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We represent insurance industry clients in a wide variety of insurance issues and disputes, including coverage analysis, coverage litigation, and bad faith litigation.

Our Insurance Law and Coverage Practice Group can advise you on a variety of coverage issues, including the duty to defend, the duty to indemnify, contractual and extra-contractual obligations of insurer and insured, and other insurance and loss allocation matters. Our attorneys:

  • Draft reservation of rights and denial letters
  • Institute and defend declaratory judgment actions
  • Defend bad faith litigation
  • Assist clients with drafting policy terms

The group is led by Susan Burkhart, widely regarded as one of the top insurance coverage attorneys in the state. With more than 30 years of experience practicing in this area of law, she has been involved in more than 100 declaratory judgment actions involving insurance coverage.

Other attorneys on the team have been consistently recognized as among the top insurance coverage lawyers in North Carolina. And with our knowledge management resources, including a large bank of research and opinions in this area of law, our firm can help save you time and money.

The Insurance Law and Coverage Practice Group covers all of North Carolina from our offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, and Wilmington.