Dispute Resolution

Our lawyers are experienced advocates who represent insurers in complex coverage disputes around the world. Although reaching an informal resolution always is preferred, when necessary, our lawyers have represented insurers in complex coverage disputes including litigation, arbitration, mediation, and other proceedings around the world.

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Our clients’ insureds range from solo practitioners to the largest professional services firms in the world. We are routinely involved in bet-the-company claims with alleged damages in the billions of dollars. Our team prides itself on our zealous representation of insurers’ interests without losing sight of our clients’ valuable relationships with brokers and their insureds.

In this capacity, we regularly: 

Represent primary insurers and excess towers reaching into the hundreds of millions of dollars.
Distinguish ourselves with our creative resolution of claims involving construction projects of all sizes, from single-family residential to multi-billion-dollar public works and infrastructure.
Analyze risks attendant to legal-malpractice claims arising from complex underlying transactions and litigation.
Advise our clients and their insureds on risk-management practices; risks posed by mergers, acquisitions, and consolidation of firms; and cutting-edge legal issues such as cyber exposure.
Negotiate commercial resolutions of multiparty, multidisciplinary, and multijurisdictional disputes.
Counsel insurers regarding complex coverage issues, loss reserves, and defense reserves.

Key partners

Oregon Supreme Court Confirms Outside Deadline for Legal Malpractice Claims

On November 28, 2023, the Oregon Supreme Court confirmed the existence of an outside deadline for pursuing legal malpractice claims apart from the statute of limitations. At issue in Marshall v. PricewaterhouseCoopers, 371 Or. 536 (2023) was the applicability of a statute of repose to actions

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Fourth Circuit Vacates Class Certification In Marriott Data Breach Class Action

We report on a significant recent development in the Marriott data breach putative class action litigation. Following oral argument on May 3, 2023, the Fourth Circuit just issued its decision vacating the district court’s largely unprecedented decision (from May 2022) which certified certain classes

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Nevada Bans Burning Limits Policies Starting October 1, 2023

On June 3, 2023, the Nevada governor signed AB398, a law prohibiting insurers from issuing or renewing defense within limits liability policies in the State of Nevada, effective October 1, 2023. Thus, any liability policy issued or renewed in Nevada after October 1, 2023, must provide a defense...

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Bill Casey
Founding Partner
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Jamison Narbaitz
Founding Partner
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