Insurance Defense and Insurance Law

Kolesar & Leatham has vast experience with insurance defense and insurance related law.

The seasoned team of litigators at Kolesar & Leatham represents insurance carriers and their clients, third-party administrators and self-insured entities in virtually all aspects of matters involving insurance coverage and defense.

Our practice handles a variety of matters related to Insurance Defense such as:

  • • Regulatory matters
  • • Primary, excess and reinsurance claims
  • • Direct coverage
  • • Third party claims
  • • Litigation of insurance coverage issues including extra-contractual, rescission and fraud claims
  • • Coverage disputes between insurers


Our team is well-versed in various aspects of insurance law including:

  • • Automobile policies
  • • Commercial insurance litigation
  • • Employment law issues
  • • Environmental and toxic tort coverage including claims, defense and disputes
  • • Excess and umbrella defense and disputes
  • • Directors and officers policies and defense
  • • Extra-contractual/ bad faith claims and disputes
  • • Fire coverage
  • • Construction and builder’s risk matters
  • • Insurance Fraud
  • • Health, hospital and professional coverage
  • • Multi-carrier disputes and treaty claims
  • • Reinsurance matters
  • • Property and casualty claims
  • • Risk management and insured loss prevention
  • • Self-insured retentions, subrogation
  • • Indian law claims
  • • Public entity coverage and claims
  • • Trucking and transportation matters and claims


Kolesar & Leatham Attorneys with expertise in Insurance Defense law include:

Robert J. Caldwell
David R. Clayson
Scott R. Cook
Matthew T. Dushoff
Gov. Robert List
Aaron R. Maurice
Jennifer L. Micheli
William P. Volk
Linda K. Williams
Brittany Wood