Randy Maniloff concentrates his practice in the representation of insurers in coverage disputes over primary and excess obligations under a host of policies, including commercial general liability, various professional liability, liquor liability and policies covering Indian Tribes. Randy has significant experience in coverage matters involving construction defects, including additional insured and contractual indemnity issues.
Randy previously spent seven years as a White and Williams Partner and transitioned to Counsel as he pursues certain insurance writing projects. He still maintains a full-time insurance coverage practice at the firm.
Randy is the co-author of “General Liability Insurance Coverage – Key Issues in Every State” (Oxford University Press and National Underwriter) (4th Edition forthcoming). “Key Issues” is an 800 page desk reference book that quickly and conveniently provides the law in every state for 21 important liability coverage issues. For more information visit the “Insurance Key Issues” website. (http://www.insurancekeyissues.com/index.html)
Randy publishes Coverage Opinions, a free, monthly, insurance coverage newsletter, with over 23,000 subscribers, that reports and provides commentary on just-released coverage decisions, looks at the lighter side of the law and includes Randy’s interviews with some of the most famous and unique lawyers in America. Randy has interviewed such lawyers as John Grisham, Alan Dershowitz, Laurence Tribe, Judge Richard Posner, Maurice (“Hank”) Greenberg, Marcia Clark, Robert Shapiro, former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and dozens more. For more information about Coverage Opinions, and to subscribe, visit the Coverage Opinions website. (http://www.coverageopinions.info/)
Randy is a frequent lecturer at industry seminars and has been quoted on insurance coverage topics by such media as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Dow Jones Newswires, Associated Press, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Forbes. He has published several Op-Eds in The Wall Street Journal addressing legal issues.
Randy is a frequent contributor of articles to numerous insurance publications, addressing a variety of insurance coverage topics. For the past sixteen years, Randy has published a year-end article that addresses the ten most significant insurance coverage decisions of that year.
Randy serves as one of three Deans of the White and Williams Coverage College - an annual event that brings together 500 insurance professionals from across the country, representing approximately 150 companies, for an intensive day-long curriculum of insurance coverage education.
Before entering private practice, Randy spent four years working overseas as counsel to a Gibraltar-based insurance company conducting business primarily in the United Kingdom.
RECOGNITION & INVOLVEMENT
In October 2014, Randy was elected as a member of the American Law Institute, the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize and otherwise improve the law. At that time Randy was one of three new members from Pennsylvania, along with a federal judge and Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice.
Since 2009, Randy has been named by U.S. News and World Report / Best Lawyers as a "Best Lawyer" in the area of Insurance Law. Since 2006, Randy was selected in a survey of his peers as a Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers. Randy has also been a finalist for LexisNexis’s national Insurer Attorney of the Year.