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Peter Rosen

Peter K. Rosen, Esq.

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Kathryn Cisneros
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Peter K. Rosen, Esq.  joins JAMS following his prestigious legal career handling high-profile insurance matters covering a wide range of commercial issues and policies, including  directors and officers (D&O) liability, general liability, property, cyber, employment, professional liability, construction, fidelity, environmental, representations and warranties insurance, and reinsurance. Mr. Rosen has deep expertise in handling coverage issues arising out of mass disasters. His role in the World Trade Center insurance coverage litigation gained him worldwide recognition. He received accolades from The Legal 500 and Chambers USA, which noted, “He is recognized for his ‘wealth of expertise’ and is described as ‘someone you would bring in as a big hitter.’”

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Rosen has driven hundreds of matters to a mediated resolution and has been involved in numerous high-stakes domestic and international arbitrations.

Mr. Rosen is the author of leading texts on D&O liability and business interruption claims. He teaches insurance law at USC Gould School of Law and Pepperdine University School of Law. He has also taught corporate governance at USC Gould School of Law.

ADR Experience and Qualifications

  • Deep expertise in insurance policies, including D&O liability, general liability, property, cyber, employment, professional liability, construction, fidelity, environmental, representations and warranties insurance, and reinsurance
  • Author of leading texts on D&O liability and business interruption claims, including sections on dispute resolution provisions
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Accredited Mediator, Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)

Representative Matters

  • Lead lawyer for the retail leaseholder at the World Trade Center in the prodigious insurance coverage litigation arising out of the 9/11 attacks
  • Handled property damage and business interruption matter involving leading materials science company and resulting from a Japanese earthquake and subsequent power interruption at a manufacturing facility in Taiwan
  • Matter concerning recovery of losses arising from FDA-ordered recall of products containing peanuts
  • Matter involving an oil and gas well drilling company and its efforts to recover the value of 11 oil rigs seized by the Venezuelan government under a political risk insurance policy
  • Insurance coverage matters concerning a global management consulting company’s coverage for securities class actions and derivative actions arising from the restatement of the company’s financial statements
  • Bank coverage matter concerning a financial institutions bond for over $10 million of phony loans purportedly originated by a Long Island-based mortgage company
  • Represented food and supply store chain on coverage issues relating to various employment-related claims and lawsuits
  • Handled matter concerning alleged faulty design of a well-known bridge in Hong Kong, a multi-use office building in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and a roadway near London, England
  • Handled matter concerning alleged environmental contamination and cleanup expenses resulting from a remediation project in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Insurance coverage issues relating to the construction of the Millennium Tower in San Francisco and adjacent buildings and projects
  • Handled a cyber-risk insurance coverage matter involving the theft of an internet company’s customer information and resulting business interruption losses
  • Handled hundreds of disputes about the reasonableness of attorneys fees and law firm billing 
  • Leading Insurance Policyholder Lawyer, Chambers USA
  • Leading Lawyer for Insurance: Advice to Policyholders, The Legal 500
  • Author, Directors and Officers Liability Insurance Forms Annotated (2013 Edition) 
  • Co-Author, Business Interruption: Coverage, Claims, and Recovery, 2nd Edition (April 2011)
  • Adjunct Professor, Insurance Law and Corporate Governance, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2007–present
  • Adjunct Professor, Insurance Law, Pepperdine University School of Law, 2018
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Fellow, American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC)
  • Master Member, Executive Committee, Pepperdine/Straus American Inn of Court for Dispute Resolution
  • Accredited Mediator,  Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
  • Panel Mediator, United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • Panel Mediator, California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District
  • Panel Mediator, Ventura County Superior Court
  • Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP, 2004–2018
    • Global Chair, Insurance Coverage Litigation Practice, 2013–2018
  • Partner, Mayer Brown, 1997–2004
  • Named Partner, Various boutique litigation firms, 1986–1997
  • Associate, Paul Hastings LLP, 1980–1986
  • Associate; Ball, Hunt, Hart, Brown & Baerwitz; 1978–1980
  • J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 1978
  • M.P.A., University of Southern California, 1978
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1975


    Practice Areas

    • Business/Commercial
    • Construction
    • Cybersecurity & Privacy
    • Entertainment & Sports
    • Insurance
    • International
    • Professional Liability
    • Securities
    Available nationwide


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