Directors and Officers

As some of the leading practitioners of insurance and reinsurance law, our attorneys represent insurers and reinsurers throughout the United States and internationally in cases involving the liability of directors and officers (D&O). Our experience extends beyond claims made against directors and officers of publicly traded companies; we also represent clients for claims involving private companies, nonprofit entities, investment trusts, and limited and general partnerships. In fact, our firm-wide multidisciplinary collective of insurance-related practice groups serves all facets of the insurance industry, including some of the largest D&O insurers and reinsurers in the business.

At Goldberg Segalla, our experienced litigators:

  • Routinely assess coverage, prepare coverage opinions and investigate D&O liability claims
  • Prosecute and defend coverage actions in the trial court and on appeal
  • Counsel insurers on claims handling procedures and loss prevention 

We are also proud of the fact that we provide our clients with updates on relevant law and policy on a regular basis. Our attorneys offer advice on many issues, including:

  • Scope of entity securities and EPL coverage
  • Right to select counsel and scope of defense issues
  • Application of exclusionary language, including the dishonesty exclusion, insured versus insured exclusion, professional liability exclusion and prior acts exclusion
  • Bankruptcy claims and their effect on D&O coverage