- Insurance Recovery Attorney | Anderson Kill LLP

Rhonda D. Orin

Partner
Washington, DC

Rhonda D. Orin is the managing partner of the firm's Washington, D.C. office.

Rhonda represents policyholders in coverage cases nationwide, including cyber liability, third-party tort and environmental liability claims, first-party property damage and business interruption claims, directors & officers liability, errors & omissions liability, fidelity bonds and alternative risk transfer arrangements, including for employee benefit plans. She has served as lead counsel in multiple jury and bench trials, argued before the highest courts of several states, and appeared in two cases before U.S. Supreme Court. Through jury verdicts, summary judgment decisions and confidential settlements before and during litigation, she has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for policyholders, including nine-figure recoveries.

  • Top 50:  2019 Women Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer
  • Business Insurance, 2018 and 2019 Legal Team of the Year.
  • Selected as a Fellow in 2018 by the American Bar Federation of the American Bar Association (an honor reserved for only 1% of attorneys in a jurisdiction).
  • Selected as a Fellow in 2017 by The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society of the Litigation Counsel of America.
  • "The Best Lawyers in America,” selected by peers for inclusion continuously since 2011 (Washington, D.C) (Insurance Law).
  • "SuperLawyers," recognized continuously since 2011 (Washington, D.C.).
  • "The Legal 500 US," in 2011 and since 2017 for Insurance: Advice to Policyholders.
  • Named "Star of the Bar" in 2004 by the Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia.
       
     
   


 

 

   

Professional Memberships

The District of Columbia Bar, American Bar Association

Association Memberships

Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America; Fellow, American Bar Federation; Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Representative major engagements include the following:

Property/Casualty Litigation

Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London et al. v. National Railroad Passenger Corp. (“Amtrak”), et. al., pending before U.S. District Court, Eastern District of N.Y.  Lead counsel to defendant Amtrak in declaratory judgment action filed by London insurers regarding employee personal injury and environmental liability claims.  Received a multi-million-dollar verdict in a jury trial regarding environmental liabilities; resolved disputes with many parties to the litigation.

National Railroad Passenger Corp. (“Amtrak”) v. Arch Specialty Ins. Co. et al. (U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y.).  Lead counsel to plaintiff Amtrak against first-party property insurance companies, seeking coverage for property damage and business interruption losses following Superstorm Sandy. Ten months after filing action for declaratory relief, settled with the primary layer ($125M limits) and filed expedited appeal regarding excess ($550M limits).  Action was returned to District Court on remand.

Fuller-Austin Insulation Co. v. Fireman’s Fund Ins. Co. (Los Angeles Superior Court).  One of three trial counsel in four-month jury trial of pre-packaged asbestos bankruptcy proceeding.  Achieved $188.7M verdict for policyholder; responsible for portion that was sustained through all appeals, including by the California Supreme Court. See "Top 10 Verdicts," National Law Journal (January 2004).

In re ASARCO LLC, et al. (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, S.D. Tex., Corpus Christi Division).  Lead coverage counsel to ASARCO Inc. prior to its filing of bankruptcy petition; lead coverage counsel to ASARCO as debtor-in-possession throughout the bankruptcy; lead coverage counsel to the ASARCO Asbestos Personal Injury Settlement Trust that emerged from the bankruptcy proceeding.  Representative actions included recovery of substantial insurance proceeds in confidential settlements from multiple insurance companies.  Successfully reopened pre-petition insurance settlement as fraudulent conveyance; thereafter, prevailed on appeal to federal district court and achieved new settlement post-petition.

ASARCO, Inc., et al. v. Fireman's Fund Insurance Co., (105th Jud. Dist., Tex., Nueces County). Lead counsel to plaintiff mining company in third-party liability coverage action which produced landmark decisions for policyholders on defense costs outside of policy limits (June 2009), the scope of an asbestosis exclusion (March 2009), choice of law (2008 and 2004) and other key coverage issues.

