A nationally recognized insurance coverage litigator, Lorie handles all aspects of complex, commercial litigation and arbitration.
Lorie has advised clients on a wide range of liability coverages, including insurance for environmental, employment, directors and officers, fiduciary, property damage, cyber, and other liabilities. She also handles various types of first-party property insurance claims, including claims under boiler and machinery, business-interruption, contingent business-interruption, extra expense, disability and other related coverages.
Lorie has handled and tried cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts across the country and in arbitrations in the United States and abroad. At issue in these cases typically have been millions of dollars of insurance coverage for products and environmental liability, silicone gel breast implant claims, and other types of liability. Most recently, she has obtained multi-million dollar settlements under D&O, Side-A Only D&O and E&O policies. She served as lead trial counsel for policyholder in an action enforcing CGL insurance coverage for the then-largest property damage class action settlement ever. The National Law Journal called that jury’s verdict one of the “most significant jury verdicts” of the year. She has also handled many other matters in litigation, arbitration, and settlement negotiations, recovering, collectively, billions of dollars for her clients. She has handled high-stakes insurance issues for individuals, enforcing disability, health and property insurance.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Lorelie S. Masters
Lorelie S. Masters is a National Law Review Go-To Thought Leader for her insurance litigation analysis arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically business interruption coverage and Directors & Officers coverage (D&O) for shareholders class actions. Ms. Masters shares her extensive litigation and regulatory knowledge keeping NLR readers up to date on the many Coronavirus state insurance coverage rulings relating to direct physical loss requirements and English High Court cases as well.