Robin C. Dusek

Robin C. Dusek

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (312) 876-7864
Fax: (312) 876-7312

Primary Office

Chicago
161 North Clark Street
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60601

Robin C. Dusek

Partner

Robin Dusek represents insurers, cedents, reinsurers, and pools across the country in insurance and reinsurance disputes, including in both arbitrations and litigation. Drawing on more than 20 years of experience, Robin handles matters ranging from contractual interpretation and allocation of losses to the duty of utmost good faith and the obligations of a reinsurer to follow the fortunes of a cedent. She also has experience with cases involving rate guarantees, third-party commutation obligations and fraud. Her insurance experience includes disputes involving CGL, D&O, and other professional lines. Her reinsurance experience includes cases focusing on contracts involving life, accident and health, and property casualty coverage.

In addition to handling litigation, Robin counsels insurers and reinsurers on contract wording, emerging risks, long-term care contracts, access to records, privilege within a reinsurance relationship, and cyber-risks. Robin is also knowledgeable about legal issues connected with sports-related concussions, and she regularly speaks to insurance associations about this subject.

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Recipient of the Citizen Lawyer Award, William & Mary Law School, 2019

Selected to the Rising Stars list, Illinois Super Lawyers, 2009-2010, 2012-2013

Named to Chicago Magazine's Top Women Attorneys list - Outstanding Young Attorneys in Illinois, 2013

Memberships and Affiliations

Founder and Executive Director, Educating Africa's Children

Board Member, Illinois Women's Bar Foundation

Education

J.D., William and Mary Law School, 1998

B.A., cum laude, University of Notre Dame, 1995

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Robin Dusek represents insurers, cedents, reinsurers, and pools across the country in insurance and reinsurance disputes, including in both arbitrations and litigation. Drawing on more than 20 years of experience, Robin handles matters ranging from contractual interpretation and allocation of losses to the duty of utmost good faith and the obligations of a reinsurer to follow the fortunes of a cedent. She also has experience with cases involving rate guarantees, third-party commutation obligations and fraud. Her insurance experience includes disputes involving CGL, D&O, and other professional lines. Her reinsurance experience includes cases focusing on contracts involving life, accident and health, and property casualty coverage.

In addition to handling litigation, Robin counsels insurers and reinsurers on contract wording, emerging risks, long-term care contracts, access to records, privilege within a reinsurance relationship, and cyber-risks. Robin is also knowledgeable about legal issues connected with sports-related concussions, and she regularly speaks to insurance associations about this subject.