Lewis K. Loss
Lew Loss has been actively engaged in the private practice of law for thirty years. He serves as advisor and advocate for a diverse and growing group of valued clients.
Mr. Loss devotes a very substantial portion of his practice to the representation of liability insurers. He frequently is called upon by insurers to provide advice and counseling with respect to complex coverage issues involving a broad array of insurance products, including directors and officers liability policies, employment practices liability insurance policies, health care organization liability policies, non-profit organization liability policies, managed care organization liability policies, accountants liability policies, lawyers liability policies, commercial general liability policies, fidelity bonds, trust errors and omissions policies, and others. Mr. Loss has represented insurers in disputes all across the country and has successfully litigated cases in both federal and state court in numerous jurisdictions on behalf of insurer clients. Mr. Loss has extensive experience in the use of ADR techniques. His writings on issues of interest to liability insurers have been published in national periodicals, and he has spoken on a variety of issues at professional symposia as well.
Mr. Loss also has many years of experience serving as counsel for non-profit organizations. Most notably, Mr. Loss leads the firm in its role as general counsel to the non-profit Commission on Presidential Debates. In that capacity, he provides ongoing corporate advice, as well as more specialized advice pertaining to the special set of legal issues bearing on the sponsorship of presidential debates. Mr. Loss also has participated in multiple international delegations to counsel emerging and fragile democracies on the sponsorship of televised candidate debates.
Mr. Loss also enjoys a selective practice involving the representation of reinsurers and various non-insurance entities in connection with various civil matters.
Before the firm’s founding in 2003, Mr. Loss was a partner for many years in the law firm of Ross, Dixon & Bell, LLP (now known as Troutman Sanders LLP).
Mr. Loss has been named one of "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" by Chambers USA and a “Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer.” He also is included in the International Who's Who Of Business Lawyers.
Insurance Coverage Litigation and Counseling
Representation of Non-Profit Organizations
J.D., Harvard Law School, 1983
B.A., University of Michigan, 1980, with distinction
Bar and Court Admissions
District of Columbia
United States Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals - District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals - 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals - 8th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals - 9th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals - 11th Circuit
U.S. District Court - District of Columbia
U.S. District Court - Colorado
U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
Other Professional Affiliations
Professional Liability Underwriters Society