Scott Seaman Recognized as a Top Insurance Author in JD Supra 2024 Readers' Choice Awards

Hinshaw also received recognition for a Top-Read Article in Healthcare.

March 4, 2024

The law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is pleased to announce that Scott Seaman—Chicago-based partner and co-chair of Hinshaw's global Insurance Services Practice Group—has been named a Top Author in the Insurance category of the 2024 JD Supra Readers' Choice Awards. This marks the fourth consecutive year Seaman was named a Top Insurance Author in the JD Supra Readers' Choice Awards. Honorees were selected from a pool of 2,600 insurance law authors.  

Seaman authored sixteen JD Supra articles in 2023, providing insights for insurers on various issues, including ESG, COVID-19 pandemic coverage, social inflation, and key federal and state insurance rulings. Here are some examples of his thought leadership in 2023:

  1. Punitive Damages Are Now Available in Wrongful Death and Survival Claims in Illinois
  2. The Impact of Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions on Insurers and Other Companies and Market Consequences of ESG Missteps
  3. Hinshaw Insurance Law TV – The Basics of ESG
  4. Insurers Face Large PFAS-Related Losses: A Primer on Forever Chemical Regulation, Liabilities, and Insurance Coverage Issues
  5. Hinshaw Insurance Law TV – The Future of ESG

Hinshaw also received Top Read Articles recognition in the Healthcare category. The Michael Dowell-authored alert titled "California Expands "No Pharmacist Left Alone" Pharmacy Staffing Requirements and Also Enacts New Safety Measures" was third in a list of the five most-read healthcare articles published in 2023.

The JD Supra Readers' Choice Awards recognizes the top authors and firms who were read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media, and other professionals across the JD Supra platform throughout 2023. The awards are based on reader data and focus on total visibility and engagement among readers from various industries who are interested in the key topics of the day.

Hinshaw published a series of client advisories on a wide variety of legal topics in 2023, including key insurance developments and trends, labor and employment issues, cyber security and data privacy, legal malpractice and risk management, immigration law, health care, consumer financial services, and corporate compliance issues.

Subscribe to Hinshaw’s publications to receive timely insights directly in your inbox.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S.-based law firm with offices nationwide. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the financial services sector, professional services, and other highly regulated industries. Hinshaw provides holistic legal solutions—from litigation and dispute resolution, and business advisory and transactional services, to regulatory compliance—for clients of all sizes. Visit for more information and follow @Hinshaw on LinkedIn and X.