Insurance Group Of The Year: Steptoe & Johnson

Law360, New York (February 4, 2014, 7:26 PM EST) -- Steptoe & Johnson LLP in 2013 extricated two Travelers Cos. Inc. insurers from coverage demands surrounding pollution at manufactured gas plant sites and helped set new standards that could assist other carriers in litigation over decades-old environmental liabilities, vaulting the firm on to the list of Law360's Insurance Practice Groups Of The Year.

The carrier-side insurance and reinsurance practice at Steptoe has risen in prominence to become the largest group at the firm ever since coverage litigation related to pollution and later asbestos and other toxic torts boomed...
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