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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 is “the go-to firm for the insurance industry for really serious cases. Their practice is top-notch,” declared Chambers USA 2016.
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 our insurance industry clients turn to us for advice on their most important mergers and acquisitions.

2013-2017
Insurance Firm of the Year – Benchmark Litigation

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      Insurance Litigation Practice Receives National Practice Group of the Year Award for the 5th Consecutive Year
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