Regina A. Ripley is a partner in the Chicago and Milwaukee offices of Gordon & Rees. She concentrates her practice in the areas of insurance coverage, professional liability, E&O, D&O, fidelity/commercial crime, CGL, environmental/mass tort and bad faith litigation.
Ms. Ripley is an experienced litigator representing both domestic and international insurers in jurisdictions around the country, including in various state, federal courts and appellate courts. The primary focus of Ms. Ripley’s insurance practice is handling complex coverage and bad faith litigation on behalf of insurers. Ms. Ripley’s experience with insurance coverage is broad-based as she has significant experience litigating on behalf of insurers various coverage forms, including, fidelity and financial institution bonds, general liability, professional liability policies, including lawyer's liability, E&O, D&O, medical malpractice, and health care E&O. Ms. Ripley has successfully represented her clients and obtained favorable judgments through dispositive motions, obtained favorable settlements for her clients and has represented her clients through trial. Ms. Ripley is adept at managing and handling high stakes litigation and discovery and successfully drafting motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment. While the focus of Ms. Ripley’s practice is litigation and she is familiar with many jurisdictions around the country, she routinely analyzes coverage pre-suit on behalf of insurance companies, preparing coverage analysis, and managing the defense of high exposure suits.
Ms. Ripley has experience representing corporate and individual clients. Her experience includes the successful resolution of breach of contract, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty cases. She has represented clients in various types of banking disputes and contract disputes.
Ms. Ripley’s recent experience includes the successful resolution through settlement, dismissal and/or summary judgment of insurance coverage and bad faith disputes in federal and state court
U.S. District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Chicago Bar Association
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Founder and President of OPRF Alliance, non-profit and 501c3 community organization