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.