The firm has extensive experience advising clients about insurance coverage. Firm attorneys have served as counsel to primary and excess insurers and reinsurers based in the United States and overseas. We are experienced in all major lines of coverage and many specialty lines, including: 

  • Architects and engineers professional liability
  • Accountants professional liability
  • Bankers professional liability
  • Directors’ and officers’ liability
  • Fiduciary liability
  • Medical malpractice
  • Legal malpractice
  • Product liability
  • Managed care liability
  • Insurance agents and brokers errors and omissions
  • Insurance companies’ errors and omissions
  • Investment bankers’ errors and omissions
  • Partners liability
  • Miscellaneous errors and omissions
  • Employment practices liability
  • Commercial general liability
  • Owners and contractors liability
  • Life, health and disability
  • Financial institution bonds and commercial crime
  • Property, including all risk and boiler and machinery
  • Trust department errors and omissions
  • Umbrella liability
  • Workers’ compensation and employer’s liability

Our insurance and reinsurance work has included claim audits, including for the audit committee of a major professional, and directors’ and officers’ liability insurer and for ceding insurers to ensure compliance with treaty and facultative certificate requirements.

We also have worked with major insurers in drafting annuity and directors'and officers' liability, employment practices, fiduciary, and professional liability insurance policy wording.

We also have been counsel for transactions involving insurance companies including as counsel to an insurance holding company in the sale to a major London market insurer, counsel to an insurance program manager in a private placement and related transactions, counsel for an insurance broker on various corporate and regulatory issues, counsel to major life insurance company regulatory issues, and counsel for a managing general underwriter on employment and multiple business- related issues.