The 2022 edition of Benchmark Litigation awarded Pasich LLP rankings in the categories of Insurance and Dispute Resolution for the second consecutive year. Additionally, Partners Kirk Pasich, Shaun Crosner, Peter Halprin, and Mikaela Whitman were individually ranked.
Pasich represents insureds in a wide range of disputes with insurers and insurance brokers, and focuses on maximizing the value of clients’ insurance portfolios. He has successfully obtained more than $8 billion in coverage for losses from civil unrest, earthquakes, explosions, floods, hurricanes, mass shootings, natural gas leaks, product tampering, terrorism, and wildfires and for class, derivative, and mass tort actions for claims of bodily injury, property damage, intellectual property violations, and other alleged wrongs. Pasich also represents motion picture and television studios and producers, actors, musicians, and others in the entertainment industry in coverage matters. He has handled more than 60 trials and arbitrations and more than 50 appellate proceedings.
Crosner represents insureds in all aspects of insurance recovery and has helped clients recover hundreds of millions of dollars. He routinely advises clients regarding risk management issues and pre-litigation disputes with their insurers and maintains an active insurance coverage litigation, arbitration, and appellate practice. His practice focuses on complex disputes concerning employment practices liability insurance, commercial general liability insurance, and large property damage, business interruption, and theft losses.
Halprin represents commercial insureds in complex insurance coverage matters with a focus on recovery strategies in relation to cyber breaches and cybercrime, COVID-19 and natural disasters, professional services, regulatory investigations, and technology disputes. Over the course of his career, Halprin has arbitrated, litigated, and mediated claims involving a broad range of insurance policies and recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance proceeds for insureds.
Whitman represents insureds in complex insurance coverage disputes and provides strategic advice to clients on mitigating risk and maximizing insurance recovery. Whitman’s practice focuses on directors and officers (D&O) insurance, employment practices liability insurance (EPL), media liability insurance, and coverage issues in bankruptcy proceedings.
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