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Key Matters

  • Represented insurer in lawsuit alleging fraud and breach of contract against lenders, which were issued credit insurance policies for hundreds of thousands of home equity loans and lines of credit.
  • Represented mortgage and credit insurers in defending coverage actions brought by insureds.
  • Represented mortgage insurer in coverage, misrepresentation, and bad faith disputes against various lenders.
  • Represented directors and officers in suit against surplus note holders alleging omissions and misrepresentations in the note offering.
  • Represented insurers in a declaratory judgment action filed by the insured seeking a declaration regarding the insurers’ alleged coverage obligations for asbestos-related bodily injury claims.
  • Represented cedent in dispute with reinsurer concerning the number of occurrences in underlying asbestos, silica and priest-abuse claims.
  • Counseled insurer/reinsurer in dispute over scope of commutation agreement.
  • Represented national beverage company in its successful effort to protect its rights in a Chapter 11 asbestos-related bankruptcy case.
  • As national counsel for manufacturers in mass tort cases, oversaw litigation, managed performance of local counsel, and supervised and assisted local counsel throughout the United States in the defense and resolution of the underlying bodily injury suits.
  • As national counsel for major tire manufacturer, supervised and assisted regional and local counsel throughout the United States in the defense, mediation and resolution of product liability cases in both state and federal courts, including multidistrict proceedings.
  • Represented various clients in asbestos and silica litigation across the country.