Charles Modzelewski, a member of the firm’s Insurance + Reinsurance Group, represents commercial insurers in a broad range of coverage matters and disputes.
Insurance Coverage Advice
Charles’ practice involves advising domestic and foreign D&O and E&O insurer clients regarding coverage for complex matters such as securities, shareholder, and derivative class action matters. Charles’ work primarily focuses on financial lines, professional liability, excess liability, and general liability insurance policies.
Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation
Charles also advises insurers on property insurance coverage obligations related to both commercial and homeowners insurance policies. He also represents insurers when a dispute arises over coverage. He assists insurers with claims and lawsuits involving property damage due to natural disasters such as earthquakes, sinkholes, landslides, floods, hurricanes, and fires. Charles’ practice includes work related to litigation involving allegations of insurer bad faith practices.
Through the firm’s Domestic Violence Restraining Order Program, Charles provides representation to victims of domestic violence by helping them obtain restraining orders and navigate the court system.
Prior to joining the firm, Charles was a law clerk for the Honorable Alfred V. Covello, United States District Judge, District of Connecticut. While attending law school, he served as the assistant managing editor of the Connecticut Law Review. Additionally, he was a member of the Connecticut Moot Court Board. He also was a finalist in the 2014 William H. Hastie Moot Court Competition.