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Kelli Biggam Fleming is an attorney who represents and counsels insurers on fidelity matters involving employee dishonesty, forged or altered documents, commercial crime, and computer fraud coverage. Kelli also serves as coverage and litigation counsel to insurers on complex coverage matters involving professional liability policies, including director and officer liability, errors and omissions, and employment practices liability.

Kelli has served as a column writer on the topic of fidelity insurance coverage for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. In 2015, 2016, and 2017  Kelli received the Emerging Lawyers distinction from the Law Bulletin Publishing Company. In 2014, 2015, and 2016 Kelli was honored as an Illinois Rising Star Attorney by Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of insurance coverage.

Publications

"The Evolution of the Trading Loss Exclusion", For The Defense, March, 2014

Representative Matters

TD Bank, N.A. v. Endurance Specialty Insurance Ltd., Case No. CV-14-495750 (Ontario Super. Ct.) Represented Bermudian insurer in breach of contract action seeking coverage under integrated risk policy providing Bankers Blanket Bond and Bankers Professional Liability coverage.

Forshay Land Title & Appraisal Services, Inc. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London, Case No. 14-CV-27910 (N.D. Ill.) Defended London insurers in breach of contract action seeking coverage under fidelity bond related to alleged dishonest acts of insured’s employees.

Quicken Loans, Inc., et al. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's, London, et al., Case No. 09-11599 (E.D. Mich.) Represented London insurers in declaratory judgment case where insured sought in excess of $10 million under financial institution bond related to alleged embezzlement of its employee.

National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh PA v. Castellano, 102 A.D.3d 662 (N.Y. App. Div.) Represented domestic insurer in subrogation case related to fidelity bond claim, where the insurer sought in excess of $2.8 million from bank pursuant to the provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code and obtained favorable appellate court ruling.

1300 Lake Shore Drive Condo Assoc. v. Travelers Cas. & Sur. Co. of America, Case No. 12 CH 7650 (Ill. Cir. Ct.) Obtained summary judgment in favor of condominium association errors and omissions insurer finding policy provided excess coverage after insured argued policy provided primary coverage.