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Bankruptcy and restructuring Richard F Hahn, M Natasha Labovitz
Commercial litigation Mark P Goodman, John S Kiernan
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Energy and natural resources Ezra Borut
Executive compensation and employee benefits Lawrence K Cagney
Financial institutions Gregory J Lyons, John M Vasily
Insurance Nicholas F Potter, Thomas M Kelly
Intellectual property David H Bernstein, Jeffrey P Cunard
International dispute resolution Donald Francis Donovan, Lord Goldsmith QC, David W Rivkin
Latin America Maurizio Levi-Minzi, Dietmar W Prager
Leveraged finance David A Brittenham
Litigation Mary Beth Hogan, Andrew J Ceresney
Mergers and acquisitions Gregory V Gooding, William D Regner
Private equity funds Rebecca Silberstein, Jonathan Adler
Private equity transactions Kevin M Schmidt
Project finance Douglas B Buchanan QC, Ivan E Mattei
Real estate Peter J Irwin
Securities Matthew E Kaplan, Steven J Slutzky
Tax Peter A Furci, Peter F G Schuur
White-collar criminal defense Bruce E Yannett

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  • Anomalies of insurance law

    Although the courts are often at pains to point out that insurance law is merely a subset of general contract law and should be applied without any concession or discrimination simply because the subject matter is insurance, there are, in fact, several aspects that are peculiar to insurance. An understanding of these anomalies will assist in penetrating the sometimes arcane depths of insurance law. They include:
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