Most Admired Attys: Covington's Donald Brown

Law360, New York (August 31, 2010, 3:32 PM EDT) -- In many ways, Covington & Burling LLP's Donald Brown set the standard by which insurance policyholder attorneys are judged with his early work on asbestos cases in California in the 1980s. Maintaining — and exceeding — that standard has made Brown one of Law360's Most Admired Insurance Attorneys.

Brown represented Fiberboard Corp. in its battles with insurers over coverage for settlements in asbestos litigation. The company had entered into billions of dollars worth of settlements that threatened its very existence. But, at the beginning of the...
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