Alexander G. Henlin: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Alexander G. Henlin

Boston,  MA  U.S.A.
Phone617 239 0198

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  • Insurance & Reinsurance
    University Georgetown University, A.B., magna cum laude, 2001
    Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2004
    AdmittedMassachusetts; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit


    Federal Bar Association
    New Hampshire Bar Association
    Boston Bar Association
    Massachusetts Reinsurance Bar Association


    Alex represents insurance and reinsurance carriers and other business entities in a wide variety of complex claims and coverage matters, as well as commercial disputes. A trial lawyer, Alex counsels his clients in matters that could develop into litigation and provides full representation before state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as arbitration and mediation proceedings. Super Lawyers has recognized Alex as a Massachusetts Rising Star since 2008. He is functionally conversant in French.
    •Alex secured a favorable result for a reinsurance client in the arbitration of a complex property damage case, which involved bad faith claims under Massachusetts law.

    •Alex successfully briefed and argued a case a first impression involving franchise rights for a business litigation client before the New Hampshire Supreme Court.

    •Alex has selected and worked closely with environmental and construction experts to develop reports for use in complex insurance coverage disputes.

    •Alex has negotiated and successfully implemented coverage-in-place agreements for complex liability insurance claims.

    •Alex has successfully litigated insurance coverage matters and product liability cases in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and New York.

    Before Edwards Wildman

    Before joining the firm, Alex focused his practice on insurance coverage work with a small firm in New York and with the Boston office of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. He also provided broad representation to clients in commercial contract disputes and securities law matters. While in law school, Alex was an executive articles editor for The Georgetown Law Journal.

    Besides Edwards Wildman

    Alex serves as general secretary of the Massachusetts Reinsurance Bar Association, as well as chair of MReBA's newsletter committee. He is also a member of the executive board of the Massachusetts chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

    Outside of the law, Alex is an active member of the community. He is the immediate past president of the Georgetown Club of Boston, and is an interviewer for Georgetown University's undergraduate admissions office. Since 1997, Alex has also served as an instructor and member of staff at the American Legion's Boys State program in New Hampshire.

    Massachusetts Federal Court Rules That Insurer's Decision To Commence Rescission Action Does Not Waive Attorney-Client Privilege Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
    November 10, 2014
    Writing for Best's Review, Josh Broudy and Alex Henlin Analyze Insurance Regulators and Catastrophe Claims
    November 2014
    Massachusetts Federal Court Declares Insured's Construction Of General Liability Policy “Irrational” Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
    September 29, 2014
    Massachusetts Appeals Court Declares That Failure To Follow Contract Conditions Is Not An “Occurrence” Under Landscaper's General Liability Insurance Policy Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
    August 18, 2014
    New York Federal Court Holds That Insurance Law Section 3420(d)(2) Does Not Apply To Reservation Of Rights Letter Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
    July 11, 2014
    Edwards Wildman's John Hughes, Robert DiUbaldo and Alexander Henlin will present a webcast hosted by West LegalEdCenter entitled: Retentions, Deductibles and Retained Limits
    June 6, 2014 event
    13th Annual Half-Day Insurance and Reinsurance Seminar
    June 5, 2014 event
    Massachusetts House Committee Revises Proposed Reinsurance Credit Legislation Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
    April 10, 2014
    Massachusetts Federal Court Declares That Professional Liability Insurer Need Not Defend Accounting Firm For Faulty Investment Advice Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
    April 8, 2014
    First Circuit Holds That Preclusive Effect Of Prior Arbitration Outcome Is Itself An Arbitrable Issue Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
    April 7, 2014

    Edwards Wildman's Alex Henlin Analyzes Sandy Suits Two Years Later in Law360
    November 12, 2014
    Edwards Wildman's Alex Henlin Comments on Superstorm Sandy Coverage Suits in Law360
    March 3, 2014
    Edwards Wildman's Rich McCarthy and Alex Henlin Coverage for 'Additional Insureds' Under Subcontractor Liability Policies in Westlaw Journal Insurance Coverage
    April 30, 2013
    Edwards Wildman's Josh Broudy and Alex Henlin Author Article on Contingent Business Interruption Claims in Mealey's Catastrophic Loss Report
    February 15, 2013
    Edwards Wildman's Alex Henlin Breaks Down Business Interruption Claims in Sandy's Aftermath in Business Insurance
    November 26, 2012
    Edwards Wildman's Rob DiUbaldo and Alex Henlin Break Down Superstorm's Impact in Minyanville
    November 5, 2012
    Edwards Wildman's Alex Henlin Contributes Article Analyzing Massachusetts Federal District Court Ruling to Law360
    October 24, 2012
    Writing for Bloomberg, Alexander Henlin Analyze Insurance Coverage for Financial Crime Claims
    February 27, 2012
    EAPD Attorneys Selected For Inclusion in Super Lawyers 2010
    October 7, 2010


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    Massachusetts Federal Court Rules That Insurer’s Decision To Commence Rescission Action Does Not Waive Attorney-Client Privilege
    Alexander G. Henlin, November 25, 2014
    Insurers can take comfort that their decision to bring a rescission action against a Massachusetts insured will not itself effect a waiver of the attorney-client privilege, at least in cases where the carrier’s process for deciding whether to sue is not relevant to the rescission claim...

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Finds That Policyholder’s Misrepresentations Limit Coverage
    Alexander G. Henlin, March 20, 2014
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court has upheld a lower-court judgment severely limiting the amount of coverage available to a motor vehicle policyholder, writing that the policyholder’s failure to control who operated the car constituted a misrepresentation that invalidated coverage even in the...

    Director Liability & Financially Distressed Companies in Turkey: Turkish Regime Far More Stringent than Corresponding Rules in the US and UK
    John O. Faurescu,Arzum Gunalcin,Alexander G. Henlin,John D. Hughes,Jonathan Yorke, February 17, 2014
    American and British directors of corporations should be mindful of the different standards of conduct, obligations, and potential personal liability when holding directorships in Turkish companies, particularly if such companies’ financial situation is deteriorating. Unlike the rules...

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    Alexander G. Henlin

    111 Huntington Avenue
    BostonMA 02199-7613


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