About Us

The Policyholder Insider features in-depth coverage of a broad range of topics relating to risk and insurance, and is a one-stop resource for news, analysis and commentary on risk management and insurance law. The Policyholder Insider draws on the experience and expertise of Orrick’s leading insurance recovery lawyers.

Orrick’s Insurance practice group is international in scope and includes lawyers who have won the highest accolades in the industry. We represent policyholders seeking insurance proceeds under virtually every type of insurance policy and serve policyholder clients throughout the world in all major industries. We litigate coverage claims and provide non-litigation solutions to the most complex insurance issues and coverage disputes. In addition, we provide risk management counseling and insurance advice regarding some of the world’s most challenging and important matters.

We have recovered billions of dollars from insurance companies for policyholders, including verdicts in litigated matters and some of the largest settlements in the history of the London insurance market. Our roster of clients currently includes Sony, eBay, CITGO, Credit Suisse, and Pacific Gas & Electric, among others.

Our Team

Our practice includes more than 30 insurance lawyers and professionals throughout the United States. To provide the most knowledgeable, cost-effective expertise, our team includes not only attorneys, but in-house scientific consultants and insurance professionals.

Industry Recognition

Trusted arbiters like Chambers USA rank us as leaders in the field. Benchmark: Litigation and U.S. News & World Report rank us as a top tier insurance recovery practice.

Decades of Experience

We work on the highest profile insurance coverage matters. Our historical roots include representation of Johns Manville for asbestos coverage, 3M for breast implant product liabilities, and many of the leading oil companies, resource industries and utilities in environmental claims. We have assisted numerous clients whose businesses were affected by hurricanes Katrina and Sandy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the Policyholder Insider, or about Orrick’s Insurance practice in general, please contact a member of our Editorial Board:

Darren S. Teshima
San Francisco
Alison K. Roffi
Managing Associate
New York