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Hinshaw Launches "Global Access Lawyers" in Collaboration with Five Global Insurance Law Firms

May 20, 2021

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP today announced the launching of Global Access Lawyers (Global Access), joining forces with five other firms with pre-eminent insurance practices across the world to provide global solutions to insurance and financial services clients.

Global Access brings together the best lawyers from leading insurance practices across the globe to offer clients unrivaled legal support. Members represent some of the largest domestic and international insurers.

Each member of Global Access is a leading insurance law firm in its own jurisdiction, with a proven track record of counseling and representing clients in some of the most complex and high-value defense and insurance coverage disputes. Each member firm has the local strength and depth to provide a comprehensive local solution for clients. 

Scott Seaman, co-chair of Hinshaw's Insurance Services Practice Group, says "As one of the leading firms representing insurers and reinsurers, Hinshaw continues to lead the way in rendering creative, responsive, cost-effective representation, and sophisticated and bespoke solutions for insurance companies. Global Access provides an outstanding platform for insurers." He adds: "Our strategic alliance with RPC has been well-received by insurers and has produced rapid and effective responses to our insurer clients' challenges and opportunities. This is the next logical step—joining with these fine firms to expand the geographic scope and legal depth. We have selected firms with lawyers—like my Hinshaw colleagues—who are accomplished attorneys and insurance law thought leaders."

The objective of Global Access is simple; to make our clients' lives easier by coming together with some of the best in the business to provide our clients with access to joined-up and seamless legal support across the globe. 

The Global Access platform is designed to provide tailored solutions, built around clients' unique coverages, defenses, litigation, regulatory, claims and underwriting needs, and portfolio interests. 

Global Access Lawyers By The Numbers:

Our Alliance Firms Are:

For more information, contact Hinshaw Insurance Services Practice Group co-chairs Scott Seaman and Pedro Hernandez, or visit https://www.globalaccesslawyers.com/.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices nationwide and in London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the financial services sector, and other highly regulated industries. Hinshaw also serves as counsel to the professional services sector, and provides business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes.