Robert J. Bates, Jr. and Adam H. Fleischer Earn Repeat Distinctions in Who’s Who Legal 2022 Guide


Who’s Who Legal once again named Robert J. Bates, Jr. and Adam H. Fleischer to its list of Insurance & Reinsurance Thought Leaders in 2022. Bob and Adam are among only 50 lawyers in Illinois to be recognized in this category by Who’s Who Legal.

In addition, Bob was highlighted as a Global Elite Thought Leader for the sixth consecutive year and is one of only nine attorneys in the United States to receive this honor for Insurance & Reinsurance.

Recognition for these prestigious awards from the independent, London-based publishing group are presented to only a small group of top insurance and reinsurance attorneys around the world and earned through the nominations of peers, clients and industry sources.

Bob is widely renowned as one of the nation’s foremost insurance and reinsurance lawyers. In addition to his Who’s Who Legal awards, he has received numerous industry and peer recognitions — including coveted rankings from Chambers — for his representation of national and international insurance companies in direct insurance coverage and reinsurance disputes.

Adam is regarded as one of the country’s top insurance coverage attorneys for his leading work in the areas of COVID-19 litigation, opioid litigation, malicious prosecution and sexual molestation coverage. He has earned recognition as a “Trailblazer” from the National Law Journal, a GenX Notable Leader in the Law from Crain’s Chicago Business and is consistently ranked in Chambers for his work in insurance coverage.

For nearly two decades, Who’s Who Legal has identified leading practitioners based on comprehensive research results from both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. For more information about these rankings, visit Who’s Who Legal.