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Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg, LLP

2 North Lasalle Suite 1700
Chicago, IL, 60602-4000


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199905/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Insurance Coverage & Reinsurance LawLeading Lawyers Network2015
Insurance lawBest Lawyers in America2015
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2015
Insurance LawThe Best Lawyers in America2014
Rising Star in the area of insurance coverageLaw & Politics Magazine2014
40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to WatchChicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer2013
Insurance LawThe Best Lawyers in America2013
Rising Star in the area of insurance coverageIllinois Super Lawyers2013
Rising Star™ in the area of insurance coverageIllinois Super Lawyers2012
Rising Star™ in the area of insurance coverageIllinois Super Lawyers2011
AV Peer Review Rating 5.0Martindale-Hubbell2010
Rising Star™ in the area of insurance coverageIllinois Super Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerNeal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP2011 - Present
PartnerHowrey LLP2006 - 2011
PartnerSchiff Hardin, LLP2005 - 2006
AssociateSchiff Hardin, LLP2001 - 2005
AssociateJenner & Block1999 - 2001
Summer AssociateJenner & Block1998 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar AssociationVice Chair2008 - Present
Illinois Association of Defense Trial CounselMember2001 - Present
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel - Insurance Law CommitteeChair2012 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Frontier Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. v. Streamline Transport Solutions, LLC, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 101354 (N.D. Ill. 2014)N/A
Union Elec. Co. v. AEGIS Energy Syndicate 1225, 713 F.3d 366 (8th Cir. 2013)N/A
Union Elec. Co. v. Energy Ins. Mut., Ltd., 689 F.3d 968 (8th Cir. 2012)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel QuarterlyExclusion of the Occurrence? Examining Illinois Courts' Interpretation of "Coverage" in Construction Defect Cases2014
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel 2013 Survey of LawInsurance Law2014
ABA/TIPS Media, Privacy and Defamation Law Committee NewsletterAdvertising Injury Coverage for the Unauthorized Use of Another’s Name, Product or Content on Your Webpage or Domain Name: Two Competing Interpretations of the ‘Unauthorized Use’ Exclusion2014
IDC QuarterlyWhat Peppers Counsel Needs to Know Before Agreeing to Follow Insurer Litigation Guidelines2014
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel QuarterlyDetermining the Number of Occurrences in Illinois: Ware Do We Go From Here?2013
IDC 2012 Survey of LawInsurance Law2013
American Bar Association's 2013 Annual Meeting in San FranciscoWe Just Got Bit in the Gigabyte! What Do We Tell Our Insurers?2013
ABA's 2013 Women in Insurance Networking and CLE WorkshopWays the Virtual World Rocks the Real World: Understanding the Nuances of Information Security Risk and the Insurance Market Response2013
Property Casualty 360Are Pre-Denial Claims Communications Admissible in Court?2013
International Risk Management Institute50 Insurance Cases Every Self-Respecting Attorney or Risk Professional Should Know (contributing author)2012
IDC QuarterlyIn the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time: Defense Counsel as Ethically Challenged or Merely in a Position where Appearance of Impropriety Exists when Insurer and Insured have Conflict of Interest?2012
Commercial and Professional Liability InsuranceChapter 6 — Duty To Defend2012
PLUS JournalEvaluating Coverage for Class Actions Seeking Statutory Minimum Damages: Covered Loss or Excluded Penalties?2012
The IRMI Risk Report (Vol. 34, No. 4)Closing CGL Cyber Coverage Gaps2011
IDC Insurance Law Committee Electronic NewsletterIllinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel Insurance Law Update2011
IDC QuarterlyGeneral Contractor Not Entitled to Additional Insured Coverage on Sub-Subcontractor’s CGL Policy Due to Lack of Direct Contract Between the Parties and Disclaimer in Certificate of Insurance2011
Insurance Law360CGL Coverage for Chinese Drywall Claims: An Overview2011
ConstructionweblinksChinese Drywall: Big Damage Claims and Big Insurance Coverage Disputes Ahead2010
3 New Appleman Law of Liability Insurance § 16Products Liability Insurance2010
3 New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition § 17Duty to Defend2010
Tort & Insurance Law JournalRecent Developments in Insurance Coverage Litigation2009
The Brief; Reprinted in the “Best of ABA Sections” issue of GPSolo MagazineProtecting a General Contractor from Liability Caused by a Subcontractor2008
IDC QuarterlyKajima v. St. Paul: Illinois Supreme Court Clarifies Interplay between Horizontal Exhaustion and Targeted Tender2008
The Construction Contracts Book: How to Find Common Ground in Negotiating Design and Construction Contract Clauses (ABA Forum on the Construction Industry)Insurance2008
Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Law JournalRecent Developments in Insurance Coverage Litigation2008
IDC QuarterlyManaging the Risk: A Report of the September 30, 2007 IDC/SOICA Construction Insurance Symposium,2007
IDC QuarterlyThe IDC Monograph: Insurance Coverage for Defense Counsel: A Primer2006
CGL ReporterSix Myths to Overcome For Insuring Economic Loss, Breach of Contract, and Faulty Workmanship2005
Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Law JournalRecent Developments in Insurance Coverage Litigation2004
Construction LawPreserving Consequential Damages Through Limited Waivers and Insurance Coverage2002
Environmental CounselorGood News: 2000 Brownfields Review2001
Environmental CounselorCorps Issues New Nationwide Permits2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1999
Brandeis UniversityAnthropologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WebinarBuilder’s Risk Insurance: What Owners and Contractors Need to Know2014
Doing Business in the United StatesLegal and Insurance Considerations2014
27th Annual Media & the Law SeminarNow You See it, Now You Don’t....2014
Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear ProgramSettling Coverage Cases: A Smoking Hot Case Study2013
2013 Spring SymposiumTort & Insurance Law Updates2013
2013 Risk Transfer Workshop2013 Construction Risk Transfer Workshop2013
WebinarInsurance Coverage Disputes & Construction Defects2012
WebinarInsurance Coverage Disputes and Construction Defects2012
Ask the Expert Program: Risk ManagementInsurance and Risk Management2012
118th National Convention & 82nd Chicago Spring MeetingWorking with Experts from an Attorney’s Standpoint2012
WebinarWhat Is Cyber Insurance and Is It Worth the Cost?2011
Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Section Insurance Coverage CommitteeThe Illinois Estoppel Doctrine and Recent Developments Affecting Notice and Defense Requirements under Claims-Made Insurance Policies2010
16th Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear ProgramEverything You Wanted to Know About Your Client But Were Afraid to Ask2010
WebinarBuilding Insurance Coverage for Construction Projects2009
15th Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear ProgramCrafting the Key Documents in Insurance Coverage Litigation2009
13th Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear ProgramAdditional Insureds and Insured Contracts2007