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Finance and Insurance Practice

Representative Experience


Stone & Magnanini provides practical business solutions in both the finance and insurance realms (“F&I”). Stone & Magnanini’s F&I team is uniquely qualified to handle complex, high stakes litigation, mediations, arbitrations, negotiations and regulatory issues with vast experience in complex commercial civil, administrative and criminal matters arising under various federal and state insurance, regulations and tax codes. Our experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad array of these actions as well as counseling clients with respect to pre-litigation coverage issues and other advisory matters, includes overseeing the resolution of disputes via arbitration and mediation venues as well as those traditionally litigated in federal and state court.

Stone & Magnanini’s F&I team has handled class actions, antitrusts, complex commercial fraud matters such as those involving Bernie Madoff, Ken Starr as well as other Ponzi schemes, securities frauds and mortgage and banking frauds. Attorneys on the F&I team have represented insurance companies in coverage disputes; representative directors and officers of companies across a wide spectrum of claims litigated on behalf of insurance companies against the United States Government and various regulators; provided pre-litigation advice on behalf of insurance companies and their clients on how to obtain the best possible business solutions; represented insurance companies in first party coverage for property, specialty and automobile claims.

Members of the F&I team have also litigated on behalf of companies and insurers for environmental coverage, fidelity claims including investigating, negotiating and defending claims involving fidelity insurance, litigating all aspects of professional liability claims and have handled a variety of reinsurance matters.

Stone & Magnanini’s FYI team has handled insurance matters across industries diverse as:

  • Construction and Engineering
  • Consumer Goods and Direct Marketing
  • Defense Contracts
  • Energy Industry
  • Financial Services, including Banking
  • Health Care and Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical Devices

Stone & Magnanini’s F&I team has also provided representation for insurance companies, brokers and agents facing government investigations and enforcement actions. The members of the Firm’s F&I team have handled numerous internal investigations, served as court-appointed investigations officer and worked with all levels of federal and state government to resolve matters expeditiously and cost effectively. Stone & Magnanini’s F&I lawyers provide advice and counsel at every stage of criminal or parallel civil proceedings from investigation to trial and appeals. The Firm also has extensive experience prosecuting and defending related securities class actions and derivative suits throughout the United States.