Insurance Group Of The Year: Kirkland

Law360, New York (January 25, 2011, 8:28 PM EST) -- Creative litigation tactics helped the Kirkland & Ellis LLP insurance team land a precedent-setting win for The Dow Chemical Co. in a $145 million coverage dispute last year, one of several pivotal victories for policyholders that earned the firm a place among Law360’s Insurance Groups of 2010.

In a case that played out in Louisiana trial court, Kirkland saved the company from having to pay for cleanup costs and lost profits related to an environmental accident at a lessee’s gas well.

Kirkland landed a one-two punch...
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