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Evaluating Additional Insured Coverage and Contractual Indemnity Issues, Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

April 2017 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News

BatesCarey LLP partner Adam Fleischer recently conducted a three-hour CE training seminar titled “Evaluating Additional Insured Coverage and Contractual Indemnity Issues.”  The seminar was sponsored by The CLM (Claims and Litigation Management Alliance), and walked attendees through: 1) the different types of AI and CI provisions in underlying contracts; 2) the legal...

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Jason P. Minkin and Jonathan A. Cipriani Publish Article on Federal Jurisdiction in Kluwer Arbitration

April 2017 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News

Jason P. Minkin and Jonathan A. Cipriani have published an article in Klewer Arbitration Blog, entitled, U.S. Federal Courts' Broad Jurisdiction Under the New York Convention.  The article discusses the New York Convention in 1958 and its foundation of the international arbitration system, and the broad jurisdiction granted to federal courts in the United States under the New York...

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Ommid C. Farashahi to Speak at Panel Discussion at 13th Annual D&O Insurance ExecuSummit

April 2017 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News

Ommid C. Farashahi will be speaking at a panel discussion at the 13th Annual D&O Insurance ExecuSummit in Uncasville, Connecticut on May 16th and 17th, 2017.   The ExecuSummit is an educational event specifically designed for Directors and Officers Liability Insurance professional.  The summit provides a unique opportunity to obtain information needed in this rapidly changing...

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BatesCarey LLP Successfully Defends Insurer on Proper Exhaustion of Limits

April 2017 | Category: News, Recent Successes

BatesCarey LLP successfully defended an insurer when an Illinois appellate court ruled in favor of the insurer in interpreting exhaustion provisions in excess D&O policies.  The court held that an underlying insurer’s “pledge” of its remaining policy limit did not constitute proper exhaustion, where the excess policies required exhaustion “solely as a result of...

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BatesCarey LLP Successfully Defends Insurer in Upholding Mold Exclusion

January 2017 | Category: News, Recent Successes

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has ruled in favor of a BatesCarey LLP client in a coverage dispute, holding that a mold exclusion in a general liability coverage part of a package policy unambiguously excluded coverage for bodily injuries allegedly sustained by tenants who leased an apartment from the insured. The coverage action arose from a dispute...

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Eleven BatesCarey LLP Attorneys Recognized as Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in Insurance Coverage

January 2017 | Category: News, Recent Successes

BatesCarey LLP is pleased to announce that eleven of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers and Illinois Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual...

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BatesCarey LLP Listed In U.S. News–Best Lawyers® 2017 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

November 2016 | Category: News, Recent Successes

BatesCarey LLP is pleased to announce that it has been included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list by global ranking authority U.S. News & World Report. As in years past, the firm received a national and metropolitan ranking in the area of Insurance Law, which reflects recognition for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. The...

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Robert Bates Named by Expert Guides As a Top Practitioner in Insurance and Reinsurance for 2016

October 2016 | Category: News

Robert J. Bates, Jr. has been named as a top legal practitioner in the areas of insurance and reinsurance law in the 2016 Insurance and Reinsurance Expert Guide.  For over 20 years, Expert Guides has been researching the world’s legal markets in identifying leading individuals in the legal industry.  The guides are regularly updated based on over 5,000 questionnaires sent to...

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Kari Timm to Speak at the 2016 CLM Cyber Liability Summit

September 2016 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News

Kari A. Timm is a panelist for “The Impact of Cyber Terrorism on the Insurance Process: What Is It, How Do You Recognize It, and What Impact Does It Have on the Lifecycle of Insurance?” at the 2016 CLM Cyber Liability Summit.  The summit will be held on October 5, 2016 at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York, New York. The Claims and Litigation Management...

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Bates, Carey, and Sheridan Selected for Inclusion in 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

August 2016 | Category: News, Recent Successes

BatesCarey LLP is pleased to announce that partners Robert J. Bates, Jr., Scott L. Carey, and Mark G. Sheridan were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Insurance Law. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best...

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