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Mr. Ferragamo is a co-chair of the Insurance Coverage Practice Group where he represents insurance companies in complex coverage cases arising from toxic tort, environmental, professional liability, and construction defects matters. Chris also provides clients with coverage analysis and recommendations regarding primary, umbrella and excess general liability policies, pollution legal liability policies, various types of professional liability policies, and directors and officers liability policies.

Chris has litigated cases in state and federal courts in many jurisdictions, including Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, and West Virginia.

Chris is a 2007 graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy’s (NITA) National Session in Louisville, Colorado. Founded in 1971, NITA is recognized as the premier trial advocacy training institute for practicing attorneys.

Chris graduated magna cum laude from Suffolk University Law School in 2001 where he received the American Jurisprudence Awards in Labor Law and Professional Responsibility and the Thomas A. Pennesi Memorial Scholarship Award in 2000. He was also a member of the moot court board where he served as the production editor and authored an article for the Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy. He also received the Best Brief Award, designated as a Distinguished Oral Advocate in the First Year Moot Court Section Competition.

Chris received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Boston College in 1997. During his junior year, Chris spent a semester in London, where he worked as a legislative aide to a member of the British House of Commons and attended classes at London Guildhall University.

Speaking Engagements and Conferences

”Self-Insured Retentions and Deductibles: Key Coverage Issues” Webinar sponsored by Stafford Publications (October 3, 2012).

“Defining the Precise Point of Risk Transfer: Self-Insured Retentions and Large Deductibles” at 21st Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear Program (February 14-16, 2013) sponsored by the American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

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