Adrian Azur


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Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2003, magna cum laude

B.A., Emory University, 2000, with honors


District of Columbia




Adrian Azer is a partner in the Insurance Recovery Practice Group, who exclusively represents corporate policyholders in a variety of complex insurance coverage matters.

His practice focuses on insurance recovery for cybersecurity breaches, government investigations, and mass tort claims. He has handled disputes over general liability coverage for various toxic tort and environmental claims, including claims by governmental entities; disputes over directors and officers coverage; and disputes over errors and omissions coverage. Adrian has represented public and private companies, non-profit entities, and government contractors, and litigated against insurers in state and federal courts across the nation and various arbitration tribunals.

Adrian has also worked on corporate bankruptcy and insolvency matters, complex commercial litigation, and complex claims resolution. As part of his bankruptcy work, he represented multiple creditors’ committees and various other financial institutions.

Adrian’s articles on cyber insurance have been published in Inside Counsel magazine and in Law360. He has also written about government investigations for Corporate Counselor magazine, an AmLaw publication.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • "Mich. Ruling Isn't Last Word On COVID-19 Insurance Claims," co-author, Law360, July 28, 2020.
  • “Navigating the Microbe and Pollution Exclusions: Insurance Recovery During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” Insurance Coverage Law Center, June 15, 2020.
  • "Supply Chain Disruptions & Other Financial Effects of the Coronavirus," webinar, American Bankruptcy Institute, March 10, 2020.
  • "3 Business Risk Exclusions Insureds May Misunderstand," co-author, Law360, January 3, 2020.

Selected Client Representations

  • Represented a Fortune 100 company in massive litigation, against nearly 60 insurance companies, over coverage for hundreds of thousands of asbestos-related and silica-related bodily injury claims. The case, which involved a dispute over hundreds of millions of dollars in coverage, resulted in numerous favorable rulings for the client.
  • Represented Fortune 100 company in environmental insurance coverage litigation in multiple jurisdictions, obtaining several favorable rulings.
  • Represented non-profit entity in pursuing D&O coverage for a government investigation, with the litigation resolving in a favorable settlement for the non-profit entity.
  • Represented a broker dealer in pursuing D&O coverage for numerous third-party claims, where the insurer agreed to pay on-going defense costs.
  • Represented a “start-up” business in placing its insurance coverage program.
  • Represented a Fortune 100 company in addressing its rights under various COLI policies.

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