With decades of experience, the member firms of the ALFA International Insurance Practice group are a trusted resource for clients operating in all lines of the insurance and reinsurance business, including property and casualty, life, accident and health, management and professional liability, financial lines, workers’ compensation, surety and financial guaranty.

Our member firms provide quality representation to U.S. domestic and international insurers in matters of coverage opinions, garnishments, declaratory judgment actions, bad faith and extra-contractual claims, and insurance defense across a wide spectrum of practice areas.  We are committed to outstanding client service that exceeds expectations.

We know that your industry is highly regulated and ever-changing.  We deliver a thorough understanding of insurance issues and a sensitivity to our clients’ business realities. Our member firms maintain an active presence in trade and professional associations dedicated to the insurance industry. Our attorneys frequently speak and publish on matters of concern to insurers and claims administrators.

Our member firms meet exacting standards for inclusion in our group, including demonstrated trial success and advocacy on behalf of our insurance clients.  We offer advice, try cases, and shape the law through appellate victories and relationships with legislators and regulators. We are a comprehensive network of counselors with the capabilities and drive to serve our clients’ needs at competitive rates.

Areas of Focus

  • Coverage evaluation
  • Claims support and advice
  • Bad faith and extracontractual litigation
  • Rescission claims
  • Interpleader actions
  • Legislation assistance, support, and education
  • Regulatory advice and support
  • Policy drafting assistance, support, and education
  • Defense of claims

Client Advisory Board (CAB)

The ALFA International Insurance Practice Group is grateful to have the  following clients contribute to our ongoing success by participating in our Client Advisory Board:

  • Susan Duff, Assistant General Counsel | Litigation & Employment, Transamerica
  • Amy Heiserman, Senior Counsel, Nautilus Insurance Group (a Berkley Company)
  • Todd D. McCormick, Senior Counsel, Litigation, Legal Regulatory & Compliance | North America, QBE
  • Flavia Pemberton, Vice President, Environmental Claims, Ascot Group
  • David T. Vanalek, Esq., SVP, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Richmond National Insurance