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Sabina Danek represents the interests of domestic and international insurers in professional liability, general liability, commercial crime, and D&O contexts. She focuses her practice on insurance coverage litigation and arbitration with respect to both primary and excess coverage of public and private entities. Sabina’s experience includes coverage analysis, risk exposure and mitigation, and appropriate reserve and resolution strategies. She carefully guides her clients in reaching efficient resolutions of coverage disputes in pre-suit, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution forums. Sabina also serves as defense counsel for various claims and issues, including wrongful death, product liability, and employment matters.

Sabina’s diversified experience includes counseling clients in claims administration and policy analysis matters, as well as representing clients in complex disputes involving multi-billion dollar construction projects, hostile takeovers of Fortune 500 companies, trade union fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, shipping conflicts of international trade organizations, and all manner of financial fraud and professional malpractice.

In addition to her litigation and coverage practice, Sabina regularly conducts training seminars for claims and underwriting staff on emerging insurance coverage issues, jurisdictional concerns, and best practices for claims handling.

Prior to joining Wilford LLP, Sabina worked extensively in civil litigation matters at both trial and appellate levels. As in-house counsel for a Florida-based insurance company, she independently handled a heavy caseload of insurance defense and coverage lawsuits. Sabina also worked as an associate for a boutique law firm representing businesses in complex litigation and international trade regulatory matters, including economic sanctions.

Sabina received her law degree from Notre Dame Law School, where she served as a member of the ABA National Moot Court Team. As a research assistant to Professor Jimmy Gurulé, former Under Secretary of Enforcement at the U.S. Department of Treasury, Sabina assisted in drafting a treatise on national security law as well as writing amicus briefs filed U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Sabina, a Chicago native, enjoys spoiling her dogs and reading historical biographies.