. On the non-contentious side, we include all forms of M&A, capital raisings, demutualisations and other regulatory issues.

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Senior Statespeople
  1. Jill B Berkeley
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    Jill B Berkeley
    Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
    Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Senior Statespeople | 18 Years Ranked
    Jill Berkeley is recognized for her longstanding experience representing policyholders and claimants in high-value coverage disputes.
  2. Carolyn Rosenberg
    Reed Smith LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Senior Statespeople
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Band 1
  1. Angela R Elbert
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    Angela R Elbert
    Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
    Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Angela Elbert chairs the firm's insurance group and is retained by policyholders in coverage disputes arising out of a broad variety of claims.
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    Marc E. Rosenthal
    Proskauer Rose LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Marc Rosenthal represents clients from a range of industries, including manufacturing, real estate, finance and hospitality, in a variety of coverage disputes and arbitrations.
  3. Michael M. Marick
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    Michael M. Marick
    Skarzynski, Marick & Black LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Michael Marick draws widespread praise for his successful representations of domestic and international insurance companies in complex, high-value disputes. His experience includes expertly handling litigation stemming from allegations of sexual abuse and claims concerning the opioid crisis.
  4. Ommid C. Farashahi
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    Ommid C. Farashahi
    BatesCarey LLP
    BatesCarey LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 5 Years Ranked
    Ommid Farashahi represents insurers in complex litigation relating to a broad range of coverage disputes, and is particularly noted for his strength in handling professional liability claims.
  5. Scott M. Seaman
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    Scott M. Seaman
    Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
    Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 13 Years Ranked
    Scott Seaman receives praise for his representation of insurance carriers in environmental, asbestos, business interruption and product liability disputes.
  6. John H Mathias Jr
    Jenner & Block LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 1
  7. John S Vishneski
    Reed Smith LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 1
  8. John Shugrue
    Reed Smith LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 1
  9. Paula E Litt
    Honigman LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Adam H. Fleischer
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    Adam H. Fleischer
    BatesCarey LLP
    BatesCarey LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    Adam Fleischer frequently represents national insurance carriers in cutting-edge disputes relating to matters including opioids, personal injury, business interruption and sexual abuse claims.
  2. Adam K Hollander
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    Adam K Hollander
    Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    Barnes & Thornburg LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 12 Years Ranked
    Adam Hollander is retained by policyholders to handle a multitude of coverage disputes and issues, including those pertaining to general liability, D&O, environmental disasters and first-party property matters.
  3. David F Cutter
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    David F Cutter
    BatesCarey LLP
    BatesCarey LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 13 Years Ranked
    David Cutter is a respected insurance attorney who frequently litigates a wide array of coverage disputes. His areas of expertise include D&O, fiduciary matters and bond coverage, among other areas.
  4. David Schoenfeld
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    David Schoenfeld
    Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
    Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 6 Years Ranked
    David Schoenfeld is frequently called upon by insurance carriers for representation in complex coverage disputes, including large-scale class action claims.
  5. James M Davis
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    James M Davis
    Perkins Coie LLP
    Perkins Coie LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 15 Years Ranked
    James Davis regularly handles disputes for policyholder clients across a range of industries, including manufacturing, transport, retail and real estate.
  6. Keith Moskowitz
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    Keith Moskowitz
    Dentons
    Dentons | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 4 Years Ranked
    Keith Moskowitz is highly experienced in handling complex coverage disputes often involving long-tail and mass tort claims. He has additional expertise in leading clients through high-value and complex business interruption claims.
  7. Matthew J. Fink
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    Matthew J. Fink
    Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP
    Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    Matthew Fink garners praise for his work for market-leading insurance carriers across a plethora of high-value coverage disputes.
  8. Monica T. Sullivan
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    Monica T. Sullivan
    Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP
    Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Monica Sullivan is noted for her experience in arbitrations and litigation concerning claims relating to commercial and professional liability.
  9. Robert J. Bates, Jr.
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    Robert J. Bates, Jr.
    BatesCarey LLP
    BatesCarey LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    Robert Bates offers considerable expertise in handling insurance disputes, frequently acting for both insurers and reinsurers across a range of complex matters. He is also well versed in reinsurance arbitrations.
  10. David Kroeger
    Jenner & Block LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2
  11. Donna Vobornik
    Dentons | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2
  12. Eileen King Bower
    Clyde & Co | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2
  13. Paul Langer
    Quarles & Brady LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2
  14. Thomas A Marrinson
    Reed Smith LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. James H. Kallianis, Jr
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    James H. Kallianis, Jr
    Skarzynski, Marick & Black LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    James Kallianis demonstrates considerable experience acting across a range of coverage disputes, including those pertaining to asbestos claims, general liability and personal injury.
  2. Karen M. Dixon
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    Karen M. Dixon
    Skarzynski, Marick & Black LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Karen Dixon has a burgeoning reputation among insurers for her expertise in mass tort, personal injury and data privacy matters.
  3. Lynn H Murray
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    Lynn H Murray
    Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
    Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 7 Years Ranked
    Lynn Murray operates a multifaceted commercial disputes practice with a focus on complex insurance coverage litigation.
  4. Matthew O. Sitzer
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    Matthew O. Sitzer
    Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
    Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Matthew Sitzer's broad practice includes advising insurers on a range of issues, with particularly extensive experience of personal injury and mass tort matters.
  5. Nader Boulos
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    Nader Boulos
    Kirkland & Ellis
    Kirkland & Ellis | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 13 Years Ranked
    Nader Boulos is a seasoned litigator with a wealth of experience in coverage disputes relating to D&O insurance, property damage, general liability and business interruption losses, among other areas.
  6. Neil Posner
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    Neil Posner
    Much Shelist, P.C.
    Much Shelist, P.C. | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Neil Posner has extensive experience representing policyholders on insurance recovery and dispute resolution matters.
  7. Paul R Walker-Bright
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    Paul R Walker-Bright
    Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
    Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    Paul Walker-Bright enjoys a strong reputation among public and private sector policyholders in Illinois for his expertise in bankruptcy, bodily injury and biometric privacy matters.
  8. Richard H. Nicolaides, Jr.
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    Richard H. Nicolaides, Jr.
    Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP
    Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Richard Nicolaides regularly advises insurer clients on a range of complex coverage disputes. His expertise includes personal injury, bankruptcy and cyber-related claims.
  9. Seth D Lamden
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    Seth D Lamden
    Blank Rome LLP
    Blank Rome LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Seth Lamden is a respected policyholder-side litigator. He is noted for his expert representation of clients in disputes stemming from property damage, personal injury and business interruption-related losses.
  10. Catalina J. Sugayan
    Clyde & Co | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3
  11. Clinton E. Cameron
    Clyde & Co | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3
  12. Hope Nightingale
    Litchfield Cavo LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3
  13. James Hickey
    Kennedys CMK | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3
  14. James J. Sanders
    Clyde & Co | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3
  15. John LaBarbera
    Kennedys CMK | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3
  16. Stanley C. Nardoni
    Reed Smith LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Band 3
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Up and Coming
  1. R Patrick Bedell
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    R Patrick Bedell
    BatesCarey LLP
    BatesCarey LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Up and Coming | 2 Years Ranked
    Patrick Bedell has a respected and growing practice in the insurance space. He has notable experience representing a range of coverage claims, including those stemming from the opioid crisis.
  2. Emily Garrison
    Honigman LLP | Insurance: Dispute Resolution
    USA 2022 | Up and Coming