Insurance attorneys review the facts of insurance claims and insurance contracts to advise the insurers or the insured as to whether there is coverage and then litigate when a dispute over coverage cannot be resolved. Insurance lawyers work in a variety of areas, including auto, home owners, renters, general, employers, and directors and officers. Insurance litigation can be practiced in specialized boutiques though many large firms will have a few practitioners, or it will fall under the litigation department. Insurance companies employ many attorneys to deal with these disputes, so it can be a good area for a litigator who wants to move in-house, though compensation in these roles tends to be relatively low. Large companies will also employ insurance lawyers to advise on what types of insurance they should have to mitigate risk...

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