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Insurance: Policyholder | USA

California

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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Band 1
  1. Covington & Burling LLP
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    Covington & Burling LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    2023 | Band 1 | 18 Years Ranked
    Covington & Burling LLP stands as a powerhouse in the area of policyholder representation with many of its practitioners considered among the nation's finest. Consistently appointed by corporate giants around the world on their most high-stakes litigation, the team handles major matters such as environmental disasters, asbestos claims and mass torts. Also notable for its experience in handling D&O disputes and cyber liability claims.
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Band 2
  1. Blank Rome LLP
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    Blank Rome LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    2023 | Band 2 | 4 Years Ranked
    Blank Rome LLP is experienced in representing policyholders in a broad array of coverage disputes, including issues related to bankruptcy, cybersecurity and political risk. The firm has additional expertise in issues concerning sexual abuse liability in the entertainment and sports industries and serves a broad client base that includes financial institutions, universities, real estate developers and manufacturers.
  2. Reed Smith LLP
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    Reed Smith LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    2023 | Band 2 | 16 Years Ranked
    Reed Smith LLP has a solid reputation in the financial services sector, particularly with regard to highly complex mortgage-based insurance disputes. The firm also assists clients with noncontentious coverage as well as corporate advice and has additional expertise in asbestos, product liability and business interruption claims. The team works with clients from a range of sectors including technology, hospitality and healthcare.
  3. Farella Braun + Martel LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    2023 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Jones Day
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    Jones Day
    Insurance: Policyholder
    2023 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    Jones Day regularly represents blue-chip policyholder clients in high-exposure litigation, including cases related to natural disasters and other catastrophic events. Its varied coverage expertise ranges from product liability cases through D&O and E&O claims, with significant niche expertise in railroad insurance. The team also offers experience working with clients from numerous industry sectors including aerospace, energy, pharmaceutical and retail.
  2. Latham & Watkins LLP
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    Latham & Watkins LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    2023 | Band 3 | 18 Years Ranked
    Latham & Watkins LLP is highly regarded for its capabilities in achieving substantial recovery amounts on behalf of policyholders. Capable of handling sophisticated cross-border disputes, the team has contributed to significant and precedent-setting decisions with regard to California state law. Its areas of strength include environmental exposure, business interruption, asbestos claims and the maintenance of a global presence in the London and Bermuda markets.
  3. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    2023 | Band 3 | 18 Years Ranked
    The established outfit at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP offers policyholder clients the breadth of a strong national practice as well as a wide range of insurance expertise, including everything from expert trial representation to corporate and transactional advice. It has particular specialization in long-tail asbestos claims and associated bankruptcy proceedings, as well as environmental and construction claims. In addition, the team has capabilities in disputes arising from property damage, hurricane-related claims and business interruption and is adept at handling captive insurance matters.
  4. Pasich LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    2023 | Band 3
  5. Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    2023 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Lathrop GPM
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    Lathrop GPM
    Insurance: Policyholder
    2023 | Band 4 | 2 Years Ranked
    Lathrop GPM has a respected policyholder-side insurance practice noted for its expertise in environmental and D&O matters. The firm also regularly handles claims regarding asbestos liabilities and property damage, particularly for clients in the manufacturing and real estate sectors.