Sam advises and defends national and international insurers in connection with complex property, liability, and marine insurance claims. He has defended multi-million-dollar lawsuits for declaratory relief, breach of contract, and bad faith. He also provides coverage opinions and represents insurers at appraisals and examinations under oath.
Michael is the recipient of the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers 2016 President's Award for his contributions to the civil justice system. His insurance experience includes representing leading insurance and reinsurance companies in coverage and bad faith litigation involving many different lines of insurance products, including commercial general liability, professional liability, homeowners and property and casualty.
Megan Cook's Oregon and Washington litigation practice focuses on defending personal and catastrophic injury claims. She has defended a wide variety of businesses and individuals in personal injury, construction defect, asbestos and professional liability cases. In addition, she has experience in environmental, insurance, business, real estate, and land use law.