Our Legal Services

In addition to the firm’s acclaimed work in large-scale class actions and consolidated claims in sexual abuse cases, Burns Bair offers experienced representation to a wide range of other entities in insurance-related disputes.  This includes work on behalf of corporations and corporate directors, investment funds, bankruptcy trustees, professional firms, and individuals.  

We have recovered more than $1 billion from insurers in complex litigation and hard-fought negotiations. This includes groundbreaking consumer fraud claims that have fundamentally changed the financial reserving practices of the world’s largest insurance providers. 


We have no practice groups that benefit by keeping insurers happy.  

Whether we represent the plaintiff or the defendant, the insurance company is always on the other side. 

We are not on any insurer’s list of approved firms, and we do not seek to be.  

We represent both corporations and consumers to maximize insurance recoveries.


Our lawyers have made insurance companies pay over $1 billion since the financial crisis. We have represented many of the largest manufacturers, banks, and mutual funds in their most significant insurance coverage disputes.  

We also have brought path-breaking consumer fraud class actions against major life insurance companies that the federal court in New York described as changing the financial reserving practices of one of the world’s largest life insurance companies.  


We do not represent insurance companies.  Period.

We do not seek to institutionalize corporate clients.

We are a referral-driven trial firm that avoids anything getting in the way of accepting referrals against insurance companies.

Tim Burns shines brightly in the sensitive and complex area of D&O [directors’ and officers’] insurance.

-Chambers, USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business