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HOWARD B. RANDELL
Partner

P: (312) 368-4554 x121
F: (312) 368-4562


HOWARD B. RANDELL
Partner

P: (312) 368-4554 x121
F: (312) 368-4562


HOWARD B. RANDELL, a Shareholder with the Firm and co-chair of its insurance coverage practice group, has over 25 years of experience in domestic and international Insurance coverage and litigation matters, representing U.S, London and Asian market insurers.  His experience includes both first and third party coverage, claims defense and bad faith issues under a variety of insurance policies in both a commercial and personal lines context. He also focuses his practice on the defense and coverage of transportation, warehouse and related inland marine claims. 

Mr. Randell has litigated cases across the country in both federal and state courts.  A representative sampling of those jurisdictions include Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, Texas, Colorado and California. He is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois, the Appellate Bars for United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth, Sixth and Seventh Circuits, the Supreme Court of the United States and numerous state courts on a pro hac vice basis. 

He is a frequent lecturer to insurance companies and industry groups and has served as a panelist for the Property Loss Research Bureau at both its national and regional conferences. Howard authored Property Insurance, “Types of Coverage Available” for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education and is an active participant in the Conference of Freight Counsel, Transportation Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute and the Chicago Bar Association Insurance Law Committee.

Mr. Randell is a graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A.), and DePaul University College of Law (J.D.). 

 

Reported Decisions

Travelers Ins. v. Panalpina Inc., 2010 WL 3894105 (N.D.Ill. September 30, 2010)

A representative sampling of his reported decisions include:

Travelers Ins. v. Panalpina Inc., 2010 WL 3894105 (N.D.Ill. September 30, 2010)

Evangelical Benefit Trust v. Lloyd's Underwriters Syndicate Nos. 2987, 1607, 1183 and 2001, 2010 WL 2927404 (N.D.Ill. July 19, 2010)

Jetstream of Houston, Inc. v. Aqua Pro Inc., 2010 WL 669458 (N.D.Ill. February 22, 2010)

Moran Industries, Inc. v. Higdon, 2008 WL 4874114 (N.D.Ill. June 26, 2008)

Corning, Inc. v. DHL Holdings (USA), Inc., 2007 WL 3124690 (E.D.Ky. October 25, 2007)

Hendricks v. Westport Ins. Corp., 2007 WL 1655235 (S.D.Ill. June 07, 2007)

Baloise Ins. Co., Ltd. v. Harring, 2006 WL 1455748 (M.D.Pa. May 24, 2006)

Baloise Ins. Co., Ltd. v. Harring, 2006 WL 1310792 (M.D.Pa. May 11, 2006)

Central Mut. Ins. Co. v. Useong Intern., Ltd., 394 F.Supp.2d 1043 (N.D.Ill. October 03, 2005)

Lustig v. Brown, 2004 WL 1244147 (N.D.Ill. June 03, 2004)

Allianz CP General Ins. Co. Ltd. v. Blue Anchor Line, 2004 WL 1048228 (S.D.N.Y. May 07, 2004)

Indemnity Ins. Co. of North America v. Hanjin Shipping Co., 348 F.3d 628 (7th Cir.(Ill.) October 31, 2003)

Indemnity Ins. Co. of North America v. Hanjin Shipping Co., 206 F.Supp.2d 927 (N.D.Ill. June 14, 2002)

Tokio Marine & Fire Ins. Group v. J.J. Phoenix Exp., Ltd., 156 F.Supp.2d 889 (N.D.Ill. March 30, 2001)

William Wrigley, Jr. Co. v. Stanley Transp., Inc., 121 F.Supp.2d 670 (N.D.Ill. February 22, 2000)

William Wrigley, Jr. Co. v. Stanley Transportation, Inc., 1999 WL 608710 (N.D.Ill. August 04, 1999)

Sompo Japan Ins. Inc. v. Nippon Cargo Airlines Co., 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25931 (N.D. Ill. December 15, 2004)

Nieman Marcus Group, Inc. v. Quast Transfer, Inc., 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9564 (N.D. Ill. June 14, 2002)