Clyde & Co opens Boston workplace


The Boston workplace, working with Clyde & Co’s current New York and New Jersey workplaces, will permit the agency to help companies and insurance coverage firms throughout the Northeast.

The becoming a member of companions are:

  • Kevin O’Connor, an insurance coverage and surety lawyer, beforehand president of Hermes Netburn. O’Connor advises main nationwide and worldwide property-casualty insurers, reinsurers, and insurance coverage declare directors in complicated protection and surety legislation issues
  • Holly Polglase, a trial lawyer specializing in complicated product legal responsibility, pharmaceutical, medical gadget, poisonous tort, asbestos, basic legal responsibility and business legislation issues. Polglase advises main nationwide and multinational firms. She represents product producers, sellers and different companies following catastrophic losses
  • John Felice, a trial and insurance coverage lawyer who represents producers, distributors, companies, premises house owners and their insurers in quite a lot of poisonous publicity circumstances, together with asbestos, talc, mildew and chemical exposures. Felice additionally represents insurers, insurance coverage declare directors and different stakeholders in complicated insurance coverage protection issues and bad-faith and unfair declare observe issues

Other members of the Hermes Netburn crew becoming a member of Clyde & Co embrace founder Peter Hermes, Peter Netburn, Tony Sbarra and Michael Batson.

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“This workplace additional enhances our providing within the Northeastern area of the US,” stated Carolena Gordon, senior accomplice at Clyde & Co. “New England is dwelling to a vibrant insurance coverage, biotech, healthcare {and professional} providers ecosystem which we’re ideally positioned to help. We stay up for offering current shoppers with providers out of Boston and to talking to potential new shoppers available in the market.”

“This crew of litigators offers us with the chance to determine an workplace in Boston, which is a key insurance coverage market, whereas additional enhancing our protection and insurance coverage protection nationwide, in step with our technique,” stated Eileen King Bower, accomplice and chair of Clyde & Co’s North American board. “We welcome these gifted attorneys to Clyde & Co and stay up for integrating them rapidly into our area.”

“Joining Clyde & Co was the pure subsequent step for us, with clear synergies between our practices and shoppers,” O’Connor stated. “Our shoppers in Boston and past stand to learn considerably, as does our complete crew. We will take advantage of the nationwide and world alternatives to develop and develop our practices and folks.”

Clyde & Co has operated within the US for 17 years. Boston is its fifteenth workplace within the nation. The agency final expanded within the US in 2021, opening workplaces in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Denver. Last 12 months, the agency introduced the launch of a world cyber danger providing.

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