Kim V. Marrkand: Lawyer with Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Kim V. Marrkand

Phone617.348.1807

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Complex Tort & Product-Related Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Enforcement Defense
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Crisis Response
  • Risk Management & Executive Protection
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 617.348.1807
Fax: 617-542-2241
http://www.mintz.com/professionals/detail/name/kim-v-marrkand
 
University Marquette University, B.A.; Northeastern University, M.S.
 
Law SchoolSuffolk University, J.D.
 
Admitted1985, Massachusetts; Federal Circuit Court of Appeals; First Circuit Court of Appeals; United States District Court of Massachusetts; United States Supreme Court
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement:
•Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
•Member, American Bar Association Tort and Insurance Practice Section
•Member, ARIAS
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
•Member, Women's Bar Association
•Member, Boston Bar Association

 
Biography

Kim is Chair of the firm's Insurance & Reinsurance Practice Group. She specializes in representing and advising insurers and reinsurers on the business and legal implications of a variety of complex coverage issues.

Her breadth of experience includes representing insurers with respect to coverage issues involving pollution, environmental, bad faith, tobacco, construction defect, product liability, directors and officers, bankruptcy, asbestos, and emerging risks. Kim represents cedants and reinsurers in disputes and litigation with respect to the applicability and/or scope of coverage under treaties or facultative certificates. Her practice also includes representing insurers in the London market and in state, bankruptcy, and federal courts across the country.

As lead counsel in numerous high-exposure coverage cases, Kim has developed successful models for effective case management and has designed and implemented litigation strategies that are driven by the business needs of the client. Kim also has a broad range of experience in advising and representing companies with respect to commercial business disputes in general, and environmental matters in particular.

She frequently speaks and writes on coverage issues and is an editor of the Insurance Coverage Law Bulletin.

Newsroom

• Seventy-One Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2016 Edition, (08.17.2015)
• Eighty-Five Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2014 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (10.17.2014)
• Sixty-Two Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2015 Edition, (08.18.2014)
• Seventy-Nine Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2013 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (10.21.2013)
• Sixty-Three Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2014 Edition, (08.15.2013)
•Quoted in 93A Judgment Subject to Bankruptcy Discharge, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (02.21.2013)
• Seventy-One Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2012 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (10.22.2012)
• Sixty Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2013 Edition, (08.24.2012)
• Fifty-Two Mintz Levin Attorneys Recognized as Massachusetts Super Lawyers, (10.21.2011)
• Forty-Three Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2012 Edition, (09.06.2011)
• Forty-Nine Mintz Levin Attorneys Recognized as Massachusetts Super Lawyers, (10.19.2010)
• Thirty-Nine Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2011 Edition, (08.11.2010)
• Mintz Levin Attorney Kim V. Marrkand Elected ACLU of Massachusetts President, (07.16.2010)
• Forty-Eight Mintz Levin Attorneys Recognized as Massachusetts Super Lawyers, (10.27.2009)
• Thirty-One Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2010 Edition, (07.31.2009)
• Twenty-Nine Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2009 Edition, (01.21.2009)
• Forty-Six Mintz Levin Attorneys Recognized as Massachusetts Super Lawyers, (10.29.2008)
• Forty-Five Mintz Levin Attorneys Recognized as Massachusetts Super Lawyers, (10.25.2007)
• Twenty-Four Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2008 Edition, (09.05.2007)

Publications

•Co-author, Supreme Judicial Court Affirms Award 0f $2, 250, 000 plus Interest Against Insurer for Breach of Duty to Defend and Settle - on $50, 000 Policy, Insurance Alert (09.18.2015)
•Co-author, Restatement of Liability Insurance and the Expanded Duty to Settle: Windfall for Claimant, National Law Review (09.03.2015)
•Co-author, An Insurer's Willful or Knowing Violation of Mass. Gen. Law, Ch. 93A, 9, The Insurance Coverage Law Bulletin (08.2012)
•Co-author, The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts Issues New Decision Clarifying the Measure of Damages for an Insurer's Willful or Knowing Violation of 93A, 9, CPCU Society Claims Interest Group Newsletter (08.2012)
•Co-author, Declaratory Judgment, Massachusetts Liability Insurance Manual (2011)
•A Primer on the Attorney-Client Privilege, the Work Product Doctrine and Waiver, and How These Concepts May Arise Within the Reinsurance Context, Litigation Commentary and Review (04.2010)

Recognitions & Awards

Best Lawyers in America: Insurance Law (2007 - 2016)
Boston Globe Magazine: Boston's Best Lawyers (2008)
Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Insurance Coverage (2005 - 2014)
•fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

Bar Fellowship: Litigation Counsel of America
• Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

Publications

Co-author,An Insurer's Willful or Knowing Violation of Mass. Gen. Law, Ch. 93A, 9,The Insurance Coverage Law Bulletin (08.2012)

• Co-author,The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts Issues New Decision Clarifying the Measure of Damages for an Insurer's Willful or Knowing Violation of 93A, 9,CPCU Society Claims Interest Group Newsletter (08.2012)

• Co-author,Declaratory Judgment,Massachusetts Liability Insurance Manual (2011)

• A Primer on the Attorney-Client Privilege, the Work Product Doctrine and Waiver, and How These Concepts May Arise Within the Reinsurance Context,Litigation Commentary and Review (04.2010)

• Co-author,Donovan v. Philip Morris,Insurance & Reinsurance Alert (10.20.2009)

• The Second Circuit Reinstates Global Warming Federal Nuisance Claims against Utilities: Connecticut, et al. v. American Electric Power Co., Inc., et al.,Environmental Law Alert (10.01.2009)

• Co-author,The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts Adopts Pro Rata/Time-on-the-Risk Allocation Rejecting Efforts to Apply an All Sums Allocation,Insurance & Reinsurance Alert (07.27.2009) Member:

• Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
• Member, American Bar Association Tort and Insurance Practice Section
• Member, ARIAS
• Member, American Bar Association
• Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
• Member, Women's Bar Association
• Member, Boston Bar Association

 
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Supreme Judicial Court Affirms Award 0f $2,250,000 plus Interest Against Insurer for Breach of Duty to Defend and Settle — on $50,000 Policy
Kim V. Marrkand,Alec Zadek, September 23, 2015
In Boyle v. Zurich American Insurance Company, SJC-11791 (Sept. 14, 2015), the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) affirmed an award of $2,250,000 plus interest against an insurer for failing to defend its insured on a $50,000 policy and for failing to make reasonable efforts to settle the suit. What is...


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