Seth Row is a partner at Miller Nash LLP and co-chair of the firm’s Insurance Recovery Practice Team. He is an experienced insurance problem-solver and business litigator, representing commercial policyholders, including banks, manufacturers, developers, agriculturists, and public entities, in litigation and negotiation of insurance disputes. Seth has assisted clients in recovering millions of dollars in insurance proceeds under many insurance policies, including:
* commercial property (business interruption)
* general liability (CGL) policies
* employment practices liability (EPL)
* directors’ & officers’ (D&O)
* errors & omissions (E&O)
* stock, cargo, and marine coverages
Seth’s coverage litigation practice has involved several issues of first impression in Oregon insurance law, including the duty to defend EPA enforcement actions under long-tail liability policies, coverage for intellectual property and timber trespass disputes, and recovery of attorney fees. Seth also provides counseling on business risk management and effective insurance procurement, particularly in emerging areas such as cyber breach prevention and cannabis.
He is a frequent speaker and author on litigation and insurance matters, and has been recognized by Oregon Super Lawyers magazine and other publications. Seth serves in the leadership of the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation, the ABA’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, and the Multnomah Bar Association. Seth is the founder and editor of The Northwest Policyholder, a firm blog focusing on insurance coverage issues in the Pacific Northwest.
Seth earned his bachelor’s degree at Yale University before receiving his law degree with distinction (cum laude) from Georgetown University Law Center.