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Overview

Insurance companies are commonly a target of high profile and high stakes lawsuits.  As a result, the defense and representation of insurance carriers presents complex challenges.  PIB Law’s insurance team has a reputation as one of the nation’s leading preeminent groups in defending insurance carriers and has an unparalleled track record of achieving favorable results for our insurance company clients in their most challenging matters including class actions, bad faith and complex coverage.  We work as partners with our insurance clients, and counsel our clients in the context of the insurance sector with an eye towards the client’s current needs and aspirations with the insurance industry.  Our attorneys provide thoughtful, targeted and creative advice to our clients. 

Our depth of experience enables us to appreciate the unique needs and risks of insurance carriers.   We have consistently obtained favorable results for our clients in the trial and appellate courts.  PIB Law attorneys have won more than 25 defense verdicts in insurance bad faith cases in which the demands ranged from seven to nine figures.  We have also successfully re-tried two cases on behalf of a commercial insurer in which the original verdicts were the largest individual awards ever levied against the client. 

Our services include:

  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution, including:
  • Advertising Injury
  • Antitrust and competition
  • Bad Faith and contingent liability
  • Breach of contract
  • Broker compensation
  • Broker-dealer/market regulation
  • Catastrophe coverage
  • Claim defense, claim avoidance and risk management
  • Directors and officers liability
  • Employment claims including ERISA, workers compensation and discrimination
  • Environmental claims and toxic tort coverage
  • Professional liability
  • Property Insurance
  • Regulatory
  • Securities and shareholder litigation
  • Title Insurance claims
  • Trade secrets and intellectual property
  • Unfair claims and unfair and deceptive business practices
  • Regulatory and compliance, including:
    • Acquisition and disposition transactions and applications
    • Compliance advice
    • Investigations and multi-state examinations
    • Financial and market conduct examinations
  • Corporate, M&A and Securities
    • Capital raising
    • Catastrophic risk pools and financing
    • Company formation and corporate governance
    • Coverage advice and legal opinion letters
    • Drafting, revising and updating policy forms and endorsements
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • Structured finance

PIB Law applies that same skill and case management philosophy to insurance coverage disputes, which also continue to evolve and increase in complexity.  In addition to its extensive knowledge and experience with insurance coverage disputes that often underlie reinsurance disputes, PIB Law also has a comprehensive understanding of the insurance industry and experience advising and defending insurers involved in commercial lines coverage disputes.  With its unique experience and its forward-looking, strategic and cost-effective case management approach, PIB Law is well-equipped to effectively handle any type or size of reinsurance or insurance dispute in any forum and fulfill its clients' ever-increasing need for skilled and efficient dispute resolution.