ASARCO LLC v. United States (see above, plus U.S. District Court, D.C.).  Represented ASARCO in post-confirmation lawsuit alleging fraud-on-the-court due to EPA’s destruction of evidence that could have altered ASARCO’s environmental liability in bankruptcy proceeding; recovered non-confidential settlement of $15M.

Bausch & Lomb, Incorporated v. Utica Mutual Ins. Co. (Maryland Court of Appeals).  As lead counsel to plaintiff supplier of eye health products in insurance coverage dispute involving environmental liabilities, argued successfully before Maryland’s highest court on issues of “all sums” liability and proof of damage during multiple policy periods; achieved remand that led to prompt resolution of multi-year dispute. See Bausch & Lomb, Incorporated v. Utica Mutual Ins. Co., 735 A.2d 1081 (Md. 1999).

AstenJohnson, Inc. v. Columbia Casualty Co. et al., (U.S. District Court, E.D. Pa.).  One of three trial counsel to plaintiff following the Third Circuit's reversal and remand of an initial judgment of non-coverage; case resolved in 2010 prior to a scheduled re-trial,. See AstenJohnson Inc. v. Columbia Cas. Co. et al., 562 F.3d 213 (3d Cir. 2009).

First Mariner Bank v. The Fidelity & Deposit Company of Maryland (Circuit Court for Howard County, MD).  Lead trial counsel to First Mariner Bank in jury trial of insurance coverage dispute arising from breach of a surety bond. The verdict for First Mariner followed a series of favorable rulings prior to the trial date, including the granting of partial summary judgment to First Mariner, the denial of summary judgment to defendant Fidelity & Deposit Co., the denial of defense motions to reconsider both decisions and the denial of a defense motion for interlocutory appeal.

Janart 55 West 8th LLC v. Greenwich Insurance Co., (U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y.).  As lead counsel to plaintiff building owner, obtained a favorable ruling on summary judgment which marked the first time that a New York court applied the “no indoor pollution” precedent to a first-party policy.  See Janart 55 West 8th LLC v. Greenwich Insurance Co., 614 F.Supp.2d 473 (S.D.N.Y. 2009).

Travelers Indemnity Co. v. Dammann & Co., Inc., et al., (NJ Superior Court, Law Div., Middlesex County).  As lead counsel to defendant export-import company in food industry, made favorable law for policyholders seeking coverage for allegedly defective food products. See Travelers Indem. Co. v. Dammann & Co., Inc., 594 F.3d 238 (3rd Cir. 2010).

Chickasha Cotton Oil Co. v. Houston General Insurance Co. et al. (Hunt County, Texas).  Lead counsel to plaintiff manufacturer of cottonseed oil; established favorable precedent on many key issues, including the pollution exclusion, lost policies, and bad faith.  See Chickasha Cotton Oil Company v. Houston General Ins. Co. et. al., 2002 WL 1792467 (Tex. App. Dallas) (2002).

Disability/Health Care Litigation

Aetna Ins. Co. et al. v. Esselte Corporation (U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y.).  Lead trial counsel to office products manufacturer with regard to self-funded employee benefit plan; obtained jury verdict in favor of the plan in April 2005, along with reimbursement of legal fees it incurred in defending against the lawsuit filed by Aetna in its dual capacities as third-party administrator and stop-loss insurance company.

Niesenbaum v. AXA/Equitable Life Insurance Co. (N.Y. Supr. Ct., Nassau Cty).  Lead counsel to plaintiff physician in coverage action against disability insurance company; achieved confidential settlement after defeating summary judgment motion filed by insurance company seeking dismissal of bad faith count under Bi-Economy. See Niesenbaum v. AXA/Equitable Life Insurance Co., 2015 NY Slip Op. 32538 (N.Y. Supr. Ct., Nassau Cty 2015).

