Insurance MVP: Quinn Emanuel's Jane Byrne

Law360, New York (November 27, 2013, 7:25 PM ET) -- Securing a landmark appeals court victory that will likely save her client hundreds of millions of dollars also established an important standard for the insurance industry, earning Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP partner Jane M. Byrne a place among Law360's 2013 Insurance MVPs.

Byrne helped convince the New York Court of Appeals to reverse a lower court decision in a case of first impression regarding reinsurance claims from a $987 million asbestos settlement, allowing a group of reinsurers to challenge United States Fidelity & Guaranty...
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