7th Circuit, Benchslaps, Federal Judges, Insurance, Quote of the Day, Richard Posner

A Biglaw Firm’s ‘Shenanigans’ Result In An Even Bigger Benchslap

That a major law firm would engage in such shenanigans distresses us. The firm’s argument regarding the amendment to the National Union insurance policy is censurable, and we hereby censure it.

— Judge Richard Posner, writing on behalf of a three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit, issuing a harsh benchslap to Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft for the firm’s “frivolous interpretation” of an endorsement to its client’s Commercial General Liability insurance policy.

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