Tom Marrinson


Tom Marrinson is a partner in the Insurance Recovery Group of Reed Smith LLP, resident in the Chicago office.

Tom’s practice includes coverage litigation, complex commercial litigation and insurance-related counseling.

Tom’s coverage litigation experience spans a broad array of insurance disputes, including those involving first-party property and business interruption, D&O, professional liability, asbestos, and other mass tort claims, environmental clean-up, and lead paint exposure. He also frequently counsels Fortune 500 companies on many types of insurance-related matters. Tom’s insurance coverage practice is nationwide and has involved litigation and alternative dispute resolution proceedings in jurisdictions throughout the United States and abroad.

Tom’s insurance counseling experience includes advising public and private companies on representations and warranties insurance, risk transfer and policy negotiation issues, as well as assisting in placement of a diverse array of specialized coverages for film, television and one-off media events.

Tom is a frequent lecturer on insurance-related issues and has authored numerous insurance-related articles and publications, including Insurance Coverage Disputes, a comprehensive guide to the law of insurance coverage, and Professional Liability Insurance, an in-the-trenches treatise for lawyers grappling with professional liability insurance issues.

Tom has been recognized as a leading insurance lawyer by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2004-2018), The Best Lawyers in America (2006-2018) and Super Lawyers (2007-2018). Tom received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his law degree from UCLA.