August 3, 2021

Volume XI, Number 215

Jeanne M. Kohler

Jeanne Kohler represents U.S. and international insurers and reinsurers in complex commercial litigation and arbitrations, including complex insurance coverage disputes and reinsurance matters. She regularly represents and counsels insurers, cedents, reinsurers, and retrocessionaires on claims, coverage and regulatory issues across all lines of business.

Jeanne is co-leader of the firm’s reinsurance division. She has represented insurers and reinsurers in numerous litigations, mediations and arbitrations involving facultative and treaty reinsurance with respect to a variety of issues including allocation, aggregation, number of occurrences, follow the fortunes, late notice, salvage and subrogation recoveries, inuring insurance and/or reinsurance, warranties, rescission, commutations, offset, insolvency, contract wordings, claims handling and other coverage issues. These matters involved property and casualty, life and health reinsurance, as well as financial and surety products. She has also represented insurers, brokers, third-party administrators and managing general agents and underwriters in disputes.

Jeanne also has experience representing cedents and reinsurers in life, health, LTC and annuity reinsurance matters, with respect to a variety of issues including rate increases, recapture, actuarial and pricing issues, and agent/broker misconduct, among others.

In addition, she has negotiated and drafted settlement agreements and commutation agreements on behalf of clients. She also assists clients with product development and the drafting of insurance policy wordings. In addition, she has extensive experience drafting reinsurance contracts and assisting clients in the review and analysis of reinsurance contracts.


Articles in the National Law Review database by Jeanne M. Kohler