Cohen v. Standard Ins. Co. (U.S. District Court, E.D. Pa.).  Lead counsel to plaintiff law partner; obtained summary judgment for policyholder, including attorney’s fees, in ruling that insurance company’s refusal to pay disability claim was arbitrary and capricious. See Cohen v. Standard Ins. Co., 155 F. Supp. 2d 346 (E.D. Pa. 2001).

Kodsi v. Empire Blue Cross (N.Y. Supreme Ct., N.Y. County).  Lead counsel to plaintiff physician arising for suit alleging wrongful termination by insurance company in retaliation for physician challenge to non-payments by insurance company; obtained ruling from NY State Supreme Court that it violates NY law for PPOs to terminate providers without cause.

Counsel to numerous corporations and foreign embassies regarding self-funded benefits plans, self-administered insurance policies and self-insurance arrangements, including securing recovery of unpaid sums without resort to litigation, avoiding payment of sums not owed by the corporations or their plans, and analyzing SPDs, administration agreements, stop-loss insurance policies and related documents.

U.S. Supreme Court Litigation

Counsel to Hercules, Inc. in government contracts dispute before U.S. Supreme Court regarding government-compelled manufacture of Agent Orange during Vietnam War.   See Hercules, Inc. v. U.S., 516 U.S. 417 (1996).

Counsel to W.S. Kirkpatrick & Co., Inc. in unfair competition case that raised issues of international law and separation of powers. See W.S. Kirkpatrick & Co., Inc. v. Environmental Tectonics Corporation, International, 493 U.S. 400 (1990).

 

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COVID-19 and Insurance for Construction Delays
Washington D.C. - Alert | March 27, 2020
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A Toxic Spill - Coverage issues for the Animas River contamination
Claims Management magazine | September 28, 2015
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Ten Tips to Obtain Your Insurance Recovery
ACC Baltimore, Focus newsletter | September 01, 2015
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Insurance Coverage for the Animas River Spill
Policyholder Advisor & Alert | August 17, 2015
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Insurance claims crucial step in storm recovery
Washington Business Journal | November 16, 2012
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Hurricane Sandy and insurance coverage: What to do before the silt settles
Washington Business Journal Blog | November 06, 2012
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Your Home May Be Your Castle, But Your Rental Unit Is Not
Multihousing News Magazine | August 30, 2012
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Affordable Care Act is Constitutional; HR directors - say hello to risk management
Association Trends | July 03, 2012
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U.S. Health Care Reform - Should Foreign Entities Care?
Italy-America Chamber of Commerce | April 11, 2011
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U.S. Health Care Reform Should Foreign Entities Care?
Health Reform Alert | December 09, 2010
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Another View: Rewriting History in the Mortgage Crisis
The New York Times, DealBook | July 29, 2009
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Insurance Coverage for Swine Flu Claims
Policyholder Advisor & Alert | May 04, 2009
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Is It a Vase or Are There Two Faces? Policyholders See One Thing; Insurers Another
CPCU Society Risk Management Quarterly | November 21, 2008
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Denials of Insurance Company Standing: Two More Cases Join the Lengthening List
ABI Mass Torts Committee Newsletter | October 01, 2008
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Denials of Insurance Company Standing: Two More Cases Join the Lengthening List
ABI Mass Torts Committee Newsletter | October 01, 2008
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Mind the Gap in Self-Insured Health Plans
Business Insurance | June 10, 2008
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Self-Funding of Health Plans: One More Thing That Should Keep Risk Managers Up At Night
Risk & Insurance | June 01, 2008
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How to Collect on Disability Claims
InvestmentNews.com | September 01, 2006
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Ten Traps to Avoid When Negotiating Self-Funded Benefits Plans
Compensation Benefits Review | August 01, 2006
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Self-Funded Benefits Plans: Up-Front Savings, but Hidden Costs
Coverage | February 01, 2006
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The Inevitability of Insurance Disputes, and Tips to Ensure Health Insurance Providers Pay
The American Heart Hospital Journal | January 01, 2006
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Captive Insurance May Provide a Snug Fit for Employee Benefits, But Only if You Do Things Right
Captive and ART Review | November 01, 2004
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Buyer Beware: Self-Funding Your Insurance Plan
AFP Exchange | March 01, 2004
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State Malpractice Claims Against HMOs? The Verdict Is In: They're Allowed
Mealey's Managed Care Liability Report | March 01, 2003
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When Faced with a Lawsuit, Insurance May Ease Your Pain
Policyholder Advisor & Alert | September 01, 2002
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Corporate Executives As Plaintiff: An Increasing Headache For Corporate Counsel
Corporate Counsel | September 01, 2002
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ERISA Preemption: Going, Going...Almost Gone?
Anderson Kill's Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Insurance Alert | July 01, 2002
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Hidden Things You Need To Know
The Los Angeles Times | November 04, 2001
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How To Make Health Insurers Pay Up
Bottom Line Health | November 03, 2001
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They Won't Tell You That
The Washington Post | November 02, 2001
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Covering the Uncovered
The National Law Journal | July 01, 2001
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Claiming What's Yours
The Washington Post | June 01, 2001
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Making Them Pay: How to Get the Most from Health Insurance and Managed Care
St. Martin's Press | April 01, 2001
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OUCH! Open Season on Consumers
The Washington Post | November 01, 1999
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My Money, My Life; Revenge of the Insured
The New York Times | November 08, 1998
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How Insurance Companies Jump Start Businesses Stymied by Disaster
New York Law Journal | August 01, 1998
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Disaster Planning
ABA Journal | October 01, 1995
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Exclusion Confusion Over Business Risks
Best's Review | May 01, 1994
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Insurance May Provide Glimmer of Light For Darkened World Trade Center Businesses
New York Law Journal | March 10, 1993
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The Meaning of Loss of Use in the Definition of Property Damage
Insurance Litigation Reporter | October 01, 1990
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COVID-19 - Your Insurance Company Denied Your Claim, So Now What?

