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A "litigation star" (Benchmark Plaintiff), Cathy has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance payments over her 30-year career representing policyholders nationwide. She has substantial lead counsel experience in federal and state court trials, mediations, and arbitrations. She also helps policyholders develop and execute strategic prelitigation insurance recovery plans for high-value, complex claims. Her tailored approach to each matter, and focus on practical and creative solutions, helps policyholders efficiently and effectively maximize their insurance assets.
With extensive experience resolving policyholders' complex insurance disputes, Cathy obtains coverage for clients facing liability claims alleging securities fraud, mismanagement, products liability, environmental liability, and defamation, among others. She also assists clients with coverage claims for business interruption losses and theft, and she has significant transactional experience working on deal teams to find solutions to problematic insurance coverage issues.
Cathy represents large corporations, municipalities, individual company officers, and other policyholders facing insurance claim problems under many types of insurance policies, including:
- Directors and officers
- Commercial general liability
- Errors and omissions
- Primary and pool mortgage insurance
- First-party property policies and financial institution bonds
Cathy has successfully represented Fortune 100 companies as well as individuals.
The author of numerous articles on insurance and policyholders' rights, Cathy frequently lectures at programs sponsored by the Practising Law Institute, the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Federal Publications, and the American Bar Association, among others.