KCESD attorneys have litigated, arbitrated and mediated

on behalf of our clients in virtually every aspect of insurance coverage. We represent insurance companies, insurance holding companies, self-insured clients, on-shore and off-shore captives, insurance trusts, brokers, consultants, and other industry participants on contractual, regulatory, negotiated, and litigated matters.

In addition, we advise clients regularly on policy drafting, risk management, underwriting policies and guidelines, and environmental compliance and management.

KCESD attorneys represent and defend companies, architects, engineers, contractors, developers, owners, brokers/agents, and attorneys in a large array of matters. Our construction and real estate practice includes litigation, risk management consulting, and contract negotiation and drafting. Our attorneys regularly present at seminars and events on these topics. We understand the delicate balance of seeking resolutions at appropriate stages of the litigation without compromising client’s leverage and position.

The leading areas of KCESD’s expertise include the following:


   Insurance Counseling

   Asbestos/Silica And Toxic Tort Litigation

   Environmental Coverage Litigation

   Construction Litigation

   Products Liability and Completed

      Operations Coverage

   Comprehensive General Liability Litigation

   Directors and Officers Liability

   Construction Defect and

      Construction Related Coverage Litigation

   Professional Liability/
      Errors and Omissions Litigation

   Employment Practices

   Financial Institutions and Fidelity


   First-Party Property Coverage

   Personal Lines

   Premium Recovery

   Commercial and Tort Litigation

   Bad Faith Litigation