Our policyholder insurance coverage team represents policyholders worldwide on matters involving every type of property and casualty insurance. We help policyholders access valuable coverage for all types of exposures, including property and business interruption, commercial general liability, cyber, drones, auto, errors and omissions and professional liability, directors and officers liability, and employers’ liability.
Our almost 600 attorneys have handled matters involving virtually every type of property and casualty insurance policy available in the market today, and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance for all types of losses and liabilities. We focus on efficiently maximizing the value of each policyholder’s insurance portfolio, and we leverage our extensive experience to help insureds procure policies and manage insurance portfolios of all sizes and geographic scope, analyze and file claims, and resolve any resulting disputes.
Meet our Blog Contributors
Christine Spinella Davis202.719.8296Email
Christine S. Davis represents corporate policyholders in coverage disputes involving various types of commercial insurance policies, including comprehensive general liability, directors and officers, errors and omissions, and products liability policies. She has almost 20 years of experience representing policyholders in all stages of insurance coverage disputes, including negotiations, mediation, arbitration and litigation through trial and appeal. She also advises clients on their insurance placement programs.
Judea S. Davis615.252.3896Email
Judea Davis is an associate in Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group. Prior to joining the firm, Judea clerked for the Hon. Michelle Childs of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina and the Hon. Garrison Hill of the South Carolina Court of Appeals.
She also served as a law fellow and law clerk for the Equal Justice Initiative, where she researched constitutional and criminal law issues and represented clients before the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Geoffrey Greeves recovers insurance proceeds for corporate policyholders in disputed claims, coverage litigation matters, adversary proceedings, and using arbitration, mediation and negotiation. Geoffrey is first and foremost a trial lawyer. He routinely handles business tort litigation from inception through appeal. Spanning 20 years in insurance recovery practice in hotly disputed insurance claims involving man-made and natural disasters such as 9/11, the Nashville floods, ValuJet flight 592, the Deepwater Horizon incident, earthquakes in Chile and Japan, Superstorm Sandy and various other hurricanes, Geoffrey has achieved numerous eight-figure settlements for his clients.
Erin Jane Illman704.338.6026Email
Erin Illman is a dynamic problem solver with a strong understanding of U.S. and international private-sector privacy laws and regulations and the legal requirements for the transfer of sensitive personal data to/from the United States, the European Union and other jurisdictions. She regularly advises clients on CCPA, GLBA, HIPAA, COPPA, CAN-SPAM, FCRA, security breach notification laws, and other U.S. state and federal privacy and data security requirements, and global data protection laws. In addition to providing proactive privacy and information security compliance and legal advice, Erin manages privacy-related enforcement actions and litigation. Her practice includes representing companies in reactive incident response situations, including insider cybersecurity threats, electronic and physical theft of trade secrets, and investigation, analysis, and notification efforts with respect to security incidents and breaches.
Andrea Kotrosits focuses her practice on policyholder insurance coverage matters. Prior to joining Bradley, Andrea practiced at a litigation and insurance recovery boutique firm.
Andrea received her J.D. (cum laude) from George Mason University School of Law, where she was a member of George Mason Law Review. During law school, Andrea worked with in-house counsel at a financial services company, and later as a law clerk at a firm handling mostly employment discrimination and False Claims Act matters.
A. Kate Margolis601.592.9930Email
Kate Margolis provides insurance coverage advice for policyholders. She knows that insurance coverage is essential to the long-term viability of any business. Kate helps policyholders preserve coverage both before and after a claim arises. She advises regarding terms and conditions and potential gaps in coverage when clients are evaluating their insurance programs. For example, cyber insurance has fast become a crucial part of any insurance program. Kate recently co-authored the Guide to Cyber Insurance: Building a Program, Procuring Coverage, Managing Claims and Litigating Disputes, published by RIMS, the Risk Management SocietyTM.
When coverage disputes do arise, Kate is committed to cost-effective and creative solutions to achieve a satisfactory business resolution if possible and unrelenting advocacy when litigation is warranted. Kate has helped clients navigate roadblocks to coverage for nearly 20 years.
Richard H. Monk III205.521.8516Email
Richard Monk is a seasoned attorney experienced in a variety of complex civil litigation, including commercial, product liability, toxic tort and personal injury cases. Richard’s experience includes significant responsibilities on coordinated teams of lawyers defending and managing large numbers of similar cases and cases among multiple jurisdictions.
Alex Purvis is a litigator and policyholder coverage lawyer with a unique background, including experience in product liability, construction, and complex commercial litigation. He started his career as a litigation associate handling large-scale insurance coverage and subrogation matters. After joining Bradley in 2005, Alex developed a reputation as a leading insurance coverage lawyer for commercial policyholders across the Southeast.
Kristina Allen Reliford615.252.3573Email
Kristina Allen Reliford is a results-oriented litigator and trial attorney specializing in non-compete litigation, securities and government investigations, and complex business disputes. Her broad litigation experience includes assisting U.S. and international companies from a wide variety of industries, such as financial services, health care and information technology, in developing practical solutions to resolve disputes as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Kristina has experience in all facets of commercial disputes, including dispositive motions, discovery management, witness preparation, trial briefing and witness examination. Specifically, she served as lead associate on a trial team representing an Indian consulting firm in federal court litigation alleging trade secret misappropriation, including taking and defending depositions, preparing trial witnesses, drafting motions in limine and arguing pre-trial motions. In addition, she represented a global health information technology corporation in federal court litigation alleging trade secret misappropriation and false advertising.
Emily M. Ruzic205.521.8447Email
Emily Ruzic handles complex business litigation matters, including non-compete and breach-of-contract cases; trade secret, trademark, and copyright infringement litigation; and Federal Trade Commission investigations. She works on a diverse range of matters for a variety of industries, including energy, insurance, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, and real estate.
D. Butler Sparks205.521.8307Email
Butler Sparks advises public and private clients in a variety of corporate transactions, including securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity transactions, business entity formation, financing transactions, and corporate reorganizations. He counsels publicly traded clients on a variety of securities law compliance matters including ’34 Act reporting and debt and equity offerings. Butler also assists publicly traded firms with a host of corporate governance-related issues, including compliance with stock exchange listing standards.
Whitt Steineker has devoted his career to representing companies and people that make things and provide services. He provides clients of all types with litigation counsel, transactional advice, and practical strategies for growth. Whitt has represented a variety of clients of all sizes—from multinational corporations to local businesses—in a wide range of transactional and litigation matters in state and federal courts around the country.
Alexander G. Thrasher205.521.8891Email
Alex Thrasher is an attorney in the Construction Practice Group who represents owners, general contractors and subcontractors across the country in complex commercial disputes. In addition, Alex advises clients on a range of other legal issues, including strategic business and project planning, contract drafting, negotiation and administration, government contracting, and lien and bond claims. He also represents and advises clients in real estate transactions and other general commercial matters.
Slates C. Veazey601.592.9925Email
Slates Veazey represents clients in all types of litigation, with a particular emphasis on construction and insurance coverage disputes. Slates’ construction practice involves representing owners and general contractors in a variety of issues and projects, both public and private.
Heather Howell Wright615.252.2342Email
Heather Wright helps financial institutions identify operational risks and determine business solutions to mitigate those risks. She provides regulatory and compliance advice and manages litigation for financial institutions regarding compliance with, and alleged violations of, security agreements and other contracts as well as lending and consumer finance statutes and regulations — particularly in matters involving property insurance and flood insurance.