Peter Kanaris

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Peter Kanaris has served as a trusted advisor to insurance companies and professionals, having tried cases and arbitrations both nationally and internationally for 35 years. He has argued appeals in most of the United States Federal Courts of Appeal and numerous State Appellate Courts.  Peter represents clients in first-party property, cyber, extra-contractual and reinsurance coverage matters as well as commercial, construction and environmental disputes.

A frequent speaker on a wide range of legal topics, Peter has conducted seminars, workshops and best practices training at educational conferences sponsored by trade associations, legal organizations and insurance companies. He has also authored many law review and case study articles.

Before joining Hinshaw, Peter practiced at Kanaris, Stubenvoll and Heiss, where he was both a founding member and managing director.

Session Information:

Friday, May 7th | 10:10  – 11:00 AM

Ripped From the Headlines – Insurance and Reinsurance Issues in Current Events
The extraordinary events of the past year that have dominated headlines have affected all of us. This panel will discuss three major recent events; mass shootings, strikes, riots & civil commotion, and the recent Southwest freeze. Topics will focus on liability and coverage issues
most pressing for insurers and how claims and litigation arising out of these events may affect reinsurers.

Presenters: Scott Seaman, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Peter Kanaris, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Moderator: Laura Foggan, Crowell & Moring LLP