The lawyers of M&C's Insurance Law practice group provide underwriting, coverage, claims handling and risk management advice to insurers and risk managers, and represent insurers and insurance industry defendants in litigation and appeals filed in the State and Federal Courts of California and Nevada.
Our lawyers are experienced in handling issues and litigation that arise under all types of insurance policies for primary, excess and umbrella insurers, the surplus lines market, non-US insurers (including insurers based in the Asian, Europe and the London markets), risk managers, reinsurers and risk management pools. Examples of the kinds of policies and business on which we regularly provide advice and/or handle litigation include:
Expert in all areas of insurance, the lawyers of the Insurance Law team collectively and individually possess the expertise and depth of experience necessary to effectively and efficiently provide clients with the highly specialized services demanded by insurance law issues, including:
The lawyers on M&C's Insurance Law team are known not only for consistently providing reliable and proactive legal advice, but also for providing exceptional client service and creative, solution-focused representation.
Our reputation for excellence in litigated matters is built upon our high rate of success in summary judgment motions, trials and appeals (non-published as well as published), usually involving cutting-edge issues and undeveloped areas of law, coupled with our ability to effectively assess the underlying contractual issues and exposures so as to bring early and successful resolution to disputes.
We are leaders in the defense bar and members of global insurance lawyers group Insuralex; we have chaired various insurance law committees and regularly serve as authors and speakers on insurance topics for national and international legal and insurance industry associations. Simply stated, we are known and respected by not only those in the insurance industry, but also by our peers, policyholder lawyers and judges who know that we know our business – such that our involvement adds credibility to the coverage and legal positions being asserted.
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For more information about the Insurance Law Practice Group of Murchison & Cumming LLP, its attorneys and services, please contact:
Todd A. Chamberlain, Co-Chair
Bryan M. Weiss, Co-Chair
Bryan M. Weiss, Co-Chair
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