Insurance MVP: Covington's William Skinner

Law360, New York (December 12, 2011, 4:09 PM EST) -- William Skinner of Covington & Burling LLP helped Chiquita Brands International Inc. secure a ruling that its insurer must cover the cost of defending suits alleging that the company is liable for thousands of killings by Colombian extremists, earning him a spot on Law360's list of Insurance MVPs.

Chiquita's case against National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh is apparently the first in which a court has addressed whether general liability insurers are obligated to provide coverage for the cost of defending suits under the Alien...
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