Ater Wynne attorneys have represented a number of insurance companies, including some of the largest in the world, in insurance regulatory matters, claim handling, and coverage and bad faith litigation on a national basis. 

In addition, our firm advises public and closely held corporate clients about their D&O liability insurance coverage programs, including placement of D&O insurance and coverage issues.  For the past 15 years, Ater Wynne has amassed extensive experience handling issues involving insurance coverage, contractual indemnity, and corporate indemnification of directors and officers.  Our firm’s partners’ insurance coverage and claims experience includes fidelity bonds, bankers blanket bonds, primary and excess directors and officers liability, other professional liability, comprehensive general liability, intellectual property, environmental contamination, construction defects, and individual and group life, health, and disability, including ERISA issues.  We also conduct client seminars on risk management issues involving insurance coverage and indemnification.

Ater Wynne litigators have extensive experience in failed financial institution litigation and related bond and D&O insurance coverage claims and litigation. Ater Wynne represented the FDIC in two professional liability cases arising out of bank failures.  Ater Wynne represented the FDIC against the former directors and officers of the failed United Bank of Oregon in FDIC v. Compton, U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, Case No. 87-206A.  In connection with the failure of Bank of the Northwest, Ater Wynne also represented the FDIC in FDIC v. Former Officers and Directors of Metropolitan Bank, U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, Case No. 87-206 PA.