David Geronemus is one of the most respected and sought after dispute resolution professionals. He has been a full-time neutral with JAMS since 1994. A former law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, Mr. Geronemus has taught negotiation and alternative dispute resolution on an adjunct basis at Yale and Columbia Law Schools.
Mr. Geronemus has settled hundreds of cases, including many involving insurance coverage and reinsurance matters.
- A complex insurance coverage dispute that involved multiple insureds and insurers; the underlying mass tort litigation arose out of the sale of certain prescription drugs
- A coverage dispute arising under an errors and omissions policy for a government contract involving the provision of claims handling services
- A coverage dispute involving multiple insurers that arose out of class actions alleging defective building materials
- A dispute involving insurance coverage under a fiduciary liability policy for the president of a homeowner's association
- A dispute regarding insurance coverage for payment defaults in a securitized portfolio of automobile leases
- A dispute under a property insurance policy involving the loss of natural gas
- Coverage disputes arising out of construction projects
- Coverage issues under a liability insurance policy arising from an insured's alleged failure to cooperate
- Disputes arising out of the sale of life insurance policies
- Disputes involving issues of officers' and directors' liability coverage
- Disputes involving questions of coverage for alleged attorney malpractice policies
- Disputes under disability insurance policies
- Disputes under reinsurance treaties
- Several disputes involving coverage for asbestos liabilities. These cases have arisen in both bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy settings. One case involved two insureds and over 30 insurers.
- Several environmental insurance coverage disputes, including a case involving over 100 sites, multiple insurers, and estimated investigation and remediation costs in excess of one billion dollars