Louis H. Kozloff

Louis H. Kozloff

Partner

Practice Groups

With a practice that focuses on insurance coverage and other insurance-related litigation, Louis Kozloff — a skilled counselor who combines advocacy with sound business judgment — represents insurance companies in coverage issues and bad faith disputes, including commercial general liability, directors and officers, errors and omissions, and first-party property claims. Lou also defends complex liability claims for insureds and has nearly two decades of experience in the insurance sphere.

Lou has also served as Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel for a large insurance company, where he oversaw all litigation, handled class action litigation involving claims practices and regulatory matters, and specialized in claims matters involving coverage and extra-contractual exposure. He also advised the company’s claims department regarding coverage matters and extra-contractual liability, and worked closely with outside counsel in developing litigation strategy and arguments.

Professional Affiliations
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society
Admitted to Practice
  • Pennsylvania 
  • District of Columbia 
Education
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif (Managing Editor, University of Pittsburgh Law Review)
  • Dartmouth College, B.A., 1993
Publications/Presentations
  • Co-Presenter, "Lifecycle of a Litigation in a Bad Faith Claim," Enstar Claims Management Meeting, June 20, 2017
  • Quoted in “The Biggest Insurance Rulings of 2017: Midyear Report,” Law360, June 16, 2017
  • Quoted in "Pa. 'Trigger' Ruling Eases Path To Toxic Cleanup Coverage," April 24, 2017
  • Quoted in "Wash. Justices Muddy Waters on Insurer Unfairness Suits," Law360, February 3, 2016
  • Presenter, “Insurance Coverage & Extra-Contractual Disputes,” American Conference Institute,  November 30, 2016
  • Co-Author, "No Excess Insurance Drop Down When Primary Goes Belly Up," Law360, January 13, 2016
  • Co-Author, “Heinz v. Starr Raises Nuanced Policy Rescission Questions,” Law360, December 4, 2015
  • Presenter, "Allocating Defense Costs Among Multiple Insurers and Between Covered and Uncovered Claims," Strafford CLE Webinar, July 29, 2015
  • Presenter, "The Insurer's Duty to Settle, Bad Faith, and Verdicts in Excess of Policy Limits," Strafford CLE, January 7, 2015 
  • Co-author, “Ridesharing Presents Challenges and Opportunities for Insurers,” PropertyCasualty360, October 21, 2014
  • Chapter co-author, “DRI Coverage B: Personal and Advertising Injury Compendium,” May 20, 2014
  • Panelist, "The Ins and Outs of Interpreting and Applying D&O and E&O Policy Exclusions," American Bar Association's 22nd Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear Program, Feburary 21, 2014