Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
Thorn Rosenthal is a member of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP's insurance litigation and commercial litigation practice groups.
Thorn has represented many of the largest US, Bermudian and European insurers and reinsurers over the past 30 years in a broad range of complex disputes, transactions, and domestic and international regulatory matters. Many have involved hundreds of millions or, in several instances, billions of dollars. Although Thorn has succeeded in settling the majority of disputes he has handled, he has extensive trial experience in state and federal courts, before both judges and juries, and in arbitration/appraisal proceedings.
Thorn is the author of the Bermuda market excess general liability policy form and has drafted numerous other policy forms and reinsurance treaties. Thorn has also represented numerous major financial institutions (including investment and commercial banks) in resolving disputes and transactions and has a broad understanding of their businesses. Clients have included insurers and reinsurers, such as The AIG Companies, Ironshore Inc., Kemper Insurance Companies, Swiss Re, XL Insurance Ltd., and Zurich/Centre Group, brokers and intermediaries like Marsh & McLennan Companies and Integro, as well as leading financial institutions including Citibank and JPMorgan Chase.
Thorn has been consistently recommended as a leading insurance lawyer by a number of publishers, including The Legal 500, Chambers USA, Euromoney's Benchmark Litigation, Euromoney's The Best of the Best USA and is named among the top 25 insurance practitioners in the world by Euromoney's The Best of the Best World.
Thorn has taught classes relating to insurance and reinsurance issues at Yale Law School and New York Law School, and regularly teaches CLE programs on trial preparation, negotiation skills, transfer of insurance and reinsurance risk to the capital markets, and other subjects.
Thorn became a partner in 1983.