Carlos concentrates on counseling and representing insurance companies with regard to insurance coverage and extra-contractual matters. His practice involves a wide range of insurance issues and policies including general liability, errors and omissions, directors and officers, and first-party property.
Before returning to private practice in 2009, Carlos served as Vice President, Director Claims Strategic at RiverStone Claims Management LLC for over a decade. At RiverStone Carlos focused on evaluating, litigating, and resolving many of the most volatile and complex exposures faced by affiliated insurance companies, including TIG Insurance Company. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of insurance coverage and extra-contractual matters, particularly in long-tail claims such as asbestos, pharmaceutical, and environmental losses.
Prior to joining RiverStone, Carlos practiced as a partner at Bollinger, Ruberry & Garvey, where his national practice concentrated on counseling and representing insurance companies in a broad range of insurance coverage matters. His practice involved a variety of underlying losses and liabilities, including contamination of groundwater, soil, air, and buildings, damage to tangible and intangible property interests, and bodily, personal and advertising injury. Carlos was responsible for advising and representing insurers with respect to general liability, package, errors and omissions, directors and officers, and first-party property policies. In addition, his practice included drafting insurance policies and endorsements.
Carlos lectures regularly on topics relating to insurance coverage and extra-contractual obligations. He is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Law and holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management. His professional activities include the Illinois Bar Association, American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute and the Federation of Defense and Corporate of Counsel. He also received the 2013 Leading Lawyer award associated with the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.
- Village of Crestwood v. Ironshore Specialty Ins. Co., 2013 IL App. (1st Dist.) 120112
- TIG Insurance Co. v. Tyco International Ltd., __ F.Supp.2d __ (U.S.D.C. M.D. PA. 2013)
- Stryker Corporation v. XL Insurance Company, 681 F.3d 819 (6th Cir. 2012)
- TIG Insurance Co. v. Monongahela Power Co., 209 Md. App. 146, 58 A.3d 497 (2012), certiorari granted TIG Insurance Co. v. Monongahela Power Co., 431 Md. 219, 64 A.3d 496 (Md. Apr. 22, 2013)