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.
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
- Number of occurrences
- Trigger of coverage
- Pollution and other exclusions
- Insurer rights in policyholders’ bankruptcy
- 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.