New York, April 3, 2013Lowenstein Sandler LLP announced today that Christopher C. Loeber has joined the firm as a partner in its Insurance Coverage  practice. Chris will focus on complex commercial disputes involving insurance recovery, commercial litigation and corporate investigations. Previously, he was a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

"Chris possesses the committed work ethic and loyal client devotion for which Lowenstein is well known," said Gary M. Wingens, Lowenstein Sandler chairman and managing partner. "His detailed knowledge and experience working within various industries, such as life sciences, financial services and food distribution, makes him an ideal fit for our diverse Insurance practice.”

Chris has served as lead counsel in a wide variety of insurance recovery, commercial litigation and corporate investigation matters.  His expertise in insurance coverage disputes includes representing policyholders in oilfield services, food manufacturing and distribution, life sciences, retail, financial services, franchising, and other complex industries.  Chris also has served as lead counsel to several national and multinational retailers in various state and federal suits arising from broad-based, corporate-owned life insurance programs, as well as a multinational technology company in a product-defect suit filed in New York.

"We've been following Chris’s career and successes for years," added Lynda Bennett, chair of Lowenstein Sandler's Insurance Coverage practice. "Chris’s ability to work across industries will provide added strength to our market-leading insurance practice. This, along with his shared desire to work in the client’s best interests to pursue coverage litigation when necessary and innovating to find business savvy, cost effective solutions to insurance disputes, will make him a great addition to our team."

“I’m thrilled to be joining Lynda Bennett and the Insurance Coverage team,” Chris said. “At a time when many top firms are attempting to straddle the insurance coverage fence, Lowenstein has stayed true to its core mission of representing policyholders – and only policyholders. Lowenstein really is an ideal platform for me and my clients.”

Chris earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and his A.B. from Holy Cross College.

Lowenstein Sandler's Insurance Coverage Group handles matters involving Directors & Officers coverage, professional liability, employment practices liability, construction defect liability, cyber liability, consumer product liability, fiduciary liability, broker liability and first party property losses. The practice has litigated hundreds of coverage cases in more than 20 states and appeared on behalf of policyholders in more than 30 reported decisions.

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