President and Fellows of Harvard College v. Zurich American Insurance Company

  1. November 30, 2022

    Harvard Takes Admissions Case Insurance Fight To 1st Circ.

    Harvard University plans to appeal a federal judge's ruling that said the school is on its own to pay the excess costs of a U.S. Supreme Court fight over the school's admissions policy because it failed to tell Zurich American Insurance Co. about the suit.

  2. November 02, 2022

    Harvard Stuck With Admissions Suit Tab After Insurance Flub

    Harvard University will have to pay the legal tab it racked up during the affirmative-action case recently argued before the U.S. Supreme Court after a federal judge ruled Wednesday that the school was late in telling Zurich American Insurance Co. about the landmark suit.

  3. September 20, 2022

    Harvard Says Insurer Played 'Cat & Mouse' On Top Court Case

    Harvard University accused Zurich American Insurance Co. of playing a game of "cat and mouse" in trying to avoid covering the school's legal tab racked up while defending its affirmative-action admissions policy in a suit that is now before the U.S. Supreme Court.

  4. September 16, 2022

    Harvard Discovery Request Mocked By Insurer As Stall Tactic

    Harvard shouldn't be allowed to conduct more discovery in its dispute with Zurich American Insurance Co. for coverage of costs incurred defending an affirmative action case now before the U.S. Supreme Court, the insurer told a Massachusetts federal court.

  5. August 17, 2022

    Harvard Insurer Says Delay Dooms Admissions Suit Coverage

    Harvard waited too long to seek coverage for costs incurred during the landmark affirmative action case now before the U.S. Supreme Court, the school's insurer argued Wednesday as it sought an early win in the suit.

  6. August 12, 2022

    Harvard Insurer Rips Depo Bid Tied To Affirmative Action Case

    Zurich American Insurance Co. on Friday asked a Massachusetts federal judge to reject a deposition bid by Harvard University in a dispute over the coverage of excess costs incurred defending an affirmative action lawsuit that is now at the U.S. Supreme Court, calling it a fishing expedition.

  7. September 20, 2021

    Harvard Sues Insurer For Legal Fees In Affirmative Action Suit

    Harvard University sued Zurich American Insurance Co. for excess coverage of costs it incurred fighting a lawsuit challenging its affirmative action policies, saying the insurer wrongly denied coverage on the basis that it didn't get a timely notice of the suit.