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Aidan M. McCormack

Partner

US Chair, Insurance Sector

Global Co-Chair, Insurance Sector

About

Aidan McCormack is the US Chair and Global Co-Chair of DLA Piper's 400-plus lawyer Insurance & Reinsurance Sector Practice. 

He represents financial services industry clients in a wide range of dispute, transactional and regulatory matters. He has a particular concentration on insurance and reinsurance-related litigations, arbitrations, and regulatory proceedings. 

Aidan serves as national and global counsel to a wide range of companies. He has represented clients in matters throughout the Americas, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Bermuda. The wide variety of issues he has handled includes those involving fraud, due diligence, underwriting, specialty products, D&O exposures, E&O allegations, intellectual property disputes, catastrophic first-party losses, cyber and technology claims, toxic and mass tort liabilities, and entertainment books.

Bar admissionsNew JerseyNew YorkWisconsin
CourtsUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of WisconsinUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of MichiganUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkUnited States District Court for the Western District of New YorkUnited States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkUnited States District Court for the Northern District of New YorkUnited States District Court for the District of New JerseyUnited States District Court for the Northern District of FloridaUnited States Court of Appeals for the Second CircuitUnited States Court of Appeals for the Ninth CircuitUnited States Court of Appeals for the Third CircuitUnited States Court of Appeals for the Fifth CircuitUnited States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Education
  • J.D., Marquette University School of Law
    American Jurisprudence Award in Corporations I
    Executive Editor, Marquette Sports Law Journal (1991 – 1992)
  • B.A., Creighton University

Awards

  • Chambers USA
    Band 3, New York Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer (2021-2022)
    Chambers comments, "Aidan McCormack operates a respected insurer-side practice that encompasses London market-related disputes, bad faith and construction claims. He regularly assists clients with cross-border matters."
  • The Legal 500 United States
    Recommended, Insurance: Advice to Insurers (2018-2022)

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Insight Overview

Aidan is a noted author and lecturer on insurance and reinsurance topics.

Publications

Seminars

  • Presenter & Moderator, "Fireside Chat" Series – Talks with Senior Leadership in The Insurance & Reinsurance Industry, 2022, and many more

Prior Experience

Before joining DLA Piper, Aidan was leader of the Insurance & Reinsurance group at a national law firm, which was nationally recognized by Reactions magazine.

Memberships And Affiliations

Aidan is a member of ARIAS-US, the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, and the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC). Aidan is also the former Commodore of and on the Board of Governors of the Port Washington Yacht Club and a former member of the Board of the American Red Cross.

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