Carl Poedtke has a broad range of litigation experience in domestic and international insurance, reinsurance and insurer receivership matters, including state and federal court litigation, arbitration and mediation of disputes.

Carl’s receivership work spans various estates across the country.  Most recently he has been representing the Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner in In re Penn Treaty Network America Insurance Company, In Rehabilitation, Docket No. 1 PEN 2009, and In re American Network Insurance Company, In Rehabilitation, Docket No. 1 ANI 2009, pending before the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court.    

Beyond receivership-related work, Carl has been involved in a vast array of insurance and reinsurance related disputes and litigation over the course of his career. The disputes often involve issues of coverage under sophisticated commercial excess and/or reinsurance contracts and programs. Carl has also been retained to provide coverage analyses in respect of catastrophe claims and losses occurring around the world.

In addition to handling litigation of insurance and reinsurance matters, Carl litigates commercial matters in state and federal courts, and has, among other things, litigated actions for: breach of contract, common law and consumer fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, class actions, unfair competition, tortious interference and misappropriation of trade secrets. He further advises clients globally regarding information management and e-discovery issues.

Carl additionally supports the practice group’s global regulatory and transactional work, representing clients during investigations on both a state and federal level, working directly with regulators in respect of unique client engagements, and devising strategies and documentation in complex insurance and reinsurance transactions.