Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP is pleased to announce that Reactions, a leading insurance publication, has named the firm “Best Global Law Firm of the Year” at its Global Awards. The awards were presented at the Reactions Global Awards Gala Dinner on September 19 in New York.

Reactions conducted its annual awards nomination process throughout the summer. This rigorous process involved a market survey and, most importantly, an independent judging process which included a panel of highly respected and independent industry analysts. The judging was the final stage of the process and ensured that the winners aligned with market performance as chosen by senior market participants.

Edwards Wildman was recognized for excellence by Reactions in several categories earlier this year, including:

  • First in the US for overall law firm and in the areas of regulation and insolvency in the US, as well as in litigation in the London market
  • Second in reinsurance in the US and in the London market and in the areas of regulation and insolvency in the US, as well as in litigation in the London market
  • Third in litigation in the US and in regulation in Bermuda

Edwards Wildman’s Insurance & Reinsurance Department represents clients in a full range of corporate, coverage, regulatory, litigation, arbitration, claims and insolvency matters. With 76 attorneys in the practice, the firm advises a wide-ranging client base, including major insurance and reinsurance companies, Lloyd’s syndicates, captives, financial and investment service providers, P&I club managers, HMOs, agents, brokers, reinsurance intermediaries, state insurance regulators, guaranty funds, trade associations, insolvency practitioners, debtors and creditors of insolvent insurers, purchasers and run-off managers. Edwards Wildman acts for major clients in the London and European markets, North America, Latin America, Bermuda, Hong Kong and other important insurance centers. The firm works regularly with correspondent lawyers on transactions and proceedings throughout the world, but particularly in Canada, Europe, Latin America and the Pacific Rim.