B.A., University of Michigan; J.D., Harvard University
Mr. Mayerson specializes in complex insurance-coverage disputes including litigation, settlement and advice, and he leads Spriggs & Hollingsworth’s national practice representing policyholders. He has appeared as counsel in actions seeking coverage for environmental liabilities, asbestos bodily injury claims, occupational hearing-loss, product-liability claims, medical-device liability, fidelity losses and employment-practices liability matters. He has also been involved in coverage disputes involving genetically modified crops, adulterated food, intellectual-property violations, silica-related liabilities and several innovative class-action settlements of products claims.
Mr. Mayerson is the partner responsible for the Firm’s use and deployment of computer-based technology, a topic about which he has written and lectured at legal-technology symposia. In addition to dealing with issues of electronic discovery in his own cases, Mr. Mayerson provides assistance to others within the Firm regarding e-discovery requirements. A frequent author and speaker on insurance topics in symposia, Mr. Mayerson h
as also testified before Congress on liability and insurance issues concerning charitable and non-profit organizations. He has helped train professional mediators in complex insurance-coverage dispute resolution. He was recently reappointed as Vice-Chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association's Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section ("TIPS"). He is also a member of the TIPS Federal Involvement in Insurance Regulation Modernization Task Force, which is participating in Congress's analysis of proposals for national regulation of the insurance business.
Mr. Mayerson teaches insurance law as an adjunct professor at The George Washington University Law School and authors Insurance Scrawl, the first weblog devoted to insurance issues for corporate policyholders.