Donald E. Seymour - K&L Gates

Donald E. Seymour

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 412-355-6474

Mr. Seymour is a partner in the Pittsburgh office of K&L Gates.  A 1970 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, he has practiced with K&L Gates his entire career, the last 25 years of which have been devoted primarily to policyholder representations in complex insurance coverage disputes.

Insurance Coverage Litigation:  Representation of corporate policyholders in counseling and litigation aimed at resolving insurance coverage disputes and maximizing policyholder coverage for mass toxic tort and product liability claims, including mediation and ADR of insurance coverage disputes.

Mr. Seymour has represented policyholders in “public record” insurance coverage litigation, including Air Liquide America L.P., Alloy Rods, Inc., American Standard, Inc., American Locomotive Co./ALCO Products, Inc. successors, C.R. Bard, Inc., Crane Co., Dresser Industries, Inc. (now Halliburton Corporation), E.I. duPont de Nemours Co., Eaton Corporation, ESAB Group, Inc., Fuller Austin Company (Creditors’ Committee), Genmar Holdings, Inc., H.K. Porter Co., Harbison Walker Refractories Co., Honeywell International Inc., Koppers Industries, Inc., National Gypsum Co. – (n/k/a/ Asbestos Claims Management Corporation), PPG Industries, Inc., United Technologies Corporation, UOP LLC, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, and Worthington Corporation.

Mr. Seymour has also been involved in asbestos coverage issues arising in the context of the bankruptcies of H.K. Porter Co., National Gypsum Company, Fuller Austin Company, Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, and Quigley Corporation.

University of MichiganJ.D. 1970

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Office Location

K&L Gates Center
210 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2613
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Insurance Law of the Pittsburgh Metro Area
Donald E. Seymour has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Insurance Law (Policy Holder)