Insurance Coverage Litigator Bryana Blessinger Joins Goldberg Segalla in Chicago

Insurance Coverage Litigator Bryana Blessinger Joins Goldberg Segalla in Chicago

August 12, 2020

Goldberg Segalla added partner Bryana L. Blessinger to the firm’s Global Insurance Services practice. She will be affiliated with the firm’s Chicago and Los Angeles offices, but based in Portland.

Bryana is a trial attorney and insurance coverage litigator with a focus on representing insurers in complex coverage matters arising under a variety of policy lines, as well as bad-faith and extracontractual disputes. She also handles complex commercial litigation matters including construction litigation, partnership and shareholder disputes, business torts, employment matters, breach of contract matters, and professional malpractice matters. Throughout her career, she has tried more than 30 jury and bench cases to verdict. Prior to entering private practice, Bryana was a Deputy District Attorney for Washington County, Oregon, where she represented the State of Oregon in 13 jury trials and daily hearings. She is an active member of several legal and insurance industry groups, including DRI, where she is a member of the Insurance Law Committee and co-editor-in-chief of The Voice.

“We are thrilled to have Bryana join us,” said Jeffrey L. Kingsley, co-chair of Goldberg Segalla’s Global Insurance Services practice. “She brings leadership and over a decade of legal experience in handling complex coverage matters to the firm.”

“As an active member of national professional organizations, I’ve had the opportunity to work with many of the attorneys at Goldberg Segalla over the years,” Bryana said. “I have always been impressed with their professionalism and intellect, not to mention that they are simply outstanding people. I am thrilled to join Goldberg Segalla’s Global Insurance Services team, supporting the Chicago and Los Angeles offices and expanding its national practice to Oregon and Washington.”

Bryana earned her B.A. at Linfield College and her J.D. at Willamette University College of Law. She lives in Portland with her family and their labradoodle. She is a frequent participant in adventure races and an avid volunteer. Bryana has served as a volunteer coordinator for events with the Oregon Humane Society, Oregon Food Bank, and Habitat for Humanity. She serves on the Board of Directors for Our Children Oregon, an organization devoted to child abuse prevention in Oregon, and is a devoted supporter of the Campaign for Equal Justice.