BATESCAREY LLP JUNE 2015 NEWSLETTER
BatesCarey LLP receives high marks in 2015 Chambers USA for Insurance: Dispute Resolution in Illinois
Chambers and Partners has once again praised BatesCarey LLP for its representation of international and domestic insurers and reinsurers. Chambers recognized BatesCarey LLP as a specialist practice solely representing the insurance market on a domestic and international basis. The team has a wide range of expertise in insurance disputes, with strength in litigation and arbitration of cases involving bad faith, general liability claims and reinsurance. Chambers quoted clients of the firm for its many strengths, including statements such as, “A terrific firm with great clients who love them” and “Among the best of the carrier firms.” Chambers listed the firm in Band 2 in Insurance: Dispute Resolution – Illinois.
In addition, Chambers individually rated Robert J. Bates, Jr. and Scott L. Carey and singled them out for high praise.
Mr. Bates, a founding partner, was described as one of the most prominent insurance and reinsurance lawyers in Illinois. Chambers recognized Mr. Bates as a “smart, tough and tenacious operator.” Mr. Bates is listed in Band 1 in Insurance: Dispute Resolution – Illinois, and Band 2 in Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance – Illinois.
Mr. Carey, also a founding partner, is described as an experienced insurance coverage attorney with particular expertise in transportation issues. Chambers stated that Mr. Carey was “keyed into the London and Bermudian markets,” and noted that he is described as “a smart and reasonable insurance counselor.” Scott Carey is listed in Band 2 in Insurance Dispute Resolution – Illinois.
Chambers has been publishing the leading guides to the legal profession since 1990. Over 150 full-time researchers identify and rank the world”s best lawyers and law firms based on in-depth, objective investigation. The Chambers Guides cover 185 jurisdictions, including Illinois.