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Craig D. Baron, Contract Partner


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Mendes is one of the largest firms in the country entirely devoted to the practice of insurance law.

Since joining Mendes in 2001, Craig has worked primarily on pollution, health hazard and asbestos-related matters. His main focus has been counseling and defending Lloyds Underwriters, London Market Companies, as well as various European and domestic insurers with respect to coverage issues relating to these claims. Craig has negotiated Coverage in Place Agreements, full policy commutations, structured settlements as well as defended clients in coverage litigation.

In addition to his work as coverage counsel, Craig also serves as national counsel to several Fortune 500 companies with respect to their asbestos and other toxic tort liability. In this capacity, Craig manages and coordinates large dockets of claims and advises clients with respect to all aspects of litigation.

Craig is a member of the American Bar Association and New York County Lawyers Association.