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(CHICAGO) June 15, 2010 – Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell’s Insurance and Reinsurance Practices have been commended for excellence by Reactions magazine and The International Who’s Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers – two international publications that rank the performance of law firm practice groups in the industry.
In its 2010 survey, Reactions magazine ranked Locke Lord the No. 1 law firm in America in the category of Reinsurance and Insurance Litigation & Dispute Management. Locke Lord also was identified by Reactions as one of the top U.S. law firms in Reinsurance as well as being recognized as one of the Best Overall U.S. firms. The Reactions survey was based upon responses from in-house counsel at insurers, reinsurers and brokers, from around the world, including the United States, Bermuda, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.
In addition, Locke Lord has been named a leading U.S. Firm by Who’s Who Legal in its just-released The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers 2010. Six Locke Lord attorneys – Jonathan Bank (Los Angeles), Brian T. Casey (Atlanta), Nick J. DiGiovanni (Chicago), John C. Gurley (Chicago), Steven Schwartz (New York), and William J. Kelty III (Washington, D.C.) – were specifically recognized for their work. The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers 2010 recognizes 360 individuals in 38 countries as leaders in the field. Nominees are selected based upon feedback from general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide.
Locke Lord’s Insurance and Reinsurance Practices have consistently earned a string of accolades over the years from publications such as Chambers USA: Client’s Guide of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America, Reactions and Who’s Who Legal. Locke Lord also has garnered praise for its insurance and reinsurance work in The Legal 500 United States and Global Broker & Underwriter magazine.
Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP is a full-service, national law firm with offices in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. With a vast geographic scope, and a national reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work, Locke Lord is focused on achieving client success as a team. Among Locke Lord’s many strong practice areas are appellate, aviation, corporate, class action litigation, employee benefits, energy, environmental, financial services, health care, insurance and reinsurance industries, intellectual property, labor and employment, public law, real estate, REIT, tax and technology.