Christopher P. Leise

Christopher Leise focuses his practice on complex insurance and commercial litigation, including the representation of licensed insurance agents and brokers in professional liability claims and agency contract disputes. He also has extensive experience litigating complex insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, RICO and insurance fraud claims, fire damage claims, and ERISA disputes. Chris works with regional and national brokerage firms defending professional liability claims and handling disputes with insurance companies throughout the mid-Atlantic region, as well as with commercial insurance carriers defending allegations of bad faith.

Chris has published and lectured on the topics of insurance broker professional liability, fire litigation, insurance bad faith and insurance coverage for the American Bar Association, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and the Practicing Law Institute.

After graduating from law school, Chris served as a law clerk to the Honorable William Bishoff of the New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) General Commercial Litigation, 2) Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith, 3) Professional Liability and 4) Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability
Law School Rutgers University School of Law, (JD, 1978)
Education Clark University, (BA, 1974)
Bar Member / Association American Bar Association; Tort and Insurance Practice Section
Most recent firm White and Williams LLP
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