After more than three years of intense work, a group of attorneys representing approximately 475 sexual abuse survivors in claims against the Diocese of Rochester, New York, have negotiated a settlement to resolve the Diocese’s Chapter 11 case. The settlement provides that the Diocese and related entities will pay $55 million to a trust for the benefit of survivors and assign valuable insurance rights to that trust to pursue a more substantial recovery from the insurers. Read more
Burns Bowen Bair has been honored by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America as one of the top firms in Wisconsin for the practice of Insurance Law, earning a place on the annual Best Law Firms list. Read more
Firm co-founders honored for insurance law, commercial litigation expertise
MADISON, Wisconsin – Peer lawyers and the publishers of Best Lawyers have recognized two Burns Bowen Bair named partners in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and one of the most-respected guides to the legal industry.
Burns Bowen Bair has recently taken on a new pro bono project, representing three Afghan asylees who came to the United States via the Kabul airlift or shortly thereafter. Read more