Kim V. Marrkand

Member / Chair, Insurance Practice vCard


  • Suffolk University Law School (JD)
  • Northeastern University (MS)
  • Marquette University (BA)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • United States Supreme Court

Kim is Co-Chair of the firm’s Insurance, Reinsurance, Investigations & Risk Management Practice. She specializes in representing and advising insurers and reinsurers on the business and legal implications of a variety of complex coverage issues.

Her breadth of experience includes representing insurers with respect to coverage issues involving pollution, environmental, bad faith, tobacco, construction defect, product liability, directors and officers, bankruptcy, asbestos, and emerging risks. Kim represents cedants and reinsurers in disputes and litigation with respect to the applicability and/or scope of coverage under treaties or facultative certificates. Her practice also includes representing insurers in the London market and in state, bankruptcy, and federal courts across the country.

As lead counsel in numerous high-exposure coverage cases, Kim has developed successful models for effective case management and has designed and implemented litigation strategies that are driven by the business needs of the client. Kim also has a broad range of experience in advising and representing companies with respect to commercial business disputes in general, and environmental matters in particular.

She frequently speaks and writes on coverage issues and is an editor of the Insurance Coverage Law Bulletin.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Chambers USA: Massachusetts – Insurance (2017 – 2018)
  • Best Lawyers in America: Insurance Law (2007 – 2018)
  • Boston Globe Magazine: Boston’s Best Lawyers (2008)
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Insurance Coverage (2005 – 2017)
  • Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Member, American Bar Association Tort and Insurance Practice Section
  • Member, ARIAS
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, Women’s Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association