Jeffrey S. Raskin advises clients in litigation, mediation, and arbitration around insurance coverage matters, and intellectual property, commercial, real estate, and environmental disputes. Head of Morgan Lewis’s Insurance Recovery Practice in the San Francisco office, Jeffrey counsels clients seeking recovery for catastrophic losses in securities, environmental, asbestos, silica, toxic tort, product liability, intellectual property, and employment practices cases. Jeffrey has handled first-party claims for loss covered by policies for physical damage and business interruption, title, and fidelity and crime.
Corporate insureds also regularly seek Jeffrey’s counsel with procuring insurance. On behalf of clients, he audits insurance assets, structures commercial insurance programs, identifies potential legal issues, and helps clients negotiate more favorable policy terms.
He advises companies in the energy, chemical, entertainment, manufacturing, retail, banking, and financial services sectors.
Jeffrey has written on a variety of topics about insurance, as well as discovery of email in civil litigation. His most recent writings discuss the emerging fields of “cyber” insurance, with a particular focus on the types of first- and third-party coverages available to companies to protect themselves against the financial consequences resulting from various types of data breaches.
Recognized, Insurance Law, San Francisco, The Best Lawyers in America (2018–2023)
Ranked, Insurance: Policyholder, California, Chambers USA (2007–2022)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Insurance, Law360 (2020)
Recommended, Industry focus: Insurance: advice to policyholders, The Legal 500 US (2018)