ACC Baltimore Chapter

September 14, 2020  |  Washington, District of Columbia
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50 Ways to Leave Your Lover? Even More to be Hoodwinked by Your TPA

Anderson Kill

September 10, 2020  |  New York, NY
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COVID19: Your Insurance Company Denied Your Claim, So Now What?

Anderson Kill

August 17, 2020  |  New York, NY
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Pursuing Coverage for COVID-19 Losses

Trial Guides, LLC

May 05, 2020  |  Washington, D.C.
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Insurance Coverage Stemming from the Coronavirus

American Association of Port Authorities

May 04, 2020  |  New York, NY
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Insurance Coverage Stemming from the Coronavirus

Association Trends

April 21, 2020  |  Washington, DC
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Insurance Coverage for Losses Stemming from the Coronavirus

Anderson Kill

March 26, 2020  |  New York, New York
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Emerging Legal Issues in Insurance Risk Management

RIMS Chesapeake Chapter

February 20, 2020  |  Baltimore, MD
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How Big Data is Changing the Litigation Landscape

Association of Corporate Counsel Baltimore Chapter

December 10, 2019  |  Baltimore, MD
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How Big Data Is Changing the Litigation Landscape

Anderson Kill's 23rd Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference "Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery"

November 06, 2019  |  New York, NY
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Cyber Breaches and Insurance Protection

Association of Corporate Counsel Baltimore Chapter

December 06, 2018  |  Baltimore, MD
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How Strategy and Careful Planning Can Make Lawsuits Disappear

Anderson Kill's 22nd Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference 'Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery'

November 01, 2018  |  New York, NY
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Swipe Right on Insurance: Risk and Coverage Implications for Mobile Apps and Social Media Platforms

RIMS Chesapeake Chapter

October 18, 2018  |  Linthicum Heights, MD
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Is Your Nonprofit's Insurance Policy Really Protecting You From Cyber Losses?

