Edward M. Joyce

Partner at Jones Day

Edward M. Joyce

Edward M. Joyce

Partner at Jones Day

Biography

Ed Joyce joined Jones Day as a partner in 2010. Ed has extensive experience in insurance coverage litigation relating to professional liability, directors' and officers' liability, first-party property/business interruption claims, employee dishonesty, data/equipment damage, unfair competition, construction defect, intellectual property, advertising injury, business torts, products liability, employment liability, and environmental liability in courts throughout the United States.

Ed represents policyholders in a wide range of industries such as food and beverage, industrial, textile, retail, real estate/construction, media/entertainment, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, energy, financial services, and municipalities. He has secured more than $600 million in verdicts/settlements in his representation of policyholders, which include Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Ed represented one of the largest employers in Louisiana in insurance coverage litigation regarding a significant property/business interruption claim resulting from damage to 36 medical facilities caused by Hurricane Katrina; a television station regarding property/business interruption claims resulting from the 9/11 attacks; a major restaurant chain in international litigation regarding business interruption claims in New York and Washington, D.C. as a result of the 9/11 attacks; and the city of Englewood, Colorado in a landmark victory for policyholders in which the Colorado Supreme Court ordered insurance companies to defend the city against environmental claims at a landfill. Ed also represents various companies regarding significant professional liability/director and officers liability claims and has served as insurance coverage counsel to debtors in certain high-profile bankruptcy proceedings.

Ed regularly speaks at industry functions and to media including CNNfn, New York Times and Business Insurance on insurance coverage issues. He has published numerous articles on insurance coverage matters, including articles in Corporate Counsel Magazine and Corporate Legal Times, and has been invited to speak at the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) Annual Conference several times over the past 16 years.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Ed was a partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and a shareholder at Heller Ehrman LLP where he was the creator and Editor-In-Chief of Heller Ehrman's insurance coverage newsletter, The Policyholder Perspective. Prior to that, Ed was a partner with the law firm of Anderson Kill & Olick, where he co-chaired the Insurance Coverage practice group. He created and was editor-in-chief of AKO's their insurance coverage newsletter, The Policyholder Advisor. In addition, he held several leadership positions, including vice-chairman of the insurance coverage practice group and chairman of that practice group’s marketing efforts.

Honors and Distinctions:

Ed has been recognized as a leading lawyer for insurance coverage disputes by Chambers USA (2006-2010) and hailed as an "established name" for corporate policyholders; clients say he "can really take charge of a negotiation and assemble an excellent team of lawyers who provide a high level of service". In addition, Ed is listed in New York Super Lawyers (2007-2010).

Admitted:

New York; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, Western District of Michigan, and District of Colorado; and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Fifth, and Tenth Circuits.

Insurance Recovery Experience:

Represented Ochsner Clinic Foundation, one of the largest employers in New Orleans and Louisiana, in an insurance coverage litigation in Louisiana federal court regarding a $90 million first party property/business interruption claim resulting from physical damage to 36 of Ochsner’s medical facilities caused by Hurricane Katrina.

Represented Rank Group Plc. (Hard Rock Café) in international litigation regarding its business interruption claims for the New York and Washington, D.C. Hard Rock Café restaurants as a result of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Represented RAG American Coal Holding, Inc. in two major property damage, extra expense, business interruption claims following a mine fire and an explosion.

Represented Paxson Communications Corporation in multistate litigation regarding its property damage, business interruption and extra expense losses incurred as a result of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Represented WellCare Health Plans, Inc., an HMO, with respect to errors and omissions liability claims under policies sold by AISLIC arising out of wrongful acts alleged by one of WellCare’s sales/marketing agents. The case was argued before the Florida District Court of Appeal.

Represented PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, seeking errors and omissions coverage for a US$182 million verdict resulting from a claim brought by the receiver for Ambassador Insurance Company.

Represented Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc. in litigation regarding a competitor’s wrongful act claims under a directors and officers liability insurance policy, and in litigation regarding construction defect/property damage claims under a CGL insurance policy.

Represented Calpine Corporation with respect to directors and officers liability insurance claims involving multiple securities class actions and ERISA actions.
Represented Warnaco Group, Inc. with respect to directors and officers liability insurance claims involving a competitor’s wrongful act claims, multiple shareholder securities class actions and an SEC investigation.

