Kenneth M. Gorenberg is a partner in the Chicago office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP and a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Gorenberg’s insurance practice focuses on a number of complex issues for corporate policyholders. In addition to litigation of coverage disputes and negotiation of non-litigated but high exposure insurance claims, he performs insurance coverage analyses to help his clients understand and manage the risks associated with their existing operations and the risks they may acquire through corporate transactions. He also works closely with corporate risk management departments and insurance brokers to assess and enhance coverage programs. Mr. Gorenberg has also represented insurance companies and executives in complex litigation regarding the business of insurance.
Ken has resolved coverage issues involving an alphabet soup of insurance policies, including CGL, D&O, E&O, EPLI, PLL and WC/EL, as well as first-party property policies, crime bonds and surety bonds. He offers a deep understanding of loss-sensitive insurance programs, having litigated disputes involving workers’ compensation claim handling and deductible and retrospective premium billing.
Ken also works in the trenches of product liability, professional liability and commercial litigation, including as national coordinating counsel for defendants in asbestos, benzene and other toxic tort litigation. Ken brings his underlying litigation experience to bear in insurance coverage litigation, negotiation and counseling for corporate policyholders.
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