Meghan A. Rigney Associate

     

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Meghan A. Rigney handles claims administration and management of lawyers’ professional liability, miscellaneous professional liability, employment practices liability, and directors and officers insurance claims for international and domestic insurers. As a member of the firm’s Program Management team, she serves as claims and coverage counsel to assist insureds with claims management, insurance coverage and analysis, and risk management from the claim intake stage to resolution. This process encompasses fact investigation, coverage evaluation and recommendations, reserve recommendations, and development of settlement and resolution strategies. 

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Meghan worked at regional insurance defense law firms in Chicago, Illinois. Her litigation practice included personal injury and insurance coverage matters, with a focus on the defense of bad faith and extra-contractual liability suits.

Areas of Focus

Insurance Coverage, Professional Liability
Meghan’s capabilities range across various professional liability lines of coverage, with an emphasis on lawyers professional liability (LPL), directors and officers (D&O) liability, errors and omissions (E&O), miscellaneous professional liability (MPL) and employment practices liability (EPL). Meghan handles a variety of insurance coverage matters, and often is engaged to evaluate, negotiate and resolve coverage issues on behalf of insurers. 

Employment Liability
Meghan’s practice includes coverage assessments and representations in advocating for favorable resolutions of EEOC charges and civil actions. These actions involve a wide range of claims for violations of state and federal employment laws, including discrimination allegations, wrongful termination, sexual harassment and retaliation claims.