Greg Lahr litigates complex commercial disputes, focusing on insurance coverage matters in state and federal courts, on appeal, and before arbitration panels.
Greg represents domestic and international insurers in high-exposure coverage litigation involving general liability, professional liability, product recall, and employment practices claims. In addition to coverage disputes, Greg defends claims alleging extracontractual liability and violations of state statutes. His matters include: bodily injury and property damage occurring on construction and other work sites, and other casualty claims; errors and omissions claims involving technology companies, architects, engineers, lawyers, foster care agencies, brokers, accountants, lenders, and financial institutions; recall claims concerning food, health and beauty, and medical products; and claims against private company and nonprofit directors and officers.
Greg also defends clients in employment discrimination and harassment matters before federal and state courts and agencies through trial or other resolutions. He also counsels clients on various employment issues, including hiring and termination practices, employment contracts, nondisclosure, noncompete, and nonsolicitation obligations, payment of wages, and employment policies and handbooks.
Greg’s clients represent a cross-section of industries that include United States, London, and Bermuda insurers, environmental and engineering firms, airlines and aviation companies, employment staffing companies, and recruiters. In addition to handling litigation, he provides counseling and coverage opinions for domestic and international insurers in prelitigation coverage matters and drafts policy language for manuscript policy forms and endorsements for first and third party coverages. He also counsels clients on a variety of commercial and contract matters.
Greg has contributed to topics on insurance coverage and litigation issues relating to the discovery process, claims handling, the duty to defend, bad faith, the application of various policy provisions, pollution, hydraulic fracturing, and mold. He also presents on a variety of employment issues involving harassment and discrimination in the workplace, background checks, payment of wages, and establishing and maintaining employment relationships.
J.D., cum laude, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 1997
B.A., Political Science and Government, Providence College, 1993
- New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Third, and Fourth Circuits
- U.S. District Court of Maryland
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York