Aidan M. McCormackPartner
US Chair, Insurance Sector
Global Co-Chair, Insurance Sector
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.
- 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
- Chambers USA
Band 3, New York Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer (2021-2023)
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: Non-contentious (2023)
Recommended, Insurance: Advice to Insurers (2018-2023)
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Aidan is a noted author and lecturer on insurance and reinsurance topics.
- Co-author, "Keyspan & Vanderbilt: Contract Enforcement Meets Judicial Gerrymandering In Insurance Allocation," March 15, 2017
- Co-author, "Why The 'Unavailability Exception' Should Be Rejected," Law360, March 15, 2017
Presenter & Moderator, "Fireside Chat" Series – Talks with Senior Leadership in The Insurance & Reinsurance Industry, 2022, and many more
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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