Represented a brewing company’s claims for coverage under D&O and fiduciary liability policies for securities class actions and ERISA actions.

Represented manufacturer in two-week trial in Roskam Baking Company v. Northern Ins. of New York regarding insurance coverage for property and business interruption claims resulting from a catastrophic fire resulting in a judgment in excess of US$10 million.

Represented municipalities in Compass Ins. Co., et al. v. City of Littleton & City of Englewood, a landmark victory for municipalities and policyholders in insurance law, in which the Colorado Supreme Court ordered insurance companies to defend the cities against environmental claims at the Lowry Landfill.

Represented construction company in Weitz/Citadel v. Tokio Marine & Fire Ins. Co., et al., in which a Florida federal court ordered Tokio Marine to defend Weitz/Citadel against construction liability claims.

Represented major steel manufacturer in litigation involving first party and business interruption claims resulting from an explosion at one of the steel manufacturer’s facilities.

Represented beer manufacturer in Adolph Coors Co. v. American Ins. Co., in which a Colorado federal court sanctioned Liberty Mutual for its “hardball litigation,” and ordered Liberty to defend Coors’ environmental claims and subsequently ordered Liberty to pay Coors’ insurance coverage attorney fees.

Represented shipbuilder in Avondale Indus., Inc v. Travelers Indem. Co., a landmark victory for policyholders in insurance law in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Represented Connell Limited Partnership in Connell Limited Partnership v. Dayton Industries, Inc., a product liability case successfully argued in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Education
Fordham University School of Law
New York, United States
J.D.
Law
1983 To 1986
Columbia College
New York, United States
A.B.
History
1979 To 1983
Job History
Jones Day
Partner
New York, NY, United States
June 2010 - present
www.jonesday.com
Orrick, Herrington &Sutcliffe LLP
Partner
New York, NY, United States
October 2008 - June 2010
Heller Ehrman LLP
Shareholder
New York, NY, United States
July 2000 - October 2008
Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C.
Member
New York, NY, United States
May 1990 - July 2000

Overview
RelSci Relationships

2599

Number of Awards

1

Relationships
RelSci Relationships are individuals Edward M. Joyce likely has professional access to. A relationship does not necessarily indicate a personal connection.

Partner at Jones Day

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner, Practice Leader Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation at Jones Day

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Jones Day

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner-in-Charge Chicago at Jones Day

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Jones Day

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Jones Day

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Jones Day

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner at Jones Day

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Director at United Way of the Bay Area

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Managing Partner at Jones Day

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Paths to Edward M. Joyce
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
You
Edward M. Joyce
Partner at Jones Day
Education
JD
Class of 1986

Fordham University School of Law (commonly known as Fordham Law or Fordham Law School) is a part of Fordham University in the United States. The School is located in the Borough of Manhattan in New York City, and is one of eight ABA-approved law schools in that city.

AB
Class of 1983

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Career History
Partner
Current

Jones Day LP provides legal services. The company's practice areas include banking and finance, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, government regulations, tax, financial institutions litigation and regulation, business restructuring, and private equity. It offers services to the airlines, aviation, automotive, construction, energy, healthcare, insurance, media, pharmaceuticals and telecommunication industries. Jones Day was founded in March 1893 by Edwin J. Blandin and William Lowe Rice and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the New York Bar
Events
Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
13th Annual RIMS Conference & Exhibition

The risk community gathered in Los Angeles to experience RIMS 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition. This industry-leading event featured three days of world-class educational sessions, our inspiring keynote speaker, an energetic and resourceful Exhibit Hall and the entertaining Conference Finale.

Speaker
Los Angeles Convention Center-Los Angeles, CA
13th Annual RIMS Conference & Exhibition

The risk community gathered in Los Angeles to experience RIMS 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition. This industry-leading event featured three days of world-class educational sessions, our inspiring keynote speaker, an energetic and resourceful Exhibit Hall and the entertaining Conference Finale.

Other Affiliations

Edward M. Joyce is affiliated with Jones Day

This web site is not endorsed by, directly affiliated with, maintained, authorized, or sponsored by Edward M. Joyce. The use of any trade name or trademark is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder. The Presence of Edward M. Joyce's profile does not indicate a business or promotional relationship of any kind between RelSci and Edward M. Joyce.