Nonprofit Finance & Accounting Summit

September 12, 2018  |  Washington, DC
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Coverage for Cyber Losses: As the Risks Grow, Will You Be Ready?

Anderson Kill

June 07, 2018  |  Washington, DC
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Anderson Kill's 1st Annual Blockchain and Virtual Currency Conference

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May 23, 2018  |  New York, NY
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Business Interruption

Wyndham Hotel Group 2018 Global Conference

April 11, 2018  |  Las Vegas, NV
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Role of the Attorney in Emergency Preparation and Response

American Association of Port Authorities

February 22, 2018  |  Houston, TX
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Insurance Recovery for Environmental Liabilities: Navigating Occurrences, Triggers, Exclusions and Covered Damages?

Anderson Kill’s 21st Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference “Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery”, Breakout Session: Important Issues Affecting Key Industries

November 09, 2017  |  New York, NY
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How Strategy and Careful Planning Can Make Lawsuits Disappear

2017 ACC National Conference

October 16, 2017  |  Washington, DC
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Ten Tips for Getting Your Claim Paid

Anderson Kill's 20th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference "Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery"

November 11, 2016  |  New York, NY
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Do You Know Why Goldman Sachs Picked a Health Insurance Company for its 'Buy' List? Your Health Insurance Rates Are Rising While Health Care Costs Are Falling

Anderson Kill's 18th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

October 23, 2014  |  New York, NY
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Understanding the Mechanisms & Tools for Protecting Your Business Through Contractual Risk Transfer

Association of Corporate Counsel Baltimore Chapter

November 14, 2013  |  Baltimore, MD
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The Best Defense is a Good Offense: Auditing Your Business' Health Insurance Plan

Anderson Kill's 17th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

October 17, 2013  |  New York, NY
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Risk Management Post-PPACA

2013 National RIMS Conference

April 22, 2013  |  Los Angeles, CA
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Risk Management Issues: Loss Mitigation Strategies for Port Authorities

AAPA Port Administration and Legal Issues Seminar

April 10, 2013  |  Boston, MA
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Property and Business Interruption Losses: Superstorm Sandy

Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C. 2nd Annual Policyholder Conference

February 12, 2013  |  New York , NY
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Insurance Claims, Coverage and Strategies in a Natural Disaster

Baltimore Association of Corporate Counsel Chapter Meeting

December 11, 2012  |  Baltimore, MD
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Risk Management Post-PPACA

Anderson Kill's 16th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

October 25, 2012  |  New York, NY
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Risk Management Post-PPACA

New Orleans RIMS Chapter Meeting

October 10, 2012  |  New Orleans, LA
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Health Reform 2012: Where We Stand Today

New Orleans RIMS Chapter

October 10, 2012  |  New Orleans, LA
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Loss Mitigation Strategies

AAPA Marine Terminal Management Training Program

September 19, 2012  |  Baltimore, MD
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Changes in the Wake of Health Care Reform

Anderson Kill's 15th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference,

October 13, 2011  |  New York, NY
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Changes in the Wake of Health Care Reform

PERK RIMS Southwest Florida Chapter

September 16, 2011  |  Naples, FL
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Changes in the Wake of Health Care Reform

Anderson Kill Breakfast Seminar

June 02, 2011  |  Philadelphia, PA
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Changes in the Wake of Health Care Reform

Anderson Kill's 14th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

September 23, 2010  |  New York , NY
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Employers As Fiduciaries, Plan Sponsors and Policyholders: Changes in the Wake of Health Care Reform

Anderson Kill & Olick, L.L.P. and Miller & Chevalier, Chartered Seminar

May 06, 2010  |  Washington, DC
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Captives, Self-Funding, Self-Administration - Alternatives to Traditional Insurance Policies

