John Bickerman is a sought-after mediator of major insurance coverage disputes and has resolved over $3 billion in coverage disputes. He has mediated both third-party and first-party property disputes in a variety of industries, including pharmaceutical, construction, mass torts, class actions, asbestos, financial and major manufacturing and industrial industries with environmental liabilities. Mr. Bickerman is a member of the CPR National Panel and has been a frequent mediator under the Wellington Asbestos agreement. He also has successfully resolved directors' and officers' liability and personal injury. He has been appointed a Special Master in both federal and state courts.
A substantial portion of his practice includes construction defect disputes where resolution of insurance coverage for consequential damages can be the crucial element for achieving settlement.