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Top Insurance Coverage Litigator Linda Kornfeld Joins Jenner & Block's Los Angeles Office
Posted on 22 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - Jenner & Block has announced that nationally recognized insurance coverage litigator Linda D. Kornfeld has joined the firm as a partner in its Los Angeles office, where she is reuniting with her former colleague and Chambers -recognized... Read More

Insurance Policyholder Litigator Mary Craig Calkins Joins Jenner & Block's L.A. Office
Posted on 27 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - Highly regarded insurance coverage lawyer Mary Craig Calkins has joined Jenner & Block's Los Angeles office as a partner, bolstering the firm's national Insurance Litigation and Counseling Practice. A longtime leader in the organized... Read More

Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson Opens San Francisco Office
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO -The Chicago-based law firm of Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLP (MBT) continues to expand nationally with the opening of its new office in San Francisco at 575 Market St. The office is led by seven new partners, including a group... Read More

Robert L. Pratter Named Acting Pa. Insurance Commissioner
Posted on 10 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Gov. Edward G. Rendell has named Robert L. Pratter to serve as acting insurance commissioner for the Pennsylvania Insurance Department. Pratter has served as the executive deputy general counsel for litigation with the state's... Read More

Moorhead Elected Chair Of San Diego County Bar's Insurance/Bad Faith Section
Posted on 15 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN DIEGO - Bridget K. Moorhead , of counsel in the Litigation Section of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C. , has been elected to chair the Insurance/Bad Faith Section of the San Diego County Bar Association for 2011. As a section... Read More

Manatt Strengthens Insurance Recovery Practice With Addition Of Litigation Partner
Posted on 27 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP has announced that Susan Page White has joined the Los Angeles office as a partner in the Insurance Practice Group and Litigation Division. White comes to the firm from Dickstein Shapiro LLP, where she was... Read More

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP Acquires Insurance Litigation Team From Howrey
Posted on 6 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - A pair of high-profile insurance litigators from Howrey LLP has joined Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP as partners in the Insurance Policyholder Practice and Litigation groups. The hiring of Jill B. Berkeley, who will chair the Insurance Policyholder... Read More

Leading Construction Lawyers Barbara Werther, Stephen Palley Join Ober|Kaler
Posted on 25 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ober|Kaler has announced that Barbara G. Werther and Stephen D. Palley have joined the firm's Construction Group in the Washington, D.C., office. A well-known and highly regarded team, Werther and Palley are among the nation's... Read More

Manatt Strengthens Insurance Recovery Practice With Addition Of Litigation Partners In Washington, D.C.
Posted on 12 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP has announced that David B. Killalea and Stephen T. Raptis have joined the Washington, D.C., office as partners in the Insurance Recovery Practice Group and Litigation Division. Both lawyers come from... Read More

GEICO Files $1.8 Million Lawsuit Challenging Thousands Of No-fault Claims
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WOODBURY, N.Y. - In a $1.8 million lawsuit filed on June 11, GEICO has challenged an alleged no-fault scheme involving the submission of thousands of suspect no-fault claims to the company ( Government Employees Insurance Company, et al. v. Michael D... Read More

Lazare Kaplan International Sues Insurers For $640 Million
Posted on 11 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Lazare Kaplan International Inc. has announced that in a federal lawsuit filed on May 17, it sued various Lloyds of London syndicates and European insurers for $640 million in damages arising out of the disappearance of diamonds that were... Read More

Military Families Sue Defense Department Over ABA Autism Therapy
Posted on 23 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Military families having children with autism have filed a class action lawsuit against the Department of Defense, alleging that the DoD and its health benefits division, TRICARE, have wrongfully refused to provide insurance coverage... Read More