Susan A Stone, co-leader of Sidley's global insurance and financial services group, combines a deep understanding of the insurance industry with extensive first-chair trial and arbitration skills. Susan has served the insurance industry for over two decades, and as the insurance group co-chair she leads a group of approximately 85 lawyers in New York, Chicago and London who provide a full range of legal services to clients in the insurance, reinsurance and financial services industries.
In addition, as a former federal prosecutor, Susan has extensive trial experience in federal and state courts. Susan focuses her practice on insurance and reinsurance disputes, while also maintaining a general commercial arbitration and litigation practice. Susan is the past chairperson of ARIAS, the leading industry organisation devoted to reinsurance arbitrations, with more than 1,000 members.
Susan has taught trial advocacy for several years as an adjunct professor at DePaul University College of Law. She is a frequent speaker and author on matters pertaining to insurance and reinsurance.
Susan received her JD (cum laude) from Harvard Law School in 1987 and her BA (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Yale University in 1983. She is admitted in Illinois and New York.
New York office:
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Tel: +1 212 839 8714
Fax: +1 212 839 5599
WWL says: Susan Stone has an “excellent style of delivery” and is commended for her “invaluable sector experience” and “bespoke solutions”
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