Reviewed insurance policies of family business and helped with redesign of coverage to eliminate gaps and better capture all insurance needs.
Retained to represent science and engineering consulting firm Kleinfelder in pursuing insurance coverage for large construction claims related to three Kleinfelder projects in California.
Multi-jurisdictional Coverage Litigation Over Legal Malpractice Insurance Tower
We pursued claims against a national law firm’s professional liability insurance tower in litigation venued in California, Washington D.C. and London, and successfully resolved the claims through mediation.
Confidential Arbitration Over CGL Insurance for Technology Company
We won an arbitration before a three-arbitrator panel, preventing an insurer from recovering a settlement payment it made under a CGL policy on behalf of a technology company, and then defeated the insurer’s petition to vacate the award; that order is currently on appeal.
National Union Fire Ins. Co. v. Electronic Arts, Inc.
We represent Electronic Arts Inc. in coverage disputes arising out of class action lawsuits alleging misappropriation of likeness and antitrust violations brought by college and NFL athletes whose likenesses were allegedly used without their permission. When EA’s insurers filed a declaratory relief action to establish that they did not owe a duty to defend the underlying actions, we successfully obtained a stay of the coverage litigation pending further progress of the underlying actions.
Claims Advocacy for Technology Company Involved in Data Breach
We represent a software and services company in an insurance claim arising out of a data breach that involves resolution of coverage issues relating to both customer and consumer class actions claims.
Negotiation for Insurance and Indemnification Provisions for Timber Sale Agreement
We negotiated indemnification and the terms of a $100 million insurance tower relating to a timber sale agreement in Northern California to address wildfire risk.
Cyber and Tech E&O Policy Negotiation
We represent numerous technology companies in negotiating the terms of their Technology Errors & Omissions liability and cyber insurance policies.
Cyber Warranty and Backing Insurance Policy Negotiation
We have helped a cyber security company draft a warranty and backing cyber insurance policy for its customers.
Greenwich Ins. Co. v. Prosper Marketplace, Inc.
We represented Prosper Marketplace, Inc., a peer-to-peer lending company, in a bench trial in California state court against a D&O insurer that breached its duty to defend a securities class action lawsuit, and then successfully defended the trial win in the California Court of Appeal.