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Jones Day partner Peter D. Laun joins Firm's Dallas Office

The global law firm Jones Day today announced that Peter D. Laun, a partner in the Firm's Insurance Recovery Practice, as well as a member of the Firm's construction team, has relocated to Jones Day's Dallas Office. He was previously based in the Firm's Pittsburgh Office.

Mr. Laun focuses on representing clients in insurance coverage, construction, and commercial disputes. He has recovered more than $1.3 billion for Firm clients as a plaintiff, and has successfully defended commercial claims as large as $1.6 billion. Mr. Laun has represented clients in litigation in more than 20 federal and state courts in the U.S., as well as in agency proceedings and arbitrations. In addition, he has handled multiple disputes in foreign countries, including Latin America, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Bermuda.

"Pete's deep and broad experience representing clients in connection with insurance, construction, and commercial disputes dovetails with the needs of Texas businesses," said Hilda C. Galvan, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Dallas Office. "He adds to an accomplished roster of litigation talent in the Dallas Office, and his relocation here is excellent news for our clients and the opportunities we see in Texas."

As one focus of his practice, Mr. Laun represents policyholders in insurance coverage matters.

Mr. Laun has litigated and arbitrated against virtually all major U.S. and non-U.S. insurers, and has represented clients in disputes involving multiple types of insurance policies, including property, directors and officers, errors/omissions, general liability, employment, environmental, and workers compensation. Peter also has extensive experience in property damage and business interruption claims in the U.S. and abroad, as well as reinsurance claims.

"Pete's addition to our Texas presence reflects our continuing commitment to assisting clients in locations where they want and need us to be," said Ty Childress, who leads Jones Day's Insurance Recovery Practice. "And, like all Jones Day lawyers, he will continue to advise clients as part of a cohesive partnership that seamlessly collaborates to advance and protect our clients' interests across all Firm offices and practices."

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.

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