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Walter J. Andrews

Walter J. Andrews

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Walter’s practice focuses on complex insurance litigation, counseling and reinsurance arbitrations and expert witness testimony. As the head of the firm’s national insurance coverage practice, Walter offers clients more than 25 years of experience on insurance-related issues, including program audits, policy manuscripting, litigation and arbitration. He works with companies in a diverse range of industries, including financial services, consumer products, energy and real estate.

Walter regularly advises clients on potential D&O and cyber insurance coverage for data breach claims, as well as a variety of insurance contracts, including professional liability, first party property, general liability insurance policies, cyberinsurance, and various reinsurance agreements.

Awards & Recognition

  • Honoree, Attorney of the Year, Daily Business Review’s 2018 Professional Excellence Awards
  • Candidate, Man of the Year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), 2018

Membership

  • Fellow, American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel; Co-Chair, Communications Committee

Events

  • Speaker, Managing Cybersecurity Governance in the Boardroom, June 5, 2018
  • Speaker, “Cyber Thursday: Is Cyber Insurance the Answer: Best Practices for Addressing Cyber Risks and Cyber Insurance,” R-CISC webinar, April 12, 2018
  • Speaker, FEI & WEL Present Cyber Risk – Manage, Transfer or Fingers-Crossed! January 10, 2018

Publications

  • Co-author, Bloomberg Law Practice Suite – Cyber Insurance, Bloomberg BNA, October 12, 2017
  • Real Estate Is Not Above the (Cyber Attack) Risk, Commercial Observer, August 9, 2017
  • Commentary, Ransomware Attacks Highlight Need for Cyberinsurance Coverage, Daily Business Review, August 2, 2017
  • Author, Have You Examined Your Cyber Insurance Policy Lately? (Q&A with Walter Andrews), Daily Business Review, July 6, 2017
Walter J. Andrews is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Walter J. Andrews and Cary Steklof, The Insurance Industry’s Uncharted Waters: The Keys to Procuring Cyber Insurance and Reporting Claims (June 8, 2018) - Cybersecurity 2018: Managing Cybersecurity Incidents, Friday, September 14, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Managing the Risk: Cybersecurity Insurance and Risk to the Board - Cybersecurity 2018: Managing Cybersecurity Incidents, Tuesday, September 18, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Managing the Risk: Cybersecurity Insurance and Risk to the Board - Managing the Risk: Cybersecurity Insurance and Risk to the Board, Tuesday, September 18, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Managing the Risk: Cybersecurity Insurance and Risk to the Board - Managing the Risk: Cybersecurity Insurance and Risk to the Board, Tuesday, September 18, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Cybersecurity 2018: Managing Cybersecurity Incidents, Friday, September 21, 2018, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Cybersecurity 2018: Managing Cybersecurity Incidents, Tuesday, November 06, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Cybersecurity 2018: Managing Cybersecurity Incidents, Tuesday, November 06, 2018, San Francisco, CA
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