Mark Hanover is a commercial litigator concentrating in the
defense of class actions.
He works extensively in the field of insurance, acting as lead
counsel or coordinating counsel for multiple carriers in more than
two dozen jurisdictions throughout the United States.
In the past fifteen years, Mark has addressed most of the major
class action litigation issues affecting property and casualty
insurers, as well as significant life insurance cases.
In addition to suits challenging carrier-specific policy
interpretation or claims practices, Mark has defended against
industry-wide allegations regarding “Additional Payments”
reimbursement, betterment, building permit reimbursement, defective
drywall, direct repair programs, diminished value, installment
fees, matching allowances, medical bill review, modal premiums,
mold remediation, omitted repairs, overhead and profit,
overinsurance and underinsurance, salvage titling, stacking, and
total loss vehicle valuation.
Mark also has defended numerous class actions against companies
in the financial and transportation industries.
He frequently advises companies on strategies to minimize class
action and/or regulatory risk.
Activities and Affiliations
- Docent, Chicago Architecture Foundation.