Bill O’Neill

Troutman Pepper

Bill has been involved in hundreds of disputes involving life, health, and property/casualty insurance and reinsurance issues. He has represented clients in disputes involving yearly renewable term reinsurance premiums, environmental and asbestos reinsurance allocations, “maximum any one life” warranties, extracontractual obligations, sexual abuse claims, fronting arrangements, sunset and commutation clauses, actuarial and agency issues, vanishing premium life insurance policies, cedent insolvencies, long-term care premiums, “follow the fortunes” and “follow the settlements” clauses, late notice, retention warranties, underwriting and claims-handling practices, 9/11 issues, fraud, offset, misrepresentations, recovery of declaratory judgment expenses, and allegations of misconduct by brokers, managing general underwriters and third-party administrators. These disputes center on many types of underlying exposures and business, including variable annuities, individual life, healthcare, workers’ compensation, long-term care, disability income, accident and health, asbestos, environmental, and construction defects.

In addition to his dispute work, Bill counsels clients regarding business, strategy and regulatory matters.