ELLEN M. DUNN is co-leader of the firm’s Insurance Litigation group and has 25 years of experience representing life, health and property casualty insurers in litigation, regulatory investigations, administrative hearings and compliance matters, including privacy and data security. She has extensive experience with internal investigations, policyholder and shareholder class actions, insurance insolvencies, complex contractual disputes and commercial arbitrations.
Ellen regularly represents insurers before state insurance departments and in investigations and inquiries by state attorneys general, particularly in connection with market conduct and other compliance issues.
Formerly co-head of another global law firm’s U.S. Litigation practice, Ellen also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Banca Nazionale Del Lavoro (Iraqgate) investigation for the U.S. Department of Justice.
Ellen is recognized in Chambers USA for Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer - New York (2023). Clients note that her “pragmatic approach, encyclopedic knowledge of state insurance law and her ability to solve complex legal issues have been of significant benefit to us” and that she “has always given straightforward, well-reasoned and sound legal advice, while also keeping our business interests at the top of her mind.” Ellen has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for her work in Insurance Law since 2018.