2022 Legal Awards Honoree: Andrea DeField

Meet Andrea DeField, Partner at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Andrea DeField is a partner in Hunton Andrews Kurth’s top-ranked insurance coverage practice, where she co-leads the firm’s cyber insurance practice. In 2021, she was one of two insurance coverage lawyers in the country to be named a “Rising Star” by The Legal 500 for Insurance: Advice to Policyholders. DeField has been ranked by Chambers & Partners in Florida: Insurance for the last three years. She counsels clients on all types of insurance policies and coverage issues, with a focus on insurance for cyber risks (including ransomware, large-scale data breach, and social engineering claims). She also has substantial experience advising clients on directors’ and officers’ liability and professional liability insurance issues; hurricane claims; and commercial general liability insurance disputes, including those arising out of construction defect claims, wrongful death, and pollution incidents. DeField helps clients proactively manage risk through insurance program audits, insurance due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, and contractual risk transfer in vendor contracts. When a claim occurs, she helps clients maximize insurance recovery by advising them through the claims process. She has also tried insurance coverage and bad faith cases to jury verdicts and has handled appeals in state and federal courts across the country.

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