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Laura  A. Foggan

Laura A. Foggan

Crowell & Moring LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Laura A. Foggan recently was named one of Law360's "10 Most Admired Insurance Attorneys." Practicing for more than 25 years, Ms. Foggan has made significant contributions to the development of key insurance law precedents across the country. She serves as lead counsel in trial and appellate matters involving complex insurance claims under general liability and other policy forms and counsels insurers on emerging exposures, including Section 111 medicare secondary payer compliance. She has participated in more than 200 insurance coverage appeals nationwide. A former co-chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA) Litigation Section, Ms. Foggan is the leader of the firm's Insurance Appellate Group.

In addition to her litigation work, Ms. Foggan represents insurers in arbitration and mediation settings. On behalf of both individual insurers and industry trade groups, she also advocates for insurers in legislative and regulatory matters. Ms. Foggan is regularly rated by Chambers USA as one of Washington, DC's "Leading Lawyers" for insurers in commercial insurance work, and is known for her involvement in "some of the group's most significant complex work." (2010)  She is included in the Best Lawyers in America directory for insurance law and has been named one of Washington, DC's "Top 50 Women Lawyers," among many other honors.

Practice Areas
 Insurance, Insurance Appellate Group, Chair

 J.D., with high honors, The George Washington University Law School; Order of the Coif
 M.S. Ed, University of Pennsylvania
 B.A., magna cum laude, University of Pennsylvania

Law Journals
   Member, The George Washington Law Review

Bar & Court Admissions
 District of Columbia Bar
 Supreme Court of the United States
 U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth and District of Columbia Circuits
 U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

 Center for Public Resources, Distinguished Panel of Neutrals for the Inter-Insurer Program
 Defense Research Institute (DRI), Appellate Advocacy and Insurance Coverage Committees


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