Insurance Counseling & Recovery

Latham & Watkins represents insurance policyholders in the policy negotiation and drafting stage, during the claims process, and – when necessary – through the world’s largest and most complex insurance coverage litigation and arbitrations.

Shaping the Policies, Shaping the Law

Latham’s insurance lawyers not only read polices; they write them. And they not only apply the law of insurance; they make it — across the jurisdictions and the spectrum of first-and third-party insurance issues. Dozens of reported insurance decisions reflect Latham’s involvement in, and influence on, the insurance field during the past three decades.

Deep Experience and Team Play

Latham’s coverage lawyers have assisted clients in negotiating trillions of dollars in coverage, and in obtaining billions of dollars in contested recoveries through litigation, arbitration, mediation, and negotiation in the United States and abroad. As members of a true “one-firm firm,” Latham’s lawyers use their collective experience to address each client’s issues. Latham’s coverage team also partners with brokers around the world to provide seamless professional counsel at each stage of the insurance process.

Recognized Expertise

Insurers and their lawyers, as well as judges, arbitrators, and mediators, know and respect Latham’s coverage lawyers, who are sought-after speakers and authors on a variety of insurance coverage issues.

Spanning the Insurance Field

The firm’s coverage lawyers possess a breadth of knowledge and skill in the major property and casualty insurance lines, as well as in many specialty coverage areas, including:

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