Who`s Who Legal Insurance & Reinsurance identifies the world`s best practitioners in this field. These individuals provide expert advice and litigious services on a wide range of topics, including transactional and regulatory matters, liability and coverage disputes. Mark Abernathy has an excellent reputation in the U.S. insurance market and brings particular expertise in the healthcare and life sciences sectors. Katherine Coates of Clifford Chance excels in non-litigation insurance work ranging from distribution agreements to product development. Hilary Evenett is a lawyer in domestic and European mergers and acquisitions, demutulation and bank transfers. Blair Keefe of the Conservative Party has a “very high reputation” on complex life insurance regulatory issues and advises insurers setting up branches in Canada. Her peers point to McCutcheon for being “incredibly well connected to insurance regulators.” Her clients include the finance and insurance sectors. Patrick McGrath is hailed by respondents as an “excellent insurance expert” who “has a long history in class and environmental claims.” Stan Johnson is a highly respected practitioner who has been described by market commentators as a “world-class adjuster with extensive knowledge of catastrophe losses.” Kevin O`Toole is recognized as an exceptional insurance professional with expertise in high-profile natural disasters, business interruption and lost profits. Since 1996, Who`s Who Legal has identified top lawyers in 35 areas of law based on extensive and independent research. Candidates are selected based on independent surveys of GCs and lawyers in more than 160 countries. WWL Global Practice Guides identify international leaders in a legal sector, industry or discipline and WWL National Guides identify national or regional leaders in a legal sector, industry or discipline. You can read more about Who`s Who Legal and their methodology here.
Chuck is one of 695 insurance and reinsurance lawyers from forty-seven countries so recognized, and one of three appointed in Minnesota. Peers praise John Lockey QC as “excellent at reassurance,” adding that he possesses “a rare combination of massive intelligence and kindness.” Paul Stanley QC is known as “an outstanding practitioner in arbitration”, particularly in disputes ranging from contractual claims to product liability claims. Sources praise Philippa Hopkins QC as “incredibly capable of representing her clients in international insurance matters.” At Choate Hall & Stewart, the “highly regarded” David Attisani is a household name in domestic and international insurance disputes, including Covid-19 related issues. Simon Kilgour is highly commended for his impressive international practice, which includes a range of complex hedging and underwriting disputes. Ed Foss has over 20 years of experience in domestic and international liability and reinsurance consulting. Jaime Bofill Morientes is an experienced distribution and policy firm. His regulatory experience includes pension fund cases before key Spanish bodies. Mike Munro is recognized for his “deep expertise in insurance and reinsurance.” In addition, he is praised for his “detailed and thoughtful approach to key issues.” Respondents praised the “well-known” Daniela Karollus-Bruner as “the best in the industry” and also praised her “friendly and reasonable nature.” The “best lawyer” Martín Argañaraz Luque of Allende & Brea is rewarded for his “excellent legal skills, responsiveness and diligence”. At HMN & Partners, the “excellent” Gérard Honig stands out in both insurance and reinsurance arbitration and product liability. Bernard Mettetal is an experienced practitioner in a wide range of complex litigation and non-contentious reinsurance matters.
Peers praise Sean Keely of Freeborn & Peters as “a strong practitioner in the insurance and reinsurance industry,” where he has 20 years of experience in litigation. Donald Henderson Jr. has an excellent reputation in the U.S. market for his “deep experience in insurance regulation.” Mitchell Auslander receives a host of recommendations for his first-class management of representing policyholders, brokers and insurers in complex litigation. Arthur Lynch is an insurance and tax lawyer who excels in structuring onshore and offshore insurers. John Schwolsky is considered “incredibly experienced in insurance mergers and acquisitions.” His deep expertise includes major national and international issuers and underwriters. Peers applaud Neal Gerber & Eisenberg`s Jill Berkeley for her “deep knowledge of the insurance industry and her ability to use that knowledge to best support their clients` position.” Stephen Moseley is highly regarded by sources praising his over 20 years of experience in business insurance claims. Christopher Brophy is distinguished by his “ability to explain complex analyses in easy-to-understand language: an invaluable quality as an expert”. Gregory Thaler is hailed by market commentators as a “master of detail” who “also understands the overall strategy of his various commitments”. Robert Glasser has “exceptional investigative skills” and is considered a “highly responsive, knowledgeable and thorough expert.” At Chaffetz Lindsey, Peter Chaffetz has received numerous awards for his outstanding litigation practice and deep expertise in cross-border insurance claims. Steven Schwartz has over 25 years of experience in reinsurance litigation and transactional matters. Jonathan Sacher receives widespread applause for his leading practice in major accident insurance and financial institution matters.
Anthony Lennox is in high demand due to his 25 years of experience in a variety of insurance and reinsurance litigation, including commercial lines, PPI and liability cases.