2000 Market Street, Suite 550
Philadelphia, PA 19103
- Dominican University of California; Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 2008
- Drexel University School of Law 2011
- Pennsylvania 2011
- New Jersey 2011
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Dennis Chow in a partner in the firm’s Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Department. Mr. Chow represents corporate clients in all aspects of insurance coverage counseling and litigation, including claims involving allegations of extracontractual liability.
Mr. Chow regularly provides opinions and strategic advice to clients in a wide variety of coverage issues arising under personal and commercial insurance policies.
Mr. Chow has also been asked to present educational seminars to clients on claims handling and the identification of coverage issues arising under specialized insurance products. Most recently, Mr. Chow presented a webinar to insurance professionals on the scope of acts, errors, and omissions coverage under garage/auto dealers policies.
Mr. Chow has successfully litigated significant insurance coverage cases in both state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Chow has been selected as a “Rising Star” in the 2019 and 2020 editions of “Super Lawyers” published in Philadelphia Magazine.
Some representative matters include the following:
- Successfully obtained summary judgment in numerous declaratory judgment actions to confirm that no duty to defend is owed for faulty workmanship claims against developers and contractors.
- Won favorable declaratory judgment based on the intentional act exclusion for claim arising out of alleged sexual abuse.
- Secured a verdict and judgment in excess of $2 million at trial to confirm the availability of additional insured coverage for defense and indemnification arising out of a significant construction accident claim.
- Regularly explore risk transfer for insurers and their insureds, including evaluation of availability of contractual indemnification and other insurance.