Brian D. McDonald

Brian McDonald is a policyholder coverage litigator who also advises on and litigates complex commercial matters. He has counseled clients in numerous major coverage actions and has helped clients secure hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance recoveries for extraordinary losses. He has experience representing and counseling policyholders in insurance recovery matters relating to a broad array of insurance lines, including commercial general liability, umbrella, excess, errors and omissions, directors and officers, first-party property and business interruption (including with respect to Hurricane Katrina-related losses), and environmental insurance.

Brian has represented policyholders in litigation and negotiations on a broad range of insurance claims, including coverage for asbestos bodily injury and other toxic tort claims, product liability claims, environmental hazards, property damage claims, and employer liability claims. He also counsels clients on alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and risk management issues and negotiates the design and purchase of insurance programs for clients. [1]