Peter K. Rosen is the global Chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Practice.
He represents insurance policyholders in matters involving:
- Commercial general liability policies
- Cyber insurance
- Directors' and officers' liability insurance policies
- Environmental insurance
- Fidelity insurance
- Professional liability policies
- Property disputes
- Representations and warranties insurance
- Surety bonds
Most recently, Mr. Rosen was the lead lawyer for the retail leaseholder at the World Trade Center in the massive insurance coverage litigation arising out of the 9/11 attacks. His role in the World Trade Center insurance coverage litigation gained him worldwide recognition.
Mr. Rosen's practice also includes:
- Broker-dealer matters
- Private securities disputes
- Securities litigation
- Special investigations
Additionally, he counsels boards of directors and senior management on directors’ and officers' litigation, compensation and benefits agreements, corporate governance issues, employment practices, insurance strategies, indemnification and bylaws and agreements.
Mr. Rosen is recognized by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in the insurance area.
Mr. Rosen teaches insurance law and corporate governance as an adjunct professor at the USC Gould School of Law.
- Author, Directors and Officers Liability Insurance Forms Annotated (2013 Edition)
- Co-author, Business Interruption: Coverage, Claims, and Recovery, 2nd Edition (April 2011)
Mr. Rosen’s experience, both with the firm and prior to joining Latham & Watkins, includes the following representations:
- Corning Incorporated in its successful efforts to recover its substantial property damage and business interruption losses arising from the August, 2009 Japanese earthquake and from a power interruption at its Taichung, Taiwan manufacturing facility
- Hain Celestial Group in its recovery of its losses arising from the FDA ordered recall of its products containing peanuts supplied by the Peanut Corporation of America
- Helmerich & Payne, Inc. in its efforts to recover the value of its eleven oil rigs seized by the Venezuelan government
- Huron Consulting Group on coverage for securities class actions and derivative actions arising from the restatement of the client’s financial statements
- Imperial Credit Industries (ICII) on numerous matters, including in coverage for under a Financial Institutions Bond for over $10 million of phony loans purportedly originated by a Long Island based mortgage company
- Smart & Final on coverage issues relating to various employment related claims and lawsuits
- URS Corporation in coverage for:
- Employee dishonesty claims arising out of the management of 23 federal construction projects in Alaska, Hawaii, California and Washington state
- Alleged faulty design of a well-known bridge in Hong Kong, a multi-use office building in Grand Rapids, Michigan and a roadway near London, England
- Alleged environmental contamination and cleanup expenses resulting from a remediation project in Beirut, Lebanon
- Westfield Corporation in numerous matters, including in litigation arising out of coverage for the claims and lawsuits by the victims of the tragedies of September 11