Richard Shore has 30 years of experience helping clients overcome bet-the-company problems.
Richard has helped Fortune 500 and other clients successfully resolve billions of dollars in complex, multi-party business disputes and legal claims, with a focus on representing policyholders in insurance coverage disputes, particularly where those disputes involve the intersection of mass-tort, bankruptcy, and insurance. He has advised clients facing significant liabilities on global strategies for dealing with these problems. His work involves strategic advice, counseling, alternative dispute resolution, complex multi-party settlement negotiations, litigation management, and appellate matters.
Richard has successfully led large litigation and transactional teams, including coordinating among multiple law and consulting firms with varying expertise on large and complex matters. He currently is leading efforts on behalf of opioid claimants to assess the nature and extent of the opioid industry’s insurance coverage available to address claims by governmental entities, individuals, and others harmed by the opioid crisis.
Richard has developed an engaging dispute settlement seminar that draws on Hollywood films and New Yorker cartoons to illustrate successful negotiating techniques. He has been quoted on insurance matters by media outlets including USA TODAY, CNNMoney.com, and Business Insurance magazine. He has written articles on insurance and ADR issues that have appeared in a variety of print and electronic publications, including Forbes.com.
Richard is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
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