Mark Andreini represents corporate policyholders facing consequential disputes with their insurers, with a particular focus on disputes arising out of corporate acquisitions and restructurings. For the last 20 years, a significant amount of his experience has been litigating coverage disputes arising out of environmental, asbestos, and other toxic tort liabilities under general liability policies.
Beyond toxic tort cases, Mark has successfully litigated coverage disputes arising under directors and officers liability policies, commercial crime policies, fidelity (ERISA) policies, buyers side representations and warranties policies, employment practices liability policies, and bankers liability policies, to name a few examples. He also has arbitrated numerous coverage disputes, including disputes subject to Bermuda and English arbitration statutes. Mark's practice is truly international and has included pursuing coverage under various nation's laws. He has obtained substantial insurance recoveries for a variety of clients, including Access Industries, Bridgestone/Firestone, Chart Industries, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, DPL Inc., Goodyear, Materion, Peabody Energy, and Southern Company. Mark also advises public and private companies on the placement of transaction insurance, including representations and warranties coverage. He recently represented the Host Committee for the 2016 Republican Convention on procuring the insurance coverages needed for hosting the Convention in Cleveland.
Mark is currently chair of the Insurance Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. He also is on the board of trustees for CityMusic Cleveland and Broadway School of Music, both of which promote musical education and outreach to underserved communities in Northeast Ohio.
Evaluating Coverage Based on Policy Language, Not Labels: The Sixth Circuit Gets It Right In First Defiance Financial Corporation v. Progressive Casualty Insurance, Insurance Policyholder Advocate
- University of Minnesota (J.D. summa cum laude 1994; Order of the Coif; Law Review; Walter J. Trogner Scholar; M.M. 1990; B.M. 1988)
- Ohio, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
- Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for insurance law (2018)