John E. Iole

John Iole handles a broad range of first- and third-party insurance coverage claims, including directors and officers liability (D&O), aviation insurance (hull and liability), cyber insurance, including privacy, data security/network interruption, and first-party property. He also counsels clients on insurance and attorney ethics matters.

John represents Transocean, Ltd. against certain of its excess liability insurers in a dispute over insurance coverage for liabilities incurred in connection with the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico. He also represents Schnitzer Steel and Schnitzer Investment for reimbursement of environmental defense costs at the Portland Harbor Superfund Site and Federal-Mogul for Thailand flooding losses. Other representative clients include General Electric, General Motors, Macy's, and Safelite Solutions. [1]