Kimberly Petrina

Member

Chicago

(312) 474-4475

(312) 462-1870

Recent News:

Cozen O’Connor’s Global Insurance Department Continues its Expansion, Landing Insurance Litigator Kimberly Petrina

Petrina is the 16th attorney to join Cozen O’Connor’s Global Insurance Department in 2022, which has grown to over 100 lawyers nationwide.

Kim concentrates her practice on providing guidance to insurance clients pertaining to commercial general liability and professional liability coverage issues. She has extensive experience in policy interpretation, evaluating coverage, bad faith, and extracontractual liability issues. For nearly 20 years, Kim has represented insurers in complex insurance coverage matters. She has also provided guidance in policy language and interpretation.

Immediately prior to joining the firm, Kim was the head of North American Casualty Claims at a global specialty insurance company. There, she managed a team of claims professionals, evaluated coverage and exposure on claims, guided and trained on best claims handling practices, and handled complex mediations involving nationwide multi-million dollar disputes.

Kim also brings almost a decade of experience as a partner at a mid-sized coverage firm, concentrating her practice on the general representation of insurance companies in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Kim also has significant experiencing defending insureds in premises liability, general negligence, construction, and professional liability matters.

Kim has lectured on topics related to construction, insurance, premises, general liability, and coverage matters. She has been an active member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), Chicago Bar Association (CBA), Defense Research Institute (DRI), and Association of Professional Insurance Women (APIW), and was previously on the specialty editorial board for Claims and Litigation Management's Journal of American Law construction articles.

Kim earned her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from the Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, and her law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

News

Cozen O’Connor’s Global Insurance Department Continues its Expansion, Landing Insurance Litigator Kimberly Petrina

August 09, 2022

Petrina is the 16th attorney to join Cozen O’Connor’s Global Insurance Department in 2022, which has grown to over 100 lawyers nationwide.

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Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2005
  • St. Mary's College, B.A., cum laude, 2001

Awards & Honors

Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2013-2015

Top 50 Female Attorneys, Illinois, 2015

  • Illinois
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of Illinois

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

Chicago Bar Association (CBA)

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Association of Professional Insurance Women (APIW)