2017 Chambers & Partners Ranks Two Firm Partners

May 26, 2017

Esteemed legal publisher Chambers & Partners has ranked two Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP partners in its Chambers USA 2017 Guide.  Chambers recognizes Matthew J. Fink and Sara M. Thorpe as leading practitioners for their work on a broad range of challenging insurance coverage matters.

Matthew J. Fink, a partner in the firm’s Chicago office, counsels and represents major insurance companies in high-profile coverage disputes, including cases concerning construction defects, pollution, and bad faith.  Chambers reports that Matt "is recognized by the market for his ability across a wide range of insurance matters including complex coverage disputes, bad faith and construction defect litigation."  One client praised Matt by stating he is "responsive and knows the subject area very well. I feel confident in the advice that he gives us."

Sara M. Thorpe, partner in the firm’s San Francisco office, works on complex, high-stakes insurance contract matters representing domestic and London-based insurers.  Sara is said to have "extensive experience in the field of insurance litigation, regularly handling bad faith claims, toxic tort matters and professional liability issues."  Sources note that Sara is "a very strong and tenacious attorney."