As a Legal 500 US Rising Star, Janine Panchok-Berry has represented insurers in complex commercial litigation in federal and state court matters at every stage of litigation, guiding clients in pre-litigation through appeal. She has spoken at national conferences on insurance law, and her work has appeared in Crain’s New York Business and the New York Law Journal.
Janine specializes in the confluence of insurance and bankruptcy law, where she advises on coverage issues in mass-tort bankruptcies, including In re Imerys Talc America and In re Boy Scouts of America.
Janine also has experience defending clients in securities, copyright, and product liability cases, and advises clients on transactions involving environmental law and insurance. Janine focuses much of her pro bono practice on environmental law, informed by her work at the US Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and the National Environmental Law Center before she joined O’Melveny.