Wiley Rein Boosts Insurance Practice

Monday, March 1, 2004 - 00:00

Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP has announced the continued expansion of its insurance practice with the arrival of Kenneth E. Ryan as a partner. The addition of Mr. Ryan, an experienced insurance litigator from the Washington, DC office of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, reflect's the firm's ongoing commitment to enhancing its extensive insurance law capabilities.

In the past five years, five partners and two counsel have joined the more than 40 attorneys in this practice, which is among the largest and most prominent in the United States.

Mr. Ryan represents insurers in coverage matters involving general liability, particularly environmental, toxic torts and other product liability claims, directors and officers liability, professional liability and employment liability. He also represents insurers in bankruptcy proceedings and related coverage issues.

Mr. Ryan has extensive experience in commercial litigation matters, including telecommunication issues and whistleblower litigation.