Pedro E. Hernandez Appointed to Hinshaw’s Management Committee
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, a U.S.-based law firm with offices nationwide, today announced that attorney Pedro E. Hernandez, partner and co-leader of the firm’s Global Insurance Services practice group, has been appointed to the firm’s Management Committee.
"Having joined Hinshaw in 2007, Pedro Hernandez brings a wealth of experience to the Management Committee across several disciplines, including legal practice, management, diversity and inclusion, employee training, and business development," said Peter Sullivan, chairman of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP. "Along with his leadership role in the Global Insurance Services practice, Pedro is also an active member of the firm’s Latin American client team."
Hernandez focuses his litigation practice on insurance coverage, commercial disputes, real estate/construction deals, and trademark/trade secrets. He represents domestic and international insurers in high-profile coverage litigation, and bad faith matters throughout the United States. His practice focuses on commercial general liability, errors and omissions, and first-party claims involving high-exposure property damage. In addition, he represents insurers in commercial class actions in multidistrict litigation courts throughout the country. Hernandez is a member of the firm’s Latin America practice group and also represents clients in the entertainment and media industries. He has tried several cases to verdict.
In addition, Hernandez serves as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, a position he has held since 2022. He earned his J.D. from Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law and his B.A. from Ramapo College of New Jersey.
Law360 Pulse provided media coverage of the appointment. In the story, Hernandez said he was looking forward to guiding the firm's growth in the new role, adding that "healthy growth is a topic that I definitely want to look at, and it's already happening."
Hernandez also pointed to the firm's strong support for promoting and advancing diversity at the firm – adding that his own appointment is an example of this – and noted that having "different perspectives, different visions, different thoughts, different opinions is why diversity is so important in everything that we do. We want a diverse partnership, diverse leaders, because we simply want different perspectives and different visions that I think are very critical to any strategic plan going forward."
"Hinshaw Taps Veteran Miami Atty For Management Committee" was published by Law360 Pulse, November 13, 2023.