Mark J.Andreini


Cleveland + 1.216.586.7101

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.


  • Kinzie Capital acquires Arctic IndustriesJones Day represented Kinzie Capital Partners LP, a Chicago-based private equity firm, in the acquisition and financing of Arctic Industries, a leading manufacturer of commercial grade walk-in coolers and freezers.
  • Cardinal Health persuades Sixth Circuit to uphold Ohio District Court's remand order in insurance coverage actionJones Day prevailed in a Sixth Circuit appeal on behalf of Cardinal Health, Inc.
  • KKR invests in Transphorm, Inc.Jones Day represented Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. in its investment in Transphorm, Inc.
  • TopBuild acquires Distribution International in all-cash transaction valued at $1.0 billionJones Day represented TopBuild in its acquisition of Distribution International from global private equity firm Advent International in an all-cash transaction valued at $1.0 billion.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners invests in AWT Labels & Packing and Citation Healthcare LabelsJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in connection with its investment in and financing of Advanced Web Technologies Holding Company, which operates as AWT Labels & Packaging and Citation Healthcare Labels, from Mason Wells, a Midwest-based private equity firm.
  • Enthusiast Auto Holdings acquires membership interests held by Z1 Motorsports, LLCJones Day represented Enthusiast Auto Holdings, LLC, a platform company of the Cortec Group, and its affiliates in connection with the acquisition and financing of the membership interests held by Z1 Motorsports, LLC, a founder-owned e-commerce distributor of automotive aftermarket parts for Nissan and Infiniti vehicles and headquartered in Carrollton, Georgia.
  • MPLX completes $2.0 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented MPLX LP in connection with a public offering of $2.0 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of (i) $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2021 and (ii) $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2022.
  • Blue Point Capital Partners recapitalizes TAS Environmental ServicesJones Day represented Blue Point Capital Partners in connection with the recapitalization and related financing of TAS Environmental Services, a leading regional environmental services company.
  • PolyOne acquires Fiber-Line for $120 millionJones Day advised PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services, and solutions, in its $120 million acquisition of Fiber-Line, a global leader in customized engineered fibers and composite materials.
  • PPC Flexible Packaging acquires Temkin InternationalJones Day represented Morgan Stanley Capital Partners and its portfolio company, PPC Flexible Packaging, LLC (“PPC”), in PPC’s acquisition and related financing of Temkin International, LLC and the assets of Temkin Packaging Colombia S.A.S. (together, “Temkin”).
  • Riverside sells stake in Team Technologies to Clearlake Capital GroupJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the its sale of stake in Team Technologies Inc., a leading custom design and manufacturing partner to many of the world’s leading brands in the dental, cosmetic, and medical industries, to Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
  • Goode Partners invests in Marolina OutdoorJones Day represented Goode Partners LLC in connection with its investment in Charleston, South Carolina-based Marolina Outdoor Inc., a manufacturer of performance apparel for fishing and hunting enthusiasts.
  • Riverside invests in HMI CardinalJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its investment in and related financing of HMI Cardinal, a manufacturer and distributor of glass and metal products and associated hardware for shower enclosures, storefronts, and other applications.
  • Cleveland HeartLab acquired by Quest DiagnosticsJones Day advised Cleveland HeartLab, a leader in innovative diagnostic services for managing cardiovascular disease, in its acquisition by Quest Diagnostics.
  • Ferro acquires Endeka CeramicsJones Day represented Ferro Corporation, a leading global supplier of technology-based performance materials, in connection with its acquisition of Endeka Group, a global producer of high-value coatings and key raw materials for the ceramic tile market.
  • Chart Industries acquires Hudson Products for $410 millionJones Day advised Chart Industries, Inc. in its $410 million acquisition of Hudson Products Corporation.
  • MinuteKEY obtains summary judgment in dispute over insurer's duty to defend product disparagement claimsJones Day obtained a ruling on summary judgment that a Travelers subsidiary, Charter Oak, breached its duty to defend MinuteKEY, Inc. against allegations the self-service key duplication company falsely accused a competitor, Hillman Group, of patent infringement, and that Charter Oak failed to establish that an exclusion for intellectual property claims barred coverage.
  • Peabody Energy exits chapter 11 in less than a yearFacing unprecedented industry conditions in late 2015 and early 2016, Peabody Energy Corporation, the world's largest private-sector coal company, and 153 of its direct and indirect subsidiaries filed voluntary petitions for relief under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri on April 13, 2016.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners acquires majority interest in Fisher ContainerJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP) in connection with the acquisition of a majority interest in Fisher Container Holdings, LLC and Fisher Container, LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative and technical flexible packaging products, by an affiliate of MSCP and experienced plastics and packaging executive, Kevin Keneally.
  • Large privately-held industrial group negotiates resolution of disputes regarding coverage for claims by bankruptcy trustee arising from merger, and costs incurred to defend governmental investigationsJones Day advises a large privately-held industrial group on negotiation resolution of disputes regarding coverage for claims by bankruptcy trustee arising from merger, and costs incurred to defend governmental investigations.