Insurance MVP: Latham & Watkins' Brook Roberts

Law360, New York (December 10, 2012, 9:24 PM EST) -- Latham & Watkins LLP's Brook Roberts walloped an attempt by insurers to drastically restrict coverage for Fluor Corp.'s long-tail asbestos claims in a case of first impression that fellow California policyholder attorneys are already citing, landing him a spot among Law360's 2012 Insurance MVPs.

Roberts, a partner in Latham's San Diego office and co-chair of the firm's insurance coverage practice, clinched more than $50 million in insurance coverage for Fluor's asbestos liabilities by persuading a California trial court to rule that a coverage limit for completed...
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