Jenner & Block

"Chinese Drywall-Insurance Coverage Nightmare," HB Litigation Teleconference

Jenner & Block Partner Matthew L. Jacobs will speak at a HB Litigation Teleconference titled, “Chinese Drywall-Insurance Coverage Nightmare,” to be held June 1, 2009.

Mr. Jacobs will speak on several topics relating to Chinese Drywall insurance issues including: the first party and third party coverage claims likely to arise; trigger issues, endorsements and exclusions that come into play in big coverage disputes; the kinds of policies providing coverage for both first and third party claims; subrogation opportunities; and reinsurance.

Mr. Jacobs is a member of the Firm’s Insurance Litigation and Counseling and Reinsurance Practices. He is responsible for complex, multi-party insurance coverage litigation matters in state and federal courts, and he regularly advises corporations on the availability of insurance coverage for a wide variety of claims, including those related to directors and officers liability, errors and omissions, mortgage lending practices, mold and water damage, business interruption losses, product liability, mutual fund late-trading and market timing lawsuits and regulatory investigations and environmental matters. Mr. Jacobs has written extensively on issues of insurance coverage for D&O liabilities and related matters, and has spoken at over 75 conferences, and has chaired over a dozen more, both domestically and internationally in the past 20 years on various insurance coverage issues.

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