Pamela Prednis serves as Special Counsel at Wilford LLP. Ms. Prednis is a coverage attorney with experience in high-exposure claim counseling and management for prominent domestic and international clients in cases of worldwide interest. She has expertise in rendering complex coverage positions on behalf of insurers, and directing and negotiating multi-billion dollar cases. She has represented primary and excess carriers in claims involving bankruptcy trustee litigation, directors’ and officers’ liability, employment discrimination, ERISA actions, medical malpractice, merger and acquisition lawsuits, professional liability, real estate actions, SEC and other regulatory proceedings, securities fraud class actions, and shareholder derivative litigation.
Ms. Prednis serves as coverage counsel for insurers in high-exposure lawsuits of worldwide recognition involving multi-million dollar policy limits on both a primary and excess basis. She advances intricate coverage positions consistent with client philosophy, resulting in the withdrawal and abandonment of claims exposing clients to hundreds of millions of dollars in liability. Directs litigation, supervises defense counsel and negotiates with insureds to successfully resolve coverage disputes. Consults insurers on risk analysis and evaluates liability exposure; reviews and recommends policy language.
Professional or Trade Affiliation
- Illinois State Bar Association