BatesCarey LLP is a nationally recognized insurance industry giant, boasting one of the largest insurer-side practices in the United States. We take pride in our reputation as a “go-to” law firm for complex claims analysis and high exposure insurance coverage litigation. In the last decade alone, we have won and saved our clients hundreds of millions of dollars in trials, arbitrations, and settlements. And we are just getting started.

What Makes Us Unique

BatesCarey LLP is a select group of dynamic attorneys with a history of providing the highest quality legal services to a variety of clients, including insurers and reinsurers, as well as publicly and privately held corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships.

We provide dispute resolution and claim counseling services to numerous domestic and international insurers and reinsurers. These services include the representation of insurers and reinsurers in declaratory judgment actions, and in arbitration and mediation proceedings throughout the United States and abroad. Our attorneys have extensive experience in the national coordination of coverage litigation, as well as counseling and advising insurers on legal issues arising from claims not in litigation.

BatesCarey LLP has successfully represented primary and excess insurers, and reinsurers, in a wide variety of insurance coverage claims, including environmental and mass tort litigation, professional liability, bad faith, employment-related practices, unfair competition, public entity liability, and construction defect claims, as well as transportation accidents. In addition, our attorneys are at the forefront of assessing the unique challenges confronting the insurance industry created by the Internet, the rise of e-commerce, and the rapid digitalization of the global business community.

Our central location in Chicago facilitates easy access to courts in jurisdictions throughout the country, which allows us to represent our clients' interests nationwide in a cost-effective and efficient manner.

Value and Service

We understand and appreciate that our clients desire the highest quality legal counsel on a controlled budget. We take measures to staff each matter in a way that ensures maximum attention at competitive rates, and we regularly confer with our clients with respect to budgeting issues so that all potentially anticipated litigation or counseling activities are addressed timely and effectively.

We take the time to learn about our clients’ businesses and their people, which gives us an intimate understanding of the challenges faced so that, together, we may craft practical, real-world solutions. We work collaboratively with our clients, and find that a proactive, joint effort leads to the most successful outcomes.