Defending insurance companies in high-profile litigation matters

Dechert’s insurance defense litigation lawyers represent insurance companies in class action lawsuits, consumer fraud complaints and other legal matters.


We have extensive experience coordinating, preparing and leading teams of lawyers in insurance defense litigation matters at trial and on appeal for insurance companies in the United States, the United Kingdom and in Bermuda. Dechert also represents clients in complex insurance and reinsurance arbitrations and dispute resolution proceedings.

In the United States, we have participated in numerous high-profile matters before federal and state courts and the Supreme Court, defending our clients against class actions, consumer fraud claims, claims involving insurance claims-handling, insurance sales practices, personal injury claims and matters involving punitive damages. Our team is a nationally recognized leader for insurance coverage litigation concerning product liability and mass torts, and we have notable experience in cases arising from natural and man-made disasters.

In the United Kingdom, our lawyers represent assureds, captives, insurers and reinsurers in a variety of cross-border insurance disputes including Lloyd’s-related matters and Bermuda Form arbitrations. We have experience in disputes involving multiple coverage issues, brokers’ negligence, disputes over complex reinsurance products including ILWs and ILSs and issues arising from insurer insolvency.