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Sixty-year roots in the insurance industry. 

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For more than 65 years, Sullivan Ward has provided legal counsel and litigation services to the insurance industry. Our firm was founded by attorneys with years of legal and administrative experience in the industry, and with these roots, our insurance practice continues to be among our major strengths.

We advise and represent clients in litigation relating to a wide variety of insurance defense matters in Michigan, Illinois and numerous other jurisdictions including the Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Indiana, Maryland, New York and Ohio. Our attorneys possess decades of experience in insurance litigation, and bring to the practice previous backgrounds as insurance solicitors, years of service on mediation panels and as case evaluators, and certifications for skill in arbitration and negotiation. One of our partners is the only attorney in Michigan chosen for the prestigious “Select List” of lawyers compiled for the insurance industry by Res Loquitor Corporation.

Our attorneys assist insurance company in-house counsel, national and regional insurance companies, insurance executives, businesses, self-insureds and others in products liability claims, construction failure, automotive and trucking liability and negligence/no-fault, E&O defense, general premises or operational risk, liquor liability and coverage, insurance contract interpretation, and employer, legal, medical and insurance professional liability matters. We have substantial experience handling large, multi-party, high exposure cases.

Our work on behalf of clients has been recognized by DBusiness Magazine, “Detroit’s Best Lawyers,” and Thomson Reuters, publishers of “Michigan Super Lawyers,” among others.

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Representative Clients

CNA Insurance Company
Crawford and Company
Gallagher Bassett
General Growth Properties
Hanover Insurance Group
Hastings Mutual Insurance Company
James River Insurance Company
Laurel Health Care Company
Markel Insurance Company
MEEMIC Insurance Company
Michigan Orthopedic Institute, PC
Nautilus Insurance Company
ProClaim America, Inc.
Scottsdale Insurance Company
Special Tree Neurocare Center
Sunrise Senior Living
Taubman Company
United Rentals, Inc.
William Beaumont Hospital
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America
Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd.