John H. Fontham

Jack Fontham

is a partner in King & Spalding’s Washington Office and a member of the firm’s Insurance Coverage and Recovery Practice. Mr. Fontham’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on insurance coverage litigation, arbitration, and consultation. Mr. Fontham exclusively represents policyholders and has litigated claims arising under most traditional lines of insurance, including general liability, property damage, business interruption, directors and officers liability, environmental and pollution, advertising injury and intellectual property, political risk, employment practices liability, automobile liability, errors and omissions, and fidelity and crime coverage. Mr. Fontham also has counseled numerous clients on the form and structure of their fronting, captive, and self-insured coverage programs and has litigated disputes arising under those programs. Mr. Fontham has extensive experience representing policyholders in the construction, energy, life sciences, and consumer products industry sectors.


Negotiating Additional Insured Provisions in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Decision; Client Alert (May 2013)

Insurance Coverage for Claims Arising Out of The Madoff Investment Scandal; Client Alert (January 2009)

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Energy & Natural Resources , 2) Healthcare Industry , 3) Insurance Coverage/Recovery and 4) Construction and Real Estate
Law School J.D., University of Virginia
Admitted Year 1996
Education B.A., University of Virginia
Bar Member / Association American Bar Association
Most recent firm King & Spalding LLP
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