Insurance Law , Litigation
H. Marc Tepper is the Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Philadelphia office and serves as co-chair of the firm’s Insurance & Reinsurance Practice Group. Marc is a first-chair trial lawyer highly regarded for his successful representations in complex commercial disputes. With more than 25 years’ experience, his diverse practice straddles corporate transactions and trial work, with a focus on corporate governance, financial services and corporate insurance. Marc is a member of the Firm’s Associates Committee, which plays a key role in developing associates and senior attorneys.
Marc Tepper has been named as a 2019 Distinguished Leader by The Legal Intelligencer. Marc has also been consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in Pennsylvania by Chambers USA since 2015. In the Chambers publication, clients noted him as “a practical and savvy lawyer who gets to the core of what needs to be done.” Also in 2017, Marc was chosen for inclusion in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best of the Bar: Philadelphia’s Top Lawyers in Business Litigation.
Marc has successfully litigated securities class action matters, breach of fiduciary duty, corporate control, antitrust and consumer fraud class actions. In 2016, he was selected to represent the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in constitutional and jurisdictional issues of first impression. He previously represented the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands in the landmark $205 billion settlement with the tobacco industry.
Marc recently concluded a commercial earn out dispute involving revenue recognition issues related to the rebuilding of the World Trade Center in New York City. He frequently counsels insurance and banking industry clients in a wide range of services, including, reinsurance contracts, liquidation, and FDIC laws, regulations and related acts. Additionally, he has handled insurance-specific transactions along with the accompanying Insurance Department regulatory filings.
Marc handles various insurance matters, such as those involving art losses, cyber insurance, recall coverage and related claims, errors and omissions, intellectual property and other business tort claims. Representative clients include insurance companies, bank directors and officers, lenders, governments, licensed professionals, law firms and companies in corporate governance and control disputes. He has also handled FDA issues regarding the sale of dietary supplements and has handled a wide variety of product recall related disputes.
Marc has also represented attorneys in federal jury trials to verdict and other professionals in complex business matters.
Marc previously served on the Board of Governors for the Philadelphia Bar Association and as President of the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce as well as on the regional United Way Cabinet.
Marc is chair of Buchanan’s Insurance and Reinsurance Group.
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