|Real Name:||Daisy Khambatta|
|Member Since:||August 27, 2010 | 10:09 pm|
Daisy Khambatta is an associate in Cozen O’Connor’s Chicago office and a member of the Global Insurance Group. Daisy focuses on representing client’s in all aspects of the insurance and reinsurance business, including claims counseling, litigation and arbitration, regulatory issues and government relations, and formation of captive insurers and risk retention groups. Her practice includes the handling of issues involving commercial, primary, umbrella, excess and surplus lines, and reinsurance.
Daisy devotes a substantial portion of her practice to defending companies against toxic tort claims. Currently, she serves as national coordinating counsel for a manufacturer of heat processing equipment involved in asbestos lawsuits. Her experience includes implementing the defense strategy and overseeing the handling of lawsuits through all phases of litigation. She has represented a wide range of companies against various types of mass tort claims, including asbestos, silica, benzene, and coal workers pneumoconiosis suits throughout Illinois and the state of Texas.
Daisy was named by Law & Politics Magazine as an Illinois Super Lawyers’ Rising Star 2010 in the area of Insurance Coverage. Daisy earned her law degree from South Texas College of law and her bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Publications & Speeches:
• Co-author, “Reforming the Asbestos Question: State Ventures Where Congress Fears to Tread,” ABA Litigation Mass Tort Newsletter, Fall/Winter 2005.
• Co-uuthor, “Illinois Nationwide Litigation Post-Avery: Are Times Really Changing,” ABA Litigation Mass Tort Newsletter, Spring/Summer 2006.
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