Carrie Raver is a trial attorney with extensive experience litigating complex commercial disputes throughout the country. She represents public and privately held companies in a variety of commercial litigation matters, including insurance policy enforcement, license agreements, and business torts. Co-chair of the firm’s Insurance Recovery and Counseling Group, Carrie has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of policyholder clients.
Carrie has resolved disputes pertaining to insurance coverage for policyholders in declaratory judgment, breach of contract and bad faith insurance coverage actions, insurer rehabilitation actions, and insurer liquidation actions. She has litigated and advised policyholder clients regarding insurance coverage for data breaches and cybersecurity issues; business email compromises and executive fraud; ransomware and social engineering claims; personal and advertising injury claims; directors and officers and securities claims; professional liability and errors and omissions claims; and crime and fidelity claims.
She also has wide-ranging experience in environmental property damage and underground storage tanks claims; consumer class action claims; general and excess liability claims; business interruption, extra expense and contingent business interruption claims; first-party property claims; product liability claims; and flood claims.
Notably, Carrie litigated one of the few court cases filed to date in the country regarding the scope of coverage available under a cyber insurance policy, resulting in favorable settlements for her client. In addition, Carrie advises policyholder clients on insurance policy enforcement issues and program development, policy negotiation and placement.
Moreover, Carrie is a member of the team assisting the Special Compliance Coordinator appointed by the U.S. Department of Commerce to monitor, assess and report on the U.S. export control compliance of Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation, of Shenzhen, China, and ZTE Kangxun Telecommunications Ltd. of Hi-New Shenzhen, China.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Carrie was with the Chicago office of Mayer Brown LLP.
Professional and Community Involvement
Former member, Board of Directors, DeKalb Health
Former board of trustees member, Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Former board secretary and executive council member, Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Former board member, St. Martin’s Healthcare, Inc.
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