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Darlene Alt’s practice focuses on advising U.S. and international insurers on complex claims and coverage issues in both contentious and non-contentious matters. She regularly represents insurers in litigation throughout the country involving complex coverage disputes, claims-handling practices, bad faith and extra-contractual liability and class actions across various lines of business and products. Complete bio

darlene.alt@sedgwicklaw.com   View Darlene Alt’s blog posts here

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James F. Baffa focuses his practice on insurance coverage litigation and counseling. He has litigated insurance coverage disputes and multiple issues related to insurance company claims handling. His nationwide insurance coverage practice regularly involves new or novel issues and matters of first impression. Complete bio

james.baffa@sedgwicklaw.com   View James Baffa’s blog posts here

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Richard Booth is an associate in Sedgwick’s London office. His practice is focused on professional indemnity insurance coverage and defense. He also advises upon D&O liability as well as coverage and defense matters involving financial institutions. Mr. Booth’s experience includes advising insurers in connection with claims against lawyers, surveyors, construction and engineering professionals, architects and fund managers. Complete bio

richard.booth@sedgwicklaw.com  View Richard Booth’s blog posts here

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Jennifer Quinn Broda represents insurance markets in Bermuda, London and domestically in connection with various types of coverage matters. Her professional liability experience includes handling claims involving directors and officers, employment practices, lawyers, accountants, and insurance agents, among others. Ms. Broda also has experience handling coverage matters under general liability and cyber liability policies. Complete bio

jennifer.quinnbroda@sedgwicklaw.com   View Jennifer Quinn Broda’s blog posts here

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Mark Chudleigh maintains an international practice that focuses on
commercial litigation involving the financial services, insurance and private client sectors. After practicing at leading firms in London for 18 years, including as managing partner of Sedgwick London, he moved to Bermuda in 2008 to head Sedgwick Chudleigh, Sedgwick’s Bermuda office. Complete bio

mark.chudleigh@sedgwicklaw.com  View Mark Chudleigh’s blog posts here

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Patricia A. Daza-Luu is a litigation associate with extensive experience in insurance coverage disputes. She recently served as senior associate on a multi-million dollar insurance bad faith trial in federal court, resulting in a complete defense verdict. Ms. Daza-Luu is adept at offensive and defensive discovery, motion practice, and trial and arbitration preparation. She has successfully prepared coverage opinions on a broad range of complex insurance issues. Complete bio

patricia.daza-luu@sedgwicklaw.com  View Patricia Daza Luu’s blog posts here

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Matthew Ferguson specializes in domestic and international coverage matters arising out of D&O, Professional Liability, Financial Institutions Liability, Fiduciary, Employment Practices and Fidelity policies. He has a wide array of experience in evaluating and handling complex coverage issues on behalf of U.S. and non-U.S. insurers in highly publicized matters involving large and prominent multinational companies, in many industries. Complete bio

matthew.ferguson@sedgwicklaw.com   View Matthew Ferguson’s blog posts here

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Kimberly Forrester handles complex insurance coverage disputes and litigation matters on behalf of insurer clients concerning professional liability, D&O liability, employment practices liability, E&O coverage, and commercial general liability policies. Ms. Forrester also handles product liability and toxic tort litigation, including the defense of claims involving energy companies, automobile manufacturers, and construction companies. Complete bio

kimberly.forrester@sedgwicklaw.com   View Kimberly Forrester’s blog posts here

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Carol J. Gerner represents insurance markets in Bermuda, London and domestically on a variety of coverage matters. Her professional liability experience includes providing advice to insurers as monitoring counsel on complex coverage issues, as well as negotiating resolution of coverage disputes. She has experience handling coverage matters, including D&O liability, employment practices liability, managed care liability, billing errors and omissions, and cybersecurity. Complete bio

carol.gerner@sedgwicklaw.com   View Carol Gerner’s blog posts here

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Eryk Gettell handles complex insurance coverage and litigation matters on behalf of insurer clients concerning professional liability, directors and officers liability, employment practices liability, errors and omissions coverage, and commercial general liability policies. Complete bio

eryk.gettell@sedgwicklaw.com  View Eryk Gettell’s blog posts here

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Brian Harrison is a trial lawyer who represents primary and excess insurers in complex coverage and commercial litigation and arbitration matters. He practice focuses on providing coverage advice and handling disputes under directors and officers, employment practices, fidelity, property and casualty policies across the U.S. Complete bio

brian.harrison@sedgwicklaw.com View Brian Harrison’s blog posts here

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Sarah Hennessy, an associate attorney in Sedgwick’s London office, has experience in advising on complex professional indemnity claims, with an emphasis on construction disputes. Her experience includes advising insurers in connection with claims against construction and engineering professionals, surveyors, architects, accountants and insurance brokers. Ms. Hennessy also advises on D&O liability, as well as coverage and defense matters involving financial institutions. Complete bio

sarah.hennessy@sedgwicklaw.com   View Sarah Hennessy’s blog posts here

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Diana Karnes professional liability experience includes handling D&O claims, and claims for employment and healthcare practices. She also has experience handling coverage matters under general liability policies. Her litigation background includes product liability, healthcare, and general litigation matters. Complete bio

diana.karnes@sedgwicklaw.com   View Diana Karnes’s blog posts here

OC_JKK2Jenni K. Katzer represents insurers in matters concerning all aspects insurance coverage. She has extensive experience defending insurance companies in complex litigation and declaratory judgment actions filed in federal and state forums across the country, as well as arbitration and mediation proceedings around the world. In addition to litigating coverage issues, she has defended insurance carriers against claims of bad faith. Complete bio

jenni.katzer@sedgwicklaw.com   View Jenni Katzer’s other blog posts here

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Thomas R. Orofino counsels leading U.S. and U.K. insurers on complex matters involving financial institution bonds, commercial crime policies, professional indemnity policies and other specialty lines products. His experience includes the successful representation of clients in state and federal courts in connection with coverage and bad faith litigation. Before joining Sedgwick, Mr. Orofino was a specialty underwriter for a major international insurer, where he negotiated and underwrote primary and excess E&O policies. Complete bio

thomas.orofino@sedgwicklaw.com  View Thomas R. Orofino’s blog posts here

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eric.scheiner@sedgwicklaw.com  View Eric Scheiner’s blog posts here

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Sarah Rogers Sepe analyzes complex, high-exposure coverage matters for international and domestic insurers in connection with professional liability claims, including E&O and D&O liability insurance matters. She provides claims management to insurers engaged in underwriting for various professional lines. Ms. Sepe monitors the progression of securities and derivative actions and domestic and foreign regulatory investigations to forecast exposure for D&O insurer clients. Complete bio

sarah.sepe@sedgwicklaw.com   View Sarah Roger Sepe’s blog posts here

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Beth Yoffie is a native Californian. She has authored more than a thousand coverage opinions analyzing a huge variety of coverage issues presented under D&O, E&O, fidelity, general liability, homeowner, jewelers block, auto liability, and property and casualty policies, including claims arising from Ponzi schemes, employment liability, personal and advertising injury liability, professional negligence, environmental contamination, earthquake, fire, mold, construction defect, intellectual property, and securities and antitrust litigation. Complete bio

beth.yoffie@sedgwicklaw.com   View Beth Yoffie’s blog posts here