Clyde & Co Expands Insurance Practice with Hire of Smita Mokshagundam in Chicago

  • Press Releases 26 February 2024 26 February 2024
  • North America

  • Insurance

Global law firm Clyde & Co announced today the appointment of Smita Mokshagundam as partner in its Chicago office. Smita joins the firm from Hinkhouse Williams Walsh LLP. Her hire is the latest expansion of Clyde & Co’s global and North American insurance practice.

Clyde & Co Expands Insurance Practice with Hire of  Smita Mokshagundam in Chicago

Smita represents and counsels insurers on coverage issues and disputes mainly involving general liability policies. Her specialty is in construction failure, intellectual property and, most recently, biometric privacy litigation. She has successfully resolved these matters in court and in private mediation settings. She also has extensive experience providing advice on matters involving environmental issues, sex abuse/harassment, products liability and breach of fiduciary duty.

Jamie Sanders, managing partner of Clyde & Co’s Chicago office, comments: “We are thrilled to have Smita join our Chicago office and our growing insurance coverage practice. Her strong track record in construction insurance coverage litigation aligns perfectly with our large insurance coverage team across the US, and we look forward to working with her.”

Smita comments: “Joining Clyde & Co offers a valuable opportunity for me to expand access to global expertise and representation for my clients. I look forward to joining a top player in insurance law in North America and globally, and to collaborating with my colleagues across the world.” 

Clyde & Co is a leading global law firm, specializing in the sectors that underpin global trade and commercial activity, namely: insurance, transport, construction, energy, trade and commodities. Its preeminent insurance practice provides the highest quality advisory and dispute resolution services to insurers and their clients operating in both established and emerging markets. The firm offers an unmatched depth of coverage and defense capabilities across insurance lines.