Anderson Kill's 12th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

September 17, 2009  |  New York, NY
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Closing the Deal on Property and Business Interruption Claims in the Wake of a Catastrophe

AAPA Port Administration and Legal Issues Seminar

April 15, 2009  |  Baltimore, MD
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Pharmaceutical/Healthcare – Responding to Change

11th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

September 18, 2008  |  New York, NY
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Alternatives To Traditional Insurance Policies: Self-Funding, Self-Administration and Self-Insurance - Captives

Anderson Kill's 11th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

September 18, 2008  |  New York, NY
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Alternatives To Traditional Insurance Policies: Self-Funding, Self-Administration and Self-Insurance (Captives)

Anderson Kill's 10th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

September 18, 2007  |  New York , NY
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Hurricane Coverage and Other Disasters

Insurance Seminar

June 28, 2007  |  Rockville, MD
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Hurricane Coverage and Other Disasters

Insurance Seminar, Hyatt Regency

June 22, 2007  |  Houston, TX
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May It Please The Court: Insurers v. Policyholders ... And Other Catastrophes!

2007 Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar

March 01, 2007  |  Tuscon, AZ
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Insurance Recovery for Hurricanes and Other Natural Disasters

AAPA Port Administration and Legal Issues Seminar

February 12, 2007  |  Miami, FL
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Litigation Round-Up: Lessons from Katrina and Other Disasters

WRF's Catastrophic Risk Insurance Seminar

November 15, 2006  |  Washington, DC
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Self-Funding-The Pros and Cons

Anderson Kill's 9th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

September 15, 2006  |  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Captives/Self-Funding-The Pros and Cons

Anderson Kill's 9th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

June 01, 2006  |  Washington, DC
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Wind, Water and Proximate Causation

Katrina/Rita/Wilma Damages: Recouping Your Losses With An Aggressive Insurance Recovery Program

March 30, 2006  |  New Orleans, LA
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Ten Insurance Tips

RIMS Virginia Chapter

February 01, 2006  |  Richmond, VA
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The Pros and Cons of Self-Funded Benefits Plans

AKO Policyholder Advisor Conference

December 01, 2005  |  New York, NY
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Wind v. Flood Coverages, Exclusions and Causation

Katrina/Rita Damages: Recouping Your Losses with an Aggressive Insurance Program

November 01, 2005  |  Houston, TX
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ERISA Fiduciaries: Law, Liability & Insurance

Management Liability Seminar

May 01, 2005  |  White Plains, NY
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The Pros and Cons of Self-Funded Benefits Plans

Insurance Issues Update

March 01, 2005  |  Fairfax, VA
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Recovering Punitive Damages after State Farm v. Campbell

Strafford Publications Teleconference

February 01, 2005  |  Washington, DC
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The ERISA Preemption Battle: Implications from the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Aetna v. Davila

Strafford Publications Audioconference

August 01, 2004  |  Washington, DC
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Tips and Tricks for Making Insurers Pay

AMBA 2003 National Conference

October 01, 2003  |  Las Vegas, NV
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HMO Regulation and Evolving Theories of Liability

ABA-TIPS Midwinter Meeting

January 01, 2002  |  Orlando, FL
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Bad Faith Litigation in Washington DC

National Business Institute

December 01, 2001  |  Washington, DC
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HMOs and Managed Care Plans: Evolving Litigation and Related Liability Issues

Professional Liability Underwriters Society Western Days Conference

September 01, 2001  |  Los Angeles, CA
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Insurance Coverage for Y2K Remediation Costs Under Sue and Labor Provisions of Property Insurance Policies

ALI-ABA Y2K Conference

December 01, 1999  |  Philadelphia, PA
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Current Legal Issues In Managed Care

RIMS Conference

April 01, 1999  |  Atlanta, GA
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Director's and Officers Liability

Mealey's Y2K Liability Conference

March 01, 1999  |  Phoenix, AZ
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Feb
2013
Attorneys: Commercial Insureds Should Prepare for Delays, Denials on Sandy Claims
Property Casualty 360
10
Mar
2010
Mortgage Insurers Won't Pay on Bad Loans
CNBC (Washington, DC)
28
Dec
2009
B of A Suit Against MGIC Highlights Deepening Rift
American Banker
14
Dec
2009
Mortgage Insurers' Claim Rejections Multiplying Lenders' Pain
American Banker
26
Jun
2009
Texas Court Allows Legal Expense Claim in Asbestos Case to Continue
Insurance Journal
25
Jun
2009
ASARCO Can Argue For Legal Expenses From Fireman's Fund
National Underwriter
25
Jun
2009
Grupo Mexico boosts Asarco offer by $240M
Arizona Daily Star
24
Jun
2009
Asarco Cleared To Seek Legal Costs From Insurer
Law360
21
Jun
2008
A Violation of Trust - A California verdict drives home the cost of TPA mismanagement of a workers' compensation contract and perhaps reveals a more widespread problem
Risk & Insurance
20
Jun
2008
A Case in Context
Risk & Insurance
15
Aug
2007
9 Things Insurers Don't Want You to Know - How to Protect Your Health and Family From Loopholes and Lapses
MSNBC.com
26
Mar
2007
Uncovering Coverage - Left With An Old Insurance Policy? How to Win the Paper Chase
The Dallas Morning News
01
Nov
2006
Lawyer: Katrina Lawsuits' Jurisdiction Depends on Nature of Claim
BestWire Services
01
Oct
2006
After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Struck Last Year, Homeowners in Louisiana and Mississippi Learned What Disaster Victims Elsewhere Already Know
San Francisco MarketWatch
01
Aug
2003
Where Does It Hurt? In the Pocketbook
The Wall Street Journal (Sunday)
01
Feb
2003
New York Appeals Court Rules Health Plan Can't Invoke ERISA
Best's Insurance News
01
Sep
2002
You Can Make Them Pay
The Wall Street Journal
01
Aug
2002
Save Money on Health Care
Woman's Day
18
Apr
2002
Bloomberg Money Show - April 18, 2002
Bloomberg
01
Apr
2002
Ask Personal Journal
The Wall Street Journal
26
Feb
2002
Insurance Insights: How to Get Them to Pay
News Channel 9 (Washington, DC)
09
Jan
2002
Bloomberg Money Show - January 9, 2002
Bloomberg
01
Jan
2002
Patients Flex Their Muscles
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
01
Oct
2001
This May Hurt
The Washington Post
01
Jun
2001
How To Spot and Fix All the Costly Mistakes
The Wall Street Journal
22
Apr
2001
Of Consuming Interest - April 22, 2001
Call For Action (Washington, DC)
29
Jan
2001
News Interview
News Channel 8 (Washington, DC)
01
Mar
1999
For Now, ERISA Pre-Emption Still Protecting Employers; But Court Decisions, Legislation Could Expand Liability
Business Insurance
17
Jan
1999
Of Consuming Interest - January 17, 1999
Call For Action (Washington, DC)
10
Jan
1999
Of Consuming Interest - January 10, 1999
Call For Action (Washington, DC)
25
Nov
1998
Living Without Limits
WNYE (New York)
17
Nov
1998
Consumer Hotline
Business News Network (Colorado)
16
Nov
1998
Here's to Your Health
Talk America Radio Network (Florida)
02
Nov
1998
Talk Of The Nation
National Public Radio
01
Nov
1998
Health Insurers: Fighting Back
CBS News Speaking of Health

EDUCATION

New York University School of Law, J.D.

University of Pennsylvania, B.A., summa cum laude

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York

New Jersey

District of Columbia

COURT ADMISSIONS

United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Third and Ninth Circuits

United States Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

United States District Court for the District of Columbia

United States District Court for the District of Maryland