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Meghan Dalton

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Meghan Dalton

Meghan Dalton

Senior Counsel

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Meghan Dalton

Meghan Dalton

Senior Counsel

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Meghan Dalton serves as coverage counsel for domestic and international insurers facing complex insurance disputes and claims challenges. Meghan's consulting and litigation experience includes bad faith, professional liability, cyber, commercial general liability, pollution legal liability, and employment litigation. Meghan often serves as monitoring counsel for various insurers in large complex litigation where professional liability and commercial general liability policies are potentially implicated.

Additionally, Meghan represents insurers in bankruptcy proceedings and assists insurers in pursuing and defending fraudulent transfer actions. Meghan provides general consulting to and represents insurers in instances where insureds have declared bankruptcy or are involved in bankruptcy proceedings. Meghan also specializes in assisting foreign creditors in pursuing recovery of US-based assets involving foreign bankruptcy proceedings.

Admissions                                                                                                       

  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • US District Court of Colorado

Education

  • J.D., Suffolk University Law School, Boston, 2012
  • B.S., International Business and B.A., Philosophy, College Of Charleston, South Carolina, 2009
Experience
  • Serve as national coordinating counsel for insurer in providing coverage analysis and guidance for cyber-attacks arising out of the Russia Ukraine war.

  • Represented primary and excess insurers in several related matters involving a coverage dispute for environmental liabilities.

  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of employer in a lawsuit alleging violations of Title VII in the Northern District of Illinois.

  • Negotiated favorable settlement for insurer involving multiple claimant lawsuits seeking in excess of USD 10 million in property damages.

  • Advised on and rewrote insurer’s standardized war exclusion to address modern threats within the silent cyber realm.

  • Negotiated favorable settlement for insurer involved in multi-million-dollar bankruptcy proceeding alleging receipt of fraudulent transfers

Publications

Sectors

Sectors

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

Services

Services

  • Commercial Disputes

  • Corporate