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Degenhardt joins firm’s Insurance Law Practice Group

Attorney Theodore L. Degenhardt IV recently joined Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, as a member of its Insurance Law Practice Group.

Degenhardt, who is a member of the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office, represents insurance companies in coverage matters, including claims related to environmental contamination, construction defects, product liability, property losses and claims involving allegations of commercial crime and advertising injury.

“Ted is an outstanding attorney who adds further depth to our coverage practice,” said Dennis G. Cowan, Plunkett Cooney’s President & CEO. “He is already involved in some of the firm’s more complex insurance coverage litigation.”

A member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Oakland County Bar Association, Degenhardt received his law degree from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2012. While there, he worked as a judicial intern to the Honorable Judges Victoria Roberts and Paul Komives of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Degenhardt received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University in 2009.

Plunkett Cooney is recognized as one of the nation’s leading law firms for insurance coverage litigation. Several members of the firm’s Insurance Law Practice Group have been awarded the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation. In addition to their litigation expertise, Plunkett Cooney attorneys work with their clients to develop new insurance products and to address emergent theories of legal liability.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of transactional and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 140 attorneys in nine Michigan cities, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms, and it was named by American Lawyer Media’s as a “ go-to” law firm in 2016. The firm has also received several awards naming it among the top workplaces in the legal industry.

For more information about Theodore L. Degenhardt IV joining Plunkett Cooney’s Insurance Law Practice Group, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing and Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008; jcornwell@plunkettcooney.com.