Martha E Conlin

Martha E Conlin

Partner Chicago, United States


  • Illinois


  • Northwestern University, JD, 1996
  • St. Mary's College, BA, 1993

Martha is a Partner in the Chicago office and brings extensive experience in litigating and arbitrating commercial and insurance coverage matters throughout the United States. Her successful track record covers everything from general liability, products liability, technology and media liability, and construction to property, asbestos, environmental, reinsurance, mass tort and contribution claims.

Martha has represented insurers and reinsurers including the London insurance market in many facets of their business. She’s litigated long-tail claims arising from environmental contamination and exposure to toxic substances including asbestos, and handled disputes involving construction defect claims and cyber risks. Martha has also helped clients avoid litigation by resolving disputes through arbitration, mediation and other alternative proceedings.

Work highlights

  • Successfully defended multimillion insurance coverage claims involving asbestos and environmental claims. 
  • Successfully arbitrated many complex reinsurance disputes.