Audrey Dias

Audrey E. Dias

Associate

Audrey E. Dias

Associate

  • Overview

    Biography

    Audrey Dias focuses her practice on insurance coverage, extra-contractual litigation, and complex reinsurance matters, as well as liability claims. She is a member of the firm’s Insurance + Reinsurance Group.

    Insurance + Reinsurance

    Ms. Dias represents national and international insurance companies in a variety of first and third party disputes arising under general liability, property, auto, marine, excess, and umbrella insurance policies. She defends and advises carriers on a wide range of claims including hurricane and water damage, business interruption and design defect.

    Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Ms. Dias concentrated her practice on insurance coverage disputes, professional liability claims, commercial general liability, and business litigation. She also successfully defended and advised insurance companies on first and third party claims of bad faith and unfair claims settlement practices in the adjustment and resolution of insurance claims.

    Ms. Dias has secured several favorable pre-trial settlements on behalf of clients. She also negotiated favorable settlement of multiple claims arising out of the same incident within the insurance carrier’s policy limits, while protecting the carrier against risk of extra-contractual liability.

    Business Litigation

    Ms. Dias’ additional litigation experience includes general liability suits and contract disputes, civil theft, and conversion.

    While at the University of Miami School of Law, she clerked for the university’s Innocence Clinic, which seeks to exonerate the wrongfully convicted. Ms. Dias analyzed claims and prior defense strategies, and drafted motions for post-conviction relief.
     

  • Experience
    • Experience

      Experience

      • Assisted in successfully resolving over 100 third party claims arising out of a catastrophic loss, within the insured’s policy limits, while protecting the insurer against extra-contractual liability. *

      • Assisted with successfully defending and obtaining dismissal of an administrative disciplinary action against a Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry. * 

      • Briefed, argued and won a variety of discovery and dispositive motions. *

      * Atty. Dias was counsel in these representative matters before joining Robinson+Cole.

    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      American Bar Association

      Dade County Bar Association

      Florida Bar Association
      Young Lawyers Division

      Broward County Bar Association

      Defense Research Institute