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Married for more than 25 years with three sons; one cat.


Practice areas


  1. Insurance: 80%
    29 years
  2. Business: 10%
  3. Arbitration: 10%



Hourly ($500-700/hour), contingent (20-40%), Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

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Contact info

The Mayerson Firm PLLC

611 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Suite 225
Washington, DC, 20003-4303


DCActive 199411/29/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ListedSuper Lawyers2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Leading Insurance and Reinsurance LawyerWorld's Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers2013
Leading Lawyer in Insurance Law (one of 10)Legal Times2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselOrrick Herrington & Sutcliffe2011 - 2014
PartnerHollingsworth LLP1996 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgetown University Law CenterAdjunct Professor2010 - Present
George Washington University School of LawAdjunct Professor2002 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
New Appleman Insurance Practice Guide(Co-Editor) New Appleman Insurance Practice Guide2013
The RecorderInsuring Against Cybercrime2012
Westlaw Journal of Insurance CoverageUpset Stomachs, Upset Customers and Upset Policyholders: Insurance Recovery for Food and Beverage Companies2012
Portfolio Media (Law360)No, Virginia, There Is No Greenhouse-Gas Clause2011
Insurance ScrawlInsurability of Punitive Damages: Texas Style2008
Insurance ScrawlWhat A Director (or Officer) Wants: A Guide for Insureds on the Wordings of D&O Policies2006
Insurance ScrawlWhat an Underwriter Wants: D&O Submissions and the Hunt for the Virtuous Insured2006
Insurance ScrawlWhen ERISA Suits Tagalong to D&O Claims the Fiduciary Liability Insurance Might Not2005
Tort & Insurance Law JournalInsurance Recovery for Losses from Contaminated or Genetically Modified Food2004
Tort & Insurance Law Journal'First Party' Insurance Bad Faith Claims: Mooring Procedure to Substance2003
17th Annual British & Irish Law, Education and Technology Association ConferenceUsing Computers to Manage Large Litigation Document Populations Effectively: A Primer"2002
Coverage Journal (ABA)Insurance Coverage for E-Commerce: What Companies Need to Know2001
Tort & Insurance Law JournalSettlement of Complex Liability Coverage Disputes1998
Texas LawyerThe Coverage Wars1998
Tort & Insurance Law JournalPerfecting and Pursuing Liability Insurance Coverage: A Primer for Policyholders on Complying with Notice Obligations1998
Coverage Journal (ABA)Affording Coverage for Gradual Property Damage Under Standard Liability Insurance Policies: A History1998
Business InsuranceWatch for Exposures in Integration [of Coverage]1997
Tort & Insurance Law JournalManaging Complex Insurance Coverage Disputes1996
Tort & Insurance Law JournalInsurance Recovery of Litigation Costs: A Primer for Policyholders and Their Counsel1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of Michigan Law SchoolReligionBA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Frontiers of Property-Casualty InsuranceInsurance Recovery for Food Companies2014
Excess Insurer's Duty to Defend and IndemnifyStrategies to Broaden the Scope of the Excess Insurer's Obligations2013
Excess Insurer's Duty to Defend and IndemnifyRecovering from Excess Insurance Companies2013
Fidelity Bond and Crime Coverage ConferenceFidelty Insurance Trials2012
American Bar AssociationInsuring Entertainment Industry Risk2012
Liability Insurance and Choice of Law: A Practical ApproachInsurer Bad Faith and Choice of Law2010
Alternative Fee Arrangements for Law Firms and Corporate Law DepartmentsNegotiation Alternative Legal Fees and Ethical Requirements2010
The Tripartite Relationship in Insurance: Ethical Dilemmas and Coverage ComplexitiesPolicyholders' Interests and Lawyers' Ethics2009
International Litigation Support Leaders ConferenceKnowledge Management and E-Discovery2009
Mutiny or Bounty: Employment Practices Claims and InsuranceRecovering under EPLI Insurance2008
London Market Insurance Claims: Solvency, Insolvency, Coverage and ClaimsRecovering under Lloyd's and London Market Policies2008