Catherine has been recognized as a leading lawyer in reinsurance litigation by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, which wrote:

  • “Catherine Isely is described by sources as ‘a highly skilled professional.’  Her extensive experience in reinsurance defense work has cemented her place as an expert litigator and arbitrator in the field.”
  • “Sources say: ‘She’s very straightforward, her clients know all of the issues, good and bad, and she doesn’t sugar-coat anything.’”
  • “Catherine Isely is experienced in handling large and sophisticated reinsurance claims for a broad range of industry clients.”
  • She is “recognized for her skill in a range of reinsurance disputes including coverage, bad faith and settlement obligation matters.  Interviewees laud her as a ‘very sharp, very practical and knowledgeable’ attorney.’”
  • Catherine Isely is sought out by clients for advice and representation in disputes relating to claims handling, underwriting and breach of contract allegations, among other issues. One impressed client describes her as ‘an experienced, astute, knowledgeable and detail-oriented attorney,’ adding: ’Her emotional intelligence is excellent - she is down to earth, personable and caring.’