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Brook Roberts

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Brook Roberts is the Managing Partner of the firm’s San Diego office. He previously served as a global Co-chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Practice. Mr. Roberts’ practice focuses on complex insurance coverage and bad faith disputes, involving a wide range of environmental, property, casualty, investment and professional liability matters. He has extensive experience in state and federal courts, securing coverage for clients under virtually every type of insurance available, including comprehensive general liability; directors and officers liability; errors and omissions coverage for professionals such as engineers and architects; environmental impairment liability; builders risk; and property policies. He has represented a host of Fortune 500 companies in a variety of complex business litigation matters in federal and state courts, and before domestic and international arbitration panels.

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Environmental, Land & Resources Partner

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United States: Industry focus

Insurance: advice to policyholders

Within: Insurance: advice to policyholders

Latham & Watkins LLP’s ‘policyholder practice is extremely deep across the US’ and handles major commercial insurance lines as well as specialty coverage areas, including business interruption, professional, product, D&O and environmental liability, in addition to cyber and political risk, IP and transactional insurance. It is advising Meritor in seeking coverage for tens of thousands of asbestos bodily injury claims arising out of its acquisition of the former Rockwell International automotive products business. It is also representing A Community of Friends in its insurance claims arising from damage to two of its apartment buildings while under construction, and represented United Nuclear Corporation in a bad faith lawsuit in against Lloyd’s of London insurers and Resolute Management. Allergan, Fluor Corporation and National Collegiate Athletic Association are also clients. John Wilson and Brook Roberts in San Diego are recommended, as are Washington DC’s David Barrett, who is ‘extremely committed to clients and is a creative problem solver’, and the ‘exceptionalPeter Rosen in Los Angeles. Former global co-chair of the insurance coverage litigation practice Andrew Lundberg retired in 2017.

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