J. Tyler Butts represents the insurance industry in complex first-party property insurance coverage litigation throughout the country, with a focus on litigation concerning allegations of bad faith and other extra-contractual claims. He is part of the firm's Litigation Section and a member of the firm's Insurance + Reinsurance Group.
Mr. Butts has been involved in property coverage disputes in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, Florida, California, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Mr. Butts routinely litigates high-exposure claims arising from a wide variety of insurance lines, including commercial property, business interruption and extra expense, builder’s risk, boiler and machinery, liability, and high net-worth homeowners. Mr. Butts also has extensive experience representing Write-Your-Own insurance carriers in litigation brought under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Flood Insurance Program.
Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Mr. Butts worked with a national law firm on securities and probate litigation as well as on complex class action matters. Mr. Butts is a frequent author and contributor to Robinson+Cole’s Property Insurance Coverage Insights blog.
Mr. Butts has been listed as a Rising Star in Connecticut Super Lawyers® in the area of Insurance Coverage for 2015 and 2016 and in General Litigation for 2013 and 2014 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)