Sina Bahadoran exclusively represents insurance companies in high-profile insurance coverage litigation and market conduct (bad faith) matters throughout the United States. He focuses on commercial general liability, errors and omissions (lawyers, agents and accountants), directors and officers, and commercial property (business interruption, pollution).
As national counsel for several insurers, Sina has handled litigation in approximately 41 states, most frequently the southeast. His appellate practice includes notable appearances in the Florida Supreme Court and the Eleventh and Third Circuit Courts of Appeal, including matters of first impression.
Sina also counsels clients regularly on claims handling, including corporate insurance transactions and insurance regulations issues. For his non-admitted clients, he has extensive experience in policy drafting and product development, including GL, D&O and EPL policies, as well as products specific to the construction and life sciences industries. He has helped negotiate the terms of a management liability policy for a client overseeing a multi-billion dollar settlement involving the financial services industry, as well as developing a product covering claims under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
He lectures on emerging topics and frequently leads seminars for clients on trends in the law and suggestions for more efficiency in their claims handling protocols.
Sina is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers for insurance. He was the recipient of the 2014 Lexology Client Choice Award for Insurance & Reinsurance in Florida. His client feedback: “He has earned my trust over years of experience, and without exception, everyone to whom I have recommended him has remarked about his exceptional talent.”
- District of Columbia
- State of Florida
- US Court of Appeals for the First, Third, Eighth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits
- US District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
- J.D., Boston College School of Law, 2001
- B.A., summa cum laude, University of Tennessee, 1997
- American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC), Fellow, 2017
- American Bar Association
- Past co-chair of D&O Insurance Subcommittee, 2012-2014
- Past co-chair of CGL Subcommittee, 2010-2012