Louis H. Kozloff, a leader within the firm's Global Insurance Services Practice Group, focuses his practice on representing clients in all matters regarding insurance coverage and insurance-related litigation. With nearly two decades of experience in the insurance sphere, Lou represents domestic and international insurance companies in coverage and bad faith disputes involving a wide range of coverages, including general liability, directors and officers, errors and omissions, professional liability, pollution liability, property, and marine insurance. His practice also involves representing clients in the litigation of environmental, complex tort and commercial litigation matters.
Lou’s extensive experience includes serving as vice president and chief litigation counsel for a large insurance company, where he oversaw all litigation, handled class action litigation involving claims practices and regulatory matters, and specialized in claims matters involving coverage and extra-contractual exposure. Lou draws on this unique insight to deliver effective advocacy and counseling to his clients.
A leading authority on the insurance industry, Lou frequently speaks at industry conferences to provide thought leadership on emerging and important insurance coverage issues, as well as at seminars for clients to counsel them in all aspects of insurance law, such as avoiding bad faith exposure. Lou also edits and contributes to Goldberg Segalla's Insurance and Reinsurance Report, a blog that provides regular updates on law, news, and developments for the insurance and reinsurance industries.
Prior to earning his juris doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude, Lou received his bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College.
|Partner||Goldberg Segalla, LLP||2015 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|District of Columbia Bar||Member||N/A|
|Professional Liability Underwriting Society||Member||N/A|
|Law360||Quoted in "Pa. Shooting Case Will Test Bounds of 'Accident' Coverage,"||2018|
|Insurance Day||Author, "Focus: Supreme Court Ruling will Transform Minimum Wage Liability Landscape, "||2018|
|Law360||Quoted in “The Five Biggest Insurance Decisions of 2017,”||2017|
|Law360||Quoted in “Pa. Ruling Won’t Lower Bar to Prove Bad Faith,”||2017|
|Law360||Quoted in “The Biggest Insurance Rulings of 2017: Midyear Report,”||2017|
|Law360||Quoted in "Pa. 'Trigger' Ruling Eases Path To Toxic Cleanup Coverage,"||2017|
|Law360||Quoted in "Wash. Justices Muddy Waters on Insurer Unfairness Suits,"||2016|
|Law360||Co-Author, "No Excess Insurance Drop Down When Primary Goes Belly Up,"||2016|
|Law360||Co-Author, “Heinz v. Starr Raises Nuanced Policy Rescission Questions,”||2015|
|PropertyCasualty360||Co-author, “Ridesharing Presents Challenges and Opportunities for Insurers,”||2014|
|DRI||Chapter co-author, “DRI Coverage B: Personal and Advertising Injury Compendium,”||2014|
|Law360||Quoted in “Sandy Mediation Sees Modest Turnout But Promising Results,”||2013|
|Advisen||Author, "ISO's Revised Commercial Property Coverage Forms,"||2013|
|Advisen||Author, "Revised ISO CGL Policy Forms Take Effect & Offer Underwriting Options to Address Frequently Litigated Coverage Issues,"||2013|
|Andrews Government Contracts Litigation Reporter||Economic Price Adjustment Litigation in the Court of Federal Claims||2004|
|University of Pittsburgh School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|Dartmouth College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|
|London Seminar, London, UK||Co-Presenter, "U.S. Risks Challenging the London Market: The Opioid Epidemic, #MeToo, and Our Expectations for 2019"||2018|
|ABA TIPS Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Conference, Phoenix, AZ||Presenter, "Emerging Trends & New Challenges in the D&O and Professional Liability Worlds||2018|
|American Conference Institute||Presenter, “Insurance Coverage & Extra-Contractual Disputes"||2016|
|Strafford CLE Webinar||Presenter, "Allocating Defense Costs Among Multiple Insurers and Between Covered and Uncovered Claims"||2015|
|Strafford CLE||Presenter, "The Insurer's Duty to Settle, Bad Faith, and Verdicts in Excess of Policy Limits"||2015|
|American Bar Association's 22nd Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear Program||Panelist, "The Ins and Outs of Interpreting and Applying D&O and E&O Policy Exclusions"||2014|
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