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Quinn Emanuel’s Insurance Litigation Group Receives Outstanding Accolades


Quinn Emanuel's Insurance Litigation Group has been honored with a number of prestigious awards in the past year.  With an impressive reputation among both clients and peers, the group represents major players in the insurance industry and has a storied history of impressive achievements and innovative casework.

Within the past year, Legal 500 USA 2015 has ranked Quinn Emanuel as a top firm in the “Insurance: Advice to Insurers” category.  Chambers USA 2015 has ranked the firm for Insurance Litigation in New York.  Corporate LiveWire selected Quinn Emanuel’s Insurance Litigation Group as the 2016 “Insurance Litigation Team of the Year,” and Lawyer Monthly named Quinn Emanuel the 2015 “Insurance Litigation Law Firm of the Year - USA.”  Other publications have previously recognized the firm’s Insurance Litigation team, including Law360, whichtwice selected Quinn Emanuel as "Insurance Group of the Year"—most recently in 2014.

Several members of the team have been individually lauded for their outstanding work in the insurance field.  Jane M. Byrne, Co-Chair of Quinn Emanuel's Insurance Litigation Group, has been recognized for her groundbreaking efforts in the department.  She was honored as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation by Benchmark Litigation 2015 and named a Benchmark Litigation “Star.”  Ms. Byrne has been consistently recognized for several years as one of the top insurance litigators in New York by other leading publications, including Chambers USA, Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers, and Law360.  Michael B. Carlinsky, Co-Chair of the firm’s Insurance Litigation Group, was ranked in Legal 500 USA 2015 and named a 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” for Insurance Litigation by Corporate LiveWire.  He was also named one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” for 2015 by Benchmark Litigation.  Michael Mills and Michelle Fox, founders of the firm’s Sydney office, were ranked as “Leading Individuals” by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 for their Insurance work in Australia.  Mr. Mills was also ranked in Best Lawyers in Australia under several practice areas including Insurance Law.