Vivek Chopra, Esq. represents policyholder-clients in coverage litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts and domestic and foreign arbitrations, and has recovered over $1 billion for clients in these actions. Vivek also regularly counsels clients regarding policy language, renewal of insurance, and securing payment of claims without resorting to litigation.
In 2012, Vivek was named one of eleven National Litigation Insurance Stars in Top Plaintiffs by Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. Every year since 2013, he has been listed in Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers for his policyholder-side insurance coverage work.
Selena J. Linde, Esq. has more than 20 years of experience representing policyholders in complex insurance coverage matter. She is a nationally ranked policyholder attorney and is a primary author and editor of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s “A Policyholder’s Primer on Insurance.” Selena was named by Benchmark Litigation as one of the Top 250 Women Litigators in 2019 and three of her cases were profiled in Law 360’s write-up of Perkins Coie as Insurance Group of the Year. She is currently representing more than a dozen clients in assessing and filing claims related to insurance for coronavirus (COVID-19) losses. (Please see Perkins Coie’s Coronavirus website for links to her webinars, thought pieces, and interviews on insurance for COVID-19.)
Selena is a trial attorney and represents her clients, which include utilities, pharmaceutical companies, technology companies, financial institutions, and retailers in federal and state courts throughout the country. She has represented corporate policyholders in a wide variety of insurance coverage cases that have involved environmental liability, directors and officers liability, data breach, cyber and privacy liability, fraud, employee dishonesty, mass torts, asbestos, products liability, business interruption, construction defect, first-party property, trademark infringement, mortgage backed securities, subprime auto loan risk default insurance, and bad faith. She is regularly hired in high profile bankruptcies and by post-bankruptcy trusts to maximize the coverage available to the debtors’ estates, creditors’ committees, and trust beneficiaries.