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USA California Insurance: Policyholder

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
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    Covington & Burling LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 17 Years Ranked
    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, including major 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
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Experienced in representing policyholders in a broad array of coverage disputes, including issues related to bankruptcy, cybersecurity and political risk. Additional expertise in issues concerning sexual abuse liability in the entertainment and sports industries. The firm has a broad client base that includes financial institutions, universities, real estate developers and manufacturers.
  2. 2
    Jones Day
    Insurance: Policyholder
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 11 Years Ranked
    Regularly represents blue-chip policyholder clients in high-exposure litigation, including cases related to natural disasters and other catastrophic events. Varied coverage expertise ranging from product liability cases through D&O and E&O claims, with significant niche expertise in railroad insurance. Offers additional capability in data breach and cybersecurity matters. Experienced working with clients from numerous industry sectors including aerospace, energy, pharmaceutical and retail, among others.
  3. Farella Braun + Martel LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    USA 2022 | Band 2
  4. Reed Smith LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    USA 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Latham & Watkins LLP
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    Latham & Watkins LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 17 Years Ranked
    Highly regarded for its capabilities in achieving substantial recovery amounts on behalf of policyholders. Highly capable of handling sophisticated cross-border disputes and has contributed to significant and precedent-setting decisions with regard to California state law. Specific areas of strength in coverage matters include environmental exposure, business interruption and asbestos claims. Noteworthy global presence and strength in London and Bermuda market matters.
  2. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 17 Years Ranked
    Established outfit offering 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. Particular specialization in long-tail asbestos claims and associated bankruptcy proceedings, as well as environmental and construction claims. Has further capabilities in disputes arising from property damage, hurricane-related claims and business interruption. Also adept at handling captive insurance matters.
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    Pasich LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Respected insurance coverage group representing policyholders in high-profile contentious matters. Noted for its expertise in D&O and sexual misconduct claims. Also handles high-value claims for business interruption and property damage related to hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters.
  4. Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP
    Insurance: Policyholder
    USA 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Lathrop GPM
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    Lathrop GPM
    Insurance: Policyholder
    USA 2022 | Band 4 | 1 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.