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John P. “Jack” Winsbro has more than 20 years of experience representing policyholders in insurance disputes. Jack has litigated disputes related to the availability of coverage under comprehensive and commercial general liability policies; directors and officers liability policies; errors and omission liability policies; environmental impairment liability policies; and first-party fidelity, transit, and property damage policies. He is known for his comprehensive knowledge of insurance law and creativity in developing legal arguments. 

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Representation of Warren Pumps LLC in all phases of the ongoing asbestos insurance coverage litigation that has proceeded through the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Delaware Superior Court, the Delaware Supreme Court, and—for one certified question—the New York Court of Appeals. 
  • Representation of Cushman & Wakefield Inc. in insurance coverage action pending in New York Supreme Court, New York County, concerning claim for allegedly negligent failure to procure insurance and culminating in the dismissal of all claims against Cushman. 
  • Representation of Merck & Co. Inc. in insurance coverage action in Southern District of New York concerning first-party insurance claim for frozen vaccines.
  • Representation of Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. in insurance coverage action in federal district court in Nebraska concerning insurance claims under fidelity policy. 

News & Events

Articles

Publications

  • “The Viking v. Century Decision: Obtaining ‘All Sums’ Coverage in a Traditional ‘Pro Rata Allocation’ Jurisdiction,” Co-author with James R. Murray, Products Safety & Liability Reporter, 38 PSLR 372 (April 12, 2010)
  • "Environmental Insurance Coverage in New Jersey: A Tale of Two Stories," Co-author with Eugene R. Anderson and Catherine M. Ward, 24 Rutgers Law Journal 83 (Fall 1992)
  • "Law Review Comment, Misrepresentation in Political Advertising: The Role of Legal Sanctions," 36 Emory Law Journal 853 (Summer 1987) 

Education

J.D., Emory Law School, 1987

B.A., New York University, 1980

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2005

Bar Associations

  • New York, 1988
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