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Insurance and Reinsurance

The largest insurance and reinsurance companies in the world count on us for our industry experience and our record of demonstrated excellence. Simpson Thacher “continues to be the star firm in the nationwide insurance market,” declared Chambers USA 2013.

Award for Excellence
2013, 2012 and 2009 Sole Recipient of the Chambers Award for Excellence in Insurance​

Through our litigation of the most significant cases of the last quarter-century, we are unsurpassed in helping to establish the controlling U.S. precedents in insurance and reinsurance case law. We have prevailed on issues involving:

  • Duty to defend
  • Fortuity
  • Number of occurrences
  • Allocation
  • Trigger of coverage
  • Pollution and other exclusions
  • Insurer rights in policyholders’ bankruptcy
  • Follow-the-fortunes
  • Antitrust and trade practice challenges to insurer conduct

We also are a leader in capital-raising in the insurance sector and have been involved in many of the most significant insurance industry mergers and acquisitions.

Practice of the Year
An Insurance Practice Group of the Year – Law360 2013 & 2012

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      Insurance Law Alert Resource Center
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      Insurance Litigation Practice Receives National Practice Group of the Year Award for the 4th Consecutive Year
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      Mary Beth Forshaw Recognized as Insurance Lawyer of the Year