Kim Steele has more than twenty five years of experience resolving and litigating complex commercial insurance disputes, including matters relating to insurance coverage disputes, extra-contractual claims, disputes between excess and primary carriers and disputes between insurance and reinsurance companies. She has provided coverage advice, litigated and/or appealed matters arising out of a wide variety of insurance policies, including general liability, commercial property, homeowners, automobile, specialty lines, workers’ compensation, directors’ and officers’ liability, and reinsurance. Ms. Steele has successfully defended and prosecuted many insurance coverage and bad faith lawsuits, having achieved a number of summary judgment victories in cases involving first party and third party claims. She also counsels insurers and reinsurers on policy drafting and interpretation, appraisal. issues and the avoidance of bad faith.