TOM CUNNINGHAM has represented insurers in complex insurance and reinsurance litigation, arbitration, and regulatory investigations for over 25 years. Tom has repeatedly been asked to replace prior counsel, sometimes after discovery has closed, to prepare high stakes cases for trial.
He regularly represents insurers in both property/casualty and life/health matters. He has represented clients in state insurance department investigations and market conduct examinations respecting insurer sales practices, annuity suitability and costs of insurance issues, MGU and TPA agency contracts and disputes, and unclaimed property practices. Tom has litigated or arbitrated disputes involving allocation and aggregation of losses, bad faith, COVID-19, late notice, follow-the-fortunes, utmost good faith, ownership of expiration rights, consolidation of arbitration, commutations, and loss portfolio transfers.
Tom also advises companies on data privacy and cyber security issues. He is an IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).
Tom has been recognized by Chambers USA (2011–2023) and was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (2011–2019) in the field of insurance law. He is also a member of the firm’s Professional Responsibility committee.