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Kevin F. Harris is an associate whose practice focuses on advising insurance carriers in a variety of complex disputes involving commercial general liability, products liability, and professional liability. Kevin is a contributor to BatesCarey’s Opioid Coverage Task Force, which is dedicated to monitoring and analyzing lawsuits filed by state and local governments nationwide against pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors, and retail pharmacies in order to assess insurance coverage issues and the risk exposure of BatesCarey’s clients and the insurance industry at large.

Prior to joining BatesCarey, Kevin gained significant international business and legal experience while working in China for Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Co. in Shanghai, and in the Beijing offices of the American Chamber of Commerce in China.

Presentations

America On Opioids:  The Issues, The Claims, and The Coverage (Perrin Conferences, October 17, 2017)

Publications

“Big Pharma Faces Insurance Hurdles in Opioid Suits” Law360 Insurance Newsletter (November 8, 2017)

“The Opioid Epidemic: As the Pharmaceutical Industry Is Targeted, Will It Be Covered by Insurance?" Mealey's Emerging Insurance Disputes (July 6, 2017)

“Oppressive Conduct and Failure to Follow Court Orders Leads to Punitive Damages Against Shareholder’s Estate” Illinois State Bar Association Business and Securities Law Newsletter